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iOS 4.3 bugs: Web Clips, WebViews not benefitting from new Nitro JavaScript engine, asynchronous mode, HTML5 caching

iOS 4.3 bugs: Web Clips, WebViews not benefitting from new Nitro JavaScript engine, asynchronous mode, HTML5 caching

While iOS 4.3's Safari is roughly twice as fast as previous versions thanks to the newly ported Nitro JavaScript engine, asynchronous mode, and HTML 5 application cache, it looks like Web Clips (web pages saved to the home screen as icon bookmarks) and WebViews (web browsers embedded in apps) are still using the significantly slower iOS 4.2 tech. The Register suggests a conspiracy --...

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