95+ percent of the iphone apps could have been built as W3C widgets on a decently implemented widget runtime, with native functionality API's. That we don't have those widget runtimes is our own fault as developers for cheering on closed platforms like the iphone.
Capacitive touchscreen, and a webkit browser, for less than 140 euro. Couldn't say no to the Samsung Corby, and traded in my plain cell phone. Then again, the samsung mobile browser's info page says it is based on the "wedkit" project. Maybe it's not webkit after all? :)
http://www.browserchoice.eu/Browser... -- Of the 12 browsers on the EU ballot, 6 use trident, 3 use gecko, and 2 use webkit. Opera will not get as much mileage out of their EU complaint as they might wish.
I keep wondering where Microsoft is going to go with IE9, and they keep not talking about it. Then again, I'm getting used to them acting all secret-like as if they're building the atom bomb, and then delivering the browsing equivalent of a penny whistle. ... Maybe that's unfair, they could still surprise me.
Whenever apple releases a new iProduct, the popular press spends a single breath praising it for reinventing its product category, and bashing it for missing essential features. Why does apple reinvention always have to mean a product ends up doing less than its competitors?