iOS 5 Homescreen Web Apps Will Get a Boost from Mobile Safari's Nitro Engine

iOS allows web apps to look and behave like normal apps if bookmarked on the homescreen. And now with iOS 5, those web apps will be allowed to use Mobile Safari's Nitro JavaScript engine, promising faster, more powerful performance. [Ars Technica]


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Be honest, who actually uses homescreen apps?

Although with Facebook going this route there might be adoption.