Category: Mobile Web

An insider’s guide to developing mobile applications

An insider’s guide to developing mobile applications

Richard Francis shares his top tips on how your business can create apps that are well-designed, innovative and easy to use

Enterprise Web Apps: The Next Generation

Enterprise Web Apps: The Next Generation

Social media and other consumer websites have embraced new technology to ensure a positive experience for millions of online users, handle large volumes of complex, unstructured data, and ensure reliability and security in the public cloud. Programmers, armed with the right tools, will likely become the heroes for the next generation of enterprise Web applications.

Mobile Web Usage Has Doubled Each Year Since 2009, And It Will Continue To Do So Thanks To Nokia And Apple

Mobile Web Usage Has Doubled Each Year Since 2009, And It Will Continue To Do So Thanks To Nokia And Apple

There is a lot of room for the mobile industry to grow, fact proven by mobile device makers who are reporting a significant increase in smartphone sales. Not all companies have recorded great quarters, however, there’s not doubt that smartphone sales are going to increase in 2012 compared to 2011.

8 Things You Should Know Before Building a Mobile App

8 Things You Should Know Before Building a Mobile App

App appeal is obvious. The barrier to entry? So low! The upshot of producing the next Angry Birds or beer-chug simulator? So high! Heck, with just a small investment of time and cash, it’s not hard for would-be mobile moguls to turn a concept into a steady stream of cash. And thanks to today’s app stores, it’s never been easier to try your hand at becoming the next tech tycoon.

11 Vital Mobile Apps for Entrepreneurs

11 Vital Mobile Apps for Entrepreneurs

Today, mobile apps enable a business owner to manage his entire operation from the palm of his hand. They also allow consumers to interact, communicate and purchase products with ease, something app developers should certainly take note of when developing around trends and needs.

Mobile UIs: It’s developers vs. users

Mobile UIs: It’s developers vs. users

Increased emphasis on distinctive smartphone UIs means even more headaches for cross-platform mobile developers

iOS Closes Out The Year With 52% Mobile Web Market Share

iOS Closes Out The Year With 52% Mobile Web Market Share

Who’s browsing the mobile web the most? Apparently, iPhone and iPad owners are. According to end-of-the-month data from statistics provider NetMarketShare, iOS users ended up with a 52% market share of mobile web browsing in December 2011. More simply put, that means that over half of the mobile web browsing last month took place on an iOS device.

Top 9 Questions Asked By New Mobile App Developers

Top 9 Questions Asked By New Mobile App Developers

Mobile developers the world over have released more than half a million iPhone apps, nearly 200,000 iPad apps, and a little more than 300,000 apps for Android. With that volume, it’s clear there are literally hundreds of thousands of developers out there.

8 Big Trends That Shaped the Mobile Phone Industry in 2011

8 Big Trends That Shaped the Mobile Phone Industry in 2011

As smartphones get smarter and consumer expectations rise, the mobile tech industry has stepped up to the plate to offer innovative and cutting-edge services. Here is a look at eight influential mobile phone stories and trends that surfaced throughout the year.

Infographic: All About The Mobile App Market

Infographic: All About The Mobile App Market

A superb infographic from GDS reveals three important insights about what people want from the apps on their phones.

How Smartphone Apps and Social Networks Will Revolutionize Medicine

How Smartphone Apps and Social Networks Will Revolutionize Medicine

Self-obsessed citizen scientists who use gadgets like the FitBit and Up by Jawbone to track their own health data and engage in group experiments online have piqued media interest of late. Now a doctor has endorsed the power of this emerging trend.

A Review of the Mobile Market in 2011

A Review of the Mobile Market in 2011

Mobile in 2011 has been very much a case of hurry up and wait. Immature is maybe a better way to put it. The market remains consumer focused. Business’ have largely sat on the sidelines.