|07-26-2011, 05:20 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: In a mitten!
Device: Kobo Wifi
Kobo to develop app independent of Apple?
Caught this article over at MediaBistro about Kobo developing a new iOS app that would be more adaptable to different platforms and potentially free it from Apple's (evil?) clutches.
Kobo to Release HTML5 App
What do folks make of this?
|07-26-2011, 05:47 PM||#2|
Join Date: Nov 2007
Device: Wife: Touch, Arc, Vox Me: Nexus 7, Glo
Interesting... The other thing I wonder about is from a Blog post by the IOS Software Chief Architect at Kobo. His blog is at http://quatermain.tumblr.com/ but read back to http://quatermain.tumblr.com/day/2011/07/11 where he mentions moving to work for Apple. I wonder if moving to a more HTML 5 based solution means less IOS integration?
(Just musing through the top of my head)
|07-27-2011, 08:55 AM||#3|
Trying for calm & polite
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Mostly in Canada
Device: kobo original, WiFI, Touch, Glo, and Aura
Per his twitter feed, he ended up not taking the job with Apple.
|07-27-2011, 11:44 AM||#5|
Join Date: Nov 2008
Device: Kobo eReader
Woah, did you guys see his latest blog post?
|07-27-2011, 12:37 PM||#6|
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Arlington, Texas
Device: Kindle Voyage, iPad Mini 2, iPhone 6+, Nexus 7.2
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