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Fragmentation Nightmare: Challenges of Mobile Application Development

Mobile Apps Fragmentation

No doubt that mobile app for smart phones brings a lot of opportunities and lucrative market. According to Gartner, in 2013 alone 21, 6 billion application will be sold for a total of $29.5 billion revenue. In addition, 25 percent of the revenue generated by mobile applications will be free versions, supported by mobile advertisement.  In addition, Juniper Research forecasts “that the number of global smart phone shipments will mobifragreach billion per annum in 2016, up from 302 million in 2010. Smartphones – traditionally high-end handsets will make-up the majority of shipments in five years’ time, as this type of device becomes available at lower price points”. Therefore, one of the biggest barriers in mobile application development is fragmentation. It increases the cost and the time to develop mobile applications

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Posted by on January 12, 2013 in Mobile Cloud Computing

 

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Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC)

Mobile Cloud Computing (MCC)

Mobile cloud computing (MCC) was originally defined as “the availability of cloud computing services in a mobile ecosystem. This incorporates many elements, including consumer, enterprise, femtocells [small cellular base station], transcoding, end-to-end security, home gateways, and mobile broadband-enabled services.”  Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 1, 2013 in Mobile Cloud Computing

 

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