Web apps have difficulty accessing many of our favorite mobile device functions, like accelerometers, GPS, camera, and such, and they usually can't run when disconnected from a network like native apps can. You also can't sell them in an app store. If these issues are a concern for you, meet the hybrid app.
The authors of this article, Bryce Curtis, Gill Woodcock, and Todd Kaplinger, write:
"Native and web applications both have advantages and disadvantages, and many arguments have been waged over which is better. In an effort to resolve this battle, a new hybrid application tries to combine the advantages from both native and web applications.
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