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Design Trends that will Improve Mobile User Experience

As a mobile user, you are constantly looking out for an amazing experience while using your mobile. But, as a developer are you able to match the trends that the design world is coming up with. Mobile apps and mobile designs in general have a lot of new and upcoming trends that will drive you into a world of fantasy. It is all aimed at giving the mobile users a great user experience. Trendier Theme Based Apps What did iPhone 5s bring with it for the users? It brought in more evolved colors that the users can flaunt. Yes, you will find a lot of new and better colors defining the iPhone series. Well, what if you could change the color of your app say your blog app or a weather app matching the color of your device? Wouldn’t that be splendid! Yes, the new mobile user experience brings in the beautiful trend of theming apps. This is a new challenge for both designers and the brands. Till now each app had its individual color without which they could not move on. Now, these apps have to think of the theming trend and come up with exclusive hardware based colors. This...
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Trends to Watch for in 2014 for Mobile Application Development

Since mobile technology became main-stream, many trends have dominated the mobile application development space. While we can’t ignore the rise in the number of mobile devices, we certainly cannot ignore the fact that it is mainly because of the huge number of mobile applications. In fact, not many people even have a smartphone without a wide array of applications. Considering the fact that apps attract big investment and generate billions of dollars, developers are now focusing on introducing new applications, making use of the latest resources available to them. With technological advancements, the Mobile Application Development process has evolved over time. New platforms have surfaced, giving birth to new trends. For instance, the concept of mobile money introduced by these applications is becoming more popular with time. It is enabling banking and financing via mobile wallets, which is more convenient than handling cash or plastic money. Similarly, as the trend of tablets spread, we’re witnessing the traditional ways of education being replaced by tablet computing. Many experts are predicting that 2014 will be a great year for mobile application developers. Let’s take a look at some of the trends that are most likely to get attention. Emphasis on privacy Recent revelations...
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The Great App-splosion

Consumers are using their mobile devices for just about everything, from health monitoring to games and even retail coupons. Enterprise tablet adoption is growing by 50 percent from year to year, and there’s no shortage of applications to make both business and life simpler. Development efforts for mobile applications will outpace native PC development by a four-to-one ratio by 2015. Venture capitalists are jumping on board with mobile computing, shelling out $3 billion in investment funding in the first half of 2011 alone. Among app development trends, most are integrated with social networking and enterprise services. Eighty percent of apps developed in 2012 have some type of social integration, while 75 percent are integrated with enterprise services such as Microsoft or Oracle. And mobile users are eating up this interactivity: Mobile apps outnumber traditional computers within a network two-to-one, and more than 85 billion apps have been downloaded. With enterprise integration combined with the increasingly common integration with cloud applications, mobile devices are rapidly becoming the most common way to connect with work. Not convinced your company needs a mobile app? We’ve compiled even more convincing mobile apps stats in...
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Effect of Social Networking and Free Mobile Application to Text messaging

Ever since the birth of the digital world, people have been enjoying the benefits of the said technology. It all started with digital cell phones and text messaging. People started to forget beepers and pagers and started appreciating the benefits of text messaging. Compared to having a pager, you won’t need to call an operator to send your message through. You can send it by yourself through a digital cell phone anytime, anywhere. Through the years, upgraded mobile phones have emerged and text messaging have never been easier!  For almost five years, text messaging has ruled the digital world that millions and millions of text messages are being sent and exchanged everyday, which contributed to a bigger share in the revenue of telecom companies. Of course with the fast paced world of technology, people didn’t stop from creating more ways to get in touch with each other. In the past years, social networking sites were a hit and became the most common ways to communicate. People have started to appreciate and use social networking sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Multiply, MySpace and more. Along with these social networking sites came marketing websites that allow you to buy targeted facebook...
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The Key To The Money Tree Has Been Found By Mobile Developers

If you do not like those small ads in your smartphone apps and programs, you may want to think hard about buying another smartphone. Those ads are going to be even more prevalent soon. They happen to be the path to riches for many developers of mobile apps for Android, iPhone or other mobile operating systems found on mobile devices. A Little Ad Can Feed A Programmer's Family The smartphone is growing up and developers are assuming the marketing positions of large corporations. Google is one of those large corporations who likes to give away free things encrusted with plenty of ads. Mobile developers are taking this example for their own work. The free app encrusted with plenty of ads is the modern way for a programmer to make a quick buck or three. International Research For Mobile Money A company named "IHS Screen Digest" has done a study showing that the top way to make money in a place like the Android market is to give the app away. Free is good, but the app should also have some form of "in app" advertising to go along with it. The IHS Screen Digest is a company that performs international research...
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The Innovative Appeal of Google Goggles – Business Cards

If you ever tire of having to manually enter each piece of contact information you receive from potential clients, then you may be a good candidate for Google’s picture recognition application. It is equipped to solve all of your business card issues and much more. Google Goggles is an innovative app that has been available for some time in the Android market, but it is extremely cutting edge and very useful for many of your business needs. This app is incredibly useful for all of your internet business adventures. You can utilize it for searching the web by taking a quick picture of just about anything that you can imagine. This technologically advanced Google app scans any image and then does a search for it. It works well for any photo and virtually any style text, and it also has a variety of uses for the business man or woman. It can save you tons of space on your desk as well. The app will read the text right off of any business card, and then it will create handy contact information from the info that it scanned. There is another technologically savvy app called the Camcard that is out on...
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