University Marketing & Communications

Create an iOS web app with this simple tip

Marketing Web Team page on iPhone

When viewing a website on Safari for iOS, there’s an option to add it to the user’s Home screen where it will appear like a native app. Normally when the web app is launched, Safari opens and feels like a disruptive experience. The solution is a simple meta tag that will open Safari in full screen mode more smoothly.

Mobile app is now on the BlackBerry

The UW on Nov. 4 became the first university in the nation to launch a mobile app for BlackBerry devices. It’s modeled after our iPhone app, which launched earlier. Both offer course catalogs, campus directories, maps, news, photos and sports scores in a format optimized for mobile devices.

m.UW on iPhone

Connect to UW resources on the go with m.UW for iPhone or iPod touch. The application is available for download via the iPhone App Store.