Apps Archive

This a three-part blog series about Progressive Web Apps. In the first article in the series ‘Why Progressive Web Apps (PWA) is not good news for Native and Hybrid app developers‘ I tried to explain the imminence of Progressive Web Apps. After reading it many of my readers asked me about the difference between a Progressive Web App and Responsive web app. In fact, with many new mobile development jargons springing up every day it really is hard to understand the technology concept especially when they are cryptic with synonyms.  To me, a Progressive Web App is a progression or the next step for a Responsive web app. That is, if you have a web site (web page/web app) that is mobile responsive then you leverage the new …

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All of us use Gmail. It has become an integral part of our web life. Most of us also use Gmail as our corporate email using the Google Apps for Business. I personally use 6 different Gmail accounts. With so much dependency in Gmail, it is only natural that we have a tab for Gmail always opened in our browsers. But have you ever noticed the amount of memory that single Gmail tab takes? Well here is what happens to my Gmail tab. It is around 243 MB for that single Gmail account. And with each account additional Gmail tab a similar amount of memory get used up. There are times when my whole system become slow with these multiple Gmail accounts running in the background. Gmail Offline is a clean …

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