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Google Gears for Mobile released

Motti [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, March 4, 2008
11 years ago2,286 views

It's compatible with Gears 0.2 (current "desktop" version) and released only for Windows Mobile IE for now. The main useful functionality is the persistent store which can be used as a cache between sessions – which will save data bandwidth and it provides a consistant Javascript API across mobile browsers. They say the Android

See google-code-updates.blogspot.c ... and googlemobile.blogspot.com/2008 ...

(I'm really excited about this because I was working next to guys at Google who did this when this was under development and I thought then it was the coolest idea for enabling mobile apps. I just hope it hits off.)

Motti [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Incomplete sentence: They say the Android (Webkit) version will follow.

Motti [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Btw, when I say the main functionality is the persistent store – it means mobile apps acn work offline, in case the significance of this isn't clear.

Ben Allen [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Maybe I should hold out for an Android phone.

Colin Colehour [PersonRank 10]

11 years ago #

Can't wait till this comes out for the iPhone.

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