Google Gears Goes Mobile
Google is making available an application programming interface for storing Web application data on mobile devices.
Google (NSDQ: GOOG) on Tuesday introduced Google Gears for Mobile, its application programming interface for storing Web application data on mobile devices.
The technology is aimed at mobile application developers. It provides them with a way to store data from browser-based applications, like Zoho’s Web-based productivity programs, so those applications can be run when no network signal is available. It also allows mobile application users to reduce network data charges by curtailing network traffic between the user’s device and the wireless network provider.
Full article: informationweek.com