The world has undoubtedly accepted the fact that applications are the way to get the most of the smart phones. Isn’t it interesting to trace the history markups for the mobile application development and summarizing the fact that this term was not even in the dictionary just a couple of years ago.
If we go back to the history of the mobile apps then we can clearly figure out that monthly calendar, a few Java games and a calculator were all that came under the category of mobile applications. However the first smart phone was presented for the general use in 1993 by IBM that was loaded with the features like calendar, calculator, world clock and contact book. The next major achievement in the field of mobile application development was marked by RIM; the BlackBerry Smartphone was released in 2002 which was integrated with the innovative concept of wireless email.
The growing digits of years keep polishing the advancement in the mobile application development and the bumper blockbuster was experienced by the general users in July 2008 when Apple launched the App store for iOS users with just a few thousand applications. Later on Android too followed the trend by introducing Android market in the month of October for the same year.
If we make a flash on the current statistics of mobile applications we can easily calculate the sharply growing graph of this trend. Till May 2012; the download figures crossed the digits of 15 billion for Google play and 25 billion for the App Store.
To provide a better representation of the data and statistics Appschopper is providing a detailed infographics of mobile application development history.
Conclusion: A healthy remarkable growing graph of mobile application development at the present time is surely pointing towards a much better future possibilities. If we go with the future predictions of the experienced and renowned web monks then we can expect a huge raise of 44 billion app download till 2016. So it will surely be a wise decision to be on the ship which has a party mashing on.
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