Webapps were the future. Steve Jobs and Apple originally wanted the iPhone to use web pages as Apps. Then people started throwing billions of dollars at Apple so they said Apps were the way to go. However, you can still turn your simple website into a standalone iOS App using some simple META DATA.
This article on using the iPad as a Kiosk is a great starting point. I took incorporated the tips into my site (michaelmontez.com) and you can now save the page as an App.
<meta name="apple-mobile-web-app-capable" content="yes" />;
<link rel="apple-touch-icon" href="/path/to/icon.png" />;
<meta name="apple-mobile-web-app-status-bar-style" content="black" />;
touchevents, as opposed to
hoverevents, to accommodate the limitations of the touchscreen.
The iPad was originally all about webapps. For that reason, you can still turn any webpage/site into an app, no Apple approval required.
Read the full article at Smashing Magazine
UPDATE - once you try this, you will find that you site links open in a new Safari page. You can prevent this by adding the script found here: https://gist.github.com/1042167
Sales and Marketing Analyst, Aspiring Stand-Up Comedian. I have always been that person who likes to take things apart, see how the pieces work, and then put it all back together. Sometimes you put the pieces back exactly how they were, but sometimes you can make it better.