MOBILE APPLICATIONS


A mobile application, most ordinarily mentioned as an app, may be a sort of application software designed to run on a mobile device, like a sensible phone or tablet computer. Mobile applications frequently serve to supply users with similar services to those accessed on PCs. Apps are generally small, individual software units with limited function. This use of app software was originally popularized by Apple Inc. and its App Store, which offers thousands of applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

A mobile application also could also be referred to as an app, web app, online app, iPhone app or smart phone app. Some apps are free, et al. have a price, with the profit being split between the application's creator and therefore the distribution platform. Mobile applications often substitute contrast to desktop applications which are designed to run on desktop computers, and web applications which run in mobile web browsers instead of directly on the mobile device.

Mobile apps were originally offered for general productivity and knowledge retrieval, including email, calendar, contacts, the stock exchange and weather information. However, public demand and therefore the availability of developer tools drove rapid expansion into other categories, like those handled by desktop application software packages.

Classification:
  • Native App
  • Hybrid App
  • Web-Based App

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ANDROID

A mobile application, most commonly referred to as an app, is a type of application software designed to run on a mobile device, such as a smart phone or tablet computer. Apps are generally small, individual software units with limited function like ANDROID, IOS, and WINDOWS.