I’d normally post something like this in the Tech thread, but it occurred to me that those it affects most possibly don’t read or have an interest in the techie type stuff, but I do know in this thread it’s all about bums on seats, conversions and sales.
To cut a very long story short, native apps are the ones you actually install on your phone etc, while web apps are web based and work in the browser (can be wrapped to work as native apps).
Enter “progressive web apps” i.e. web apps that can be installed on the phone and interact with the phone OS.
To the point…I’ve just been reading about where progressive web apps are heading: