Developers are fighting back with some developing products which are currently on all the three major platforms: Android, iOS and Windows Phone Mango. Apple’s App store and Android Market boost of over half a million apps, while the youngest app store – Windows Market is approaching 100,000. With this kind of growth, what kind of numbers will we be looking at in 10 years?
Its said the average smartphone user has between 60 and 200 Apps.
As Google says that no matter which phone you have, they will send the right version of Google Maps to you, this App has truly revolutionized the way we view maps. This means there is Google maps for Android, Google Maps for iOS Devices and is available on Window Phone 7.
Some say that Facebook will have 1 billion users worldwide by the end of 2011. With more than 10% of the world on this ever growing popular social platform and currently being used by some of the major companies as an identity verification tool. This means there is Facebook for Android, Facebook for iOS Devices and Facebook Window Phone 7 is now available.
Skype defines itself as a tool for doing things together. It has gained popularity especially for people who have a lot of international contacts. The current version has instant messaging, group video calling and conference calling as some of the major features. Recent acquisition by Microsoft obviously means that there is Skype for Window Phone 7, Skype for iOS Devices Skype is also available for Android.
Angry Birds was released in 2009 as a casual puzzle game for touchscreen smart phones that went on to claim number one spot in more that 50 countries. Rovio the company that publishes it have had to move very fast have developed versions for all the major players.
Another Social networking Application that utilizes instant messaging. Available on all the major platforms.
Read, shop and download books, newspapers and other digital media. Across all the major players.
Need For Speed Undercover
One of a series of racing video games published by the ever popular Electronic Arts EA. This group of developers have been in the gaming industry for a long time and they are now developing popular titles for mobile devices.
Sky has a range of App’s across the field beginning with their Sky News application.
If you are into stock, there is something for you as well, Bloomberg is also available on the three major platforms.
Spotify the ever growing popular music service that enables you to stream music is also available across the field and the rising demand has meant they develop for the three platforms as well.
The BBC News App puts the latest news from journalists across the world in the palm of your hand. They have developed an easy to use design which lets you scroll through the latest headlines on your phone.