The old paradigm of applications that had to exist on hard drives is dying. The new cloud paradigm is that of apps that exist anywhere, not tied to a particular service, operating system or device. By developing apps that cater to the user, whatever their niche, users no longer have to accept the limitations of standard desktop applications.
What do you get when you cross cloud computing with mobile computing? The future of web apps, according to many experts in the industry. By using cloud computing, apps will be available anywhere there is access to the internet--but it will take a while to get to that point.