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98 billion mobile applications will be downloaded in 2015

Research firm Berg Insight has forecast that the number of apps downloaded across the world will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 56.6 percent between 2010 and 2015, taking the total to 98 billion at the end of the period. It said: Berg Insight estimates that revenues from paid applica

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Importance of creating a Mobile application for online businesses

In the previous Blog I talked about “Why Mobile Applications?” In this Blog, I will talk about the importance of creating a mobile application for Online Businesses. Mobile apps development makes the Smartphone to behave as a laptop. With the help of mobile application, a business can easi

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iGotYa app catches thief

Losing your iPhone is a terrible experience. Don’t worry anymore, as now we can not only find out who stole your iPhone, but also where they are located. The iGotYa app does this by taking a photo of people who enter a wrong lockscreen passcode in your iPhone. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v

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Why Mobile Applications ?

Mobile apps have been around for some time and there is a lot of hype around them. Mobile application is an application software, developed for handheld devices such as a Mobile phone. Or, in other words Mobile applications or apps are software programs that perform specific tasks for a mobile

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Why Android Application Development?

Android is an operating system for smart phones and other mobile devices. It was developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. More than 550,000 Android devices are activated every day in the world. Also, the number of Android-related applications downloaded is a whooping 3 billion appli

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2 interesting iPhone apps

Apple's newest iPhone was launched. In this Blog, I would like to showcase two Interesting iPhone apps. Vital sign monitoring app Researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute led by Ki Chon are turning smart phones, and eventually tablet devices, into sophisticated medical mon

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Agile – Sets up time-boxed iterations and provides a decent feedback loop!

Gone are those copy-writer days where I have spent 3 hours on impact analysis document when I've changed a few lines of C++ code. When I co-founded XMinds, I was very clear on the process we are going to use and thus we adopted Agile where extreme change is the mantra and adapting to change is c

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iPhone 4S is there instead of iPhone 5

Apple's newest iPhone was launched complete with a built-in Virtual Personal Assistant & a more powerful camera. However, it failed to enthuse investors & users, alike. The iPhone 4S is identical in form to iPhone 4, but delivers as much as twice the processing power and s

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WhatsApp is an alternative to sending bulk SMS

Sending SMS is one of the most common methods of communication, today. There are occasions when a common SMS is sent to lot of people. Companies also send bulk messages to share information with their customers. There have been several instances like the 9/11 WTC attack or the 26/11 Mumbai bla

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Why Smartphone Application Development stand to gain?

A Smartphone is a mobile phone like Android, Blackberry, iPhone, or Symbian which has PC-like functionality. All Smartphones run operating system software which provides a standardized user interface and platform for software applications. In fact, Smartphones are miniature computers that have phone

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