This is a very interesting article. It wonders if we might see the “App” model moving to the desktop.

Opinion Tablet media applications have a Google invisibility cloak around their stories. As this spreads a deadly revenue-denying dart could penetrate Google’s media business model.


‘There is no hope in the void’

The worldwide web is wide open, and Google takes full advantage of that, indexing everything it can find and providing access to it. Online media has followed the web model, with hypertext links from articles to sources and companion stories. The Reg is typical of this.

via iPad media apps: Stealthed hobbits thwart Google’s flaming Eye • The Register.