- Launch of HTML5: New programming languages like HTML 5 already provide a fix by enabling data caching on a mobile device, and this allows a cloud application to continue to work until the connection is restored. The intersection between mobile-computing, cloud-computing and rapidly advancing HTML5-WebKit technologies has Google written all over it. They have the cloud applications and services, and are making the push at both the device and desktop browser layers to advance HTML5 Internet application development. They also have a business model enabling them to give away near any soft technology or service they develop. The more people use the Internet, the more money Google makes on the back side. This means HTML5-WebKit, Chrome, Chrome OS, Android and the core Google productivity applications and services all reach critical mass near immediately.
- Superior processing power: As individual Smartphone apps become larger and more plentiful, the superior processing power of the cloud will allow apps to be downloaded as thin clients, with most processing performed on the cloud rather than the headset.
- Cloud-enabled enterprise mobility: The cloud enables collaborative apps to be available 24/7, at any location.
The famous Research Report notes that the processing power of the cloud itself is also key to the future of mobile. Cloud-based mobile apps can scale far beyond the capabilities of any Smartphone. Instead of being limited to the data storage and processing power contained in a mobile device, cloud apps have all the power of a server-based computing infrastructure accessible through an app's mobile interface.