When they first made their appearance on the market, mobile phones were simply that-tools that were used primarily for communication and as talking devices so that people could be reached any time and any place. They soon progressed into “smart phones” that included email and perhaps a calendar but even as such were not considered very sophisticated devices. Today’s mobile phones, however, have become more sophisticated and can almost be considered computing devices. They have connectivity to the Internet, features that are more advanced and a host of applications that have enabled users to do a great of the computing that they previously did on a desktop computer on their mobile phone. The addition of tablet technology into this mix has made such devices an integral part of communications between people and technological devices.
Mobile app development is a rapidly proliferating phenomenon worldwide owing to the user convenience the developers promise. With an app for a particular business or personal task, it seems as if life has become a cakewalk. Whether the apps are related to navigation, m-commerce app, or simply gaming, they serve the respective purpose significantly and are even pretty affordable, in fact free at times.
The expensive iPhone and its unique technology, features and mobile applications, though of exceptional class, are well beyond the reach of the rapidly growing next generation of mobile users. Android mobiles are now the preferred choice of working executives, housewives and senior citizens from the Middle income groups, college goers and highschoolers. With the increasing popularity of Android mobiles, Android mobile applications development is also bound to grow in order meet the demand from a diverse section of subscribers.