Thursday, 31 October 2013

Things to Deliberate Before Developing a Mobile App

Mobile devices are so common and so popular that people are not buying desktops and laptop’s any more. Mobile device is catering to all their needs and it is always with them. Gone were the days when people use to wait for the newspaper in the morning now they read all the news online anytime they want.

Even advertisers are seeing the importance of mobile device and they are trying to capture their prospective customers on this medium. Now companies wants to create application which can help their customer as well as promote their product. Mobile website are becoming as popular as regular websites and even google is giving an option to create ad campaigns specifically for mobile.

But before you create mobile application for your business, you must deliberate these couple of things which are:

Monday, 28 October 2013

How Beneficial Cross Platform Mobile Application Development Is?

The cross platform mobile application development is used for multi-devices. It actually helps to develop applications for multiple platforms running on different mobile devices. It gives facility to the developer to write code only once and the same code can be reused for some other platform. It then helps that code to be run on different tools like PhoneGap, Titanium, Rho Mobile etc. These tools are based on latest web technologies like HTML5,CSS3, JAVA script etc.

These days’ mobile application development companies get inundated with demands for more user-savvy mobile apps in order to hook a sweet bridge between communication and design for both Android and iOs phones. For developing applications running on different platforms the cross-development mobile frameworks, such as IBM Worklight, Adobe’s PhoneGap, are very much in demand these days.

Advantages of Using Cross Platform Mobile Application Development: 

Thursday, 24 October 2013

Native App or Mobile Website or Both

It is very important for your business to capitalize on the growing trend of consumer’s infatuation for applications. More and more people are buying smartphones these days. In fact, people spend more time browsing internet on mobile then they do on their laptop. Having, said that one has to understand that applications are not meant for every business.

You have to take a close look at the pros and cons of developing an mobile application for your business and accordingly you should make an appropriate decision for yourself. Sometimes if you have a very traditional business even a mobile website will fulfill all your purposes and you will be able to attract more consumers with that.

Let’s try and have a close look at the advantages as well as dis-advantages of both of them:

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Types of Mobile Apps You Must Know

There is a huge difference between a smart-phone and a normal phone. Of course, smartphone has a very powerful hardware, but besides hardware smartphone has lots of applications which assist people in their day to day life. Mobile applications are becoming part of your daily life. Soon they will become necessity of life.

People use their smartphone now to stay connected with their family and friends. They communicate with them while they are on the go, they check their office e-mails and reply to them while they are travelling, they conduct meeting with their different location office while sitting at home and the list is endless.

You are able to perform all these actions with your smartphone because of the applications which are present in it. You know there are following kind of applications which are available in the market:

Friday, 11 October 2013

Effective Mobile App Development - Do’s and Don’ts

As per the recent survey conducted by ICD, every forth persons owns a smartphone in USA. Smartphones and tablets are changing the way of life. Now, there is an application which is helping us in almost every vertical of our life. More and more businesses are creating apps to grab more customers from the market. Some of the application are also being made for company’s employees.

However, developing software’s for enterprises is really not a simple task. The developer has to understand the need of the market and the desired outcome of the enterprise before outlining the structure of an application.

Developers most of the time has to work with multiple technologies and highly distributed environments in order to build a robust application which can be run on the multi-cross platform. The growing rate of smartphones and tablets only add pressure to develop better applications.

Saturday, 5 October 2013

102 Billion Mobile App Downloads with $26 Billion Market in 2013: Says Gartner

Smartphones are successful because of the applications they offer to their consumers. People are buying smartphones so that they can use all those useful applications which can make their life easy. On September 19, 2013 Gartner Inc. (Technology Company) said that the number of applications both free and paid will soar to 102 billion by the end of 2013. 

It is surprising to see that, 2012 has seen the download of 64 billion apps. It is expected that this number will reach the sky-high of 269 billion in 2017. The revenue from mobile app will be $26 billion in 2013 with comparison to $18 billion last year. This is a very good amount considering that this sum is only coming from paid application and only 9% of the total application are paid.

Table 1. Mobile App Store Downloads, Worldwide, 2010-2016 (Millions of Downloads)

Free Downloads
Paid-for Downloads
Total Downloads
Free Downloads %

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