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These Android/iPhone apps architecture is very close to web page approach. In web environment, you can load the page, interact with page, you can close it anytime a do something else. Traditional application were different but these modern mobile apps do the same - you open app like page, you navigate somewhere else and OS close app automatically. Some apps are using cloud data but some can use local storage.

Its so close to web architecture, that we can see Chrome browser on the other side - it's architecture is making step towards applications by using processes for loaded web pages. Both architectures are closing - apps are more like web pages and web pages are more like apps ...

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