By Veena Pingali, IT - Cleardocs
Smart phones have emerged as a go-to for everything from entertainment to personal finance and everything in-between. They are equally valuable as a communication device and a content consumption device. Rapid growth of mobile will continue to transform all industries in 2014 and beyond.
Below are some statistics about building of desktop and mobile applications:
The pie chart shows the distribution of applications developed by software companies.
In the past 2 years, more than 50% of the software developers have entered the mobile space. And 84% of those who currently are not in this space plan to enter in near future. Constraints, such as small screen sizes, the absence of mouse, the lack of multiple windows, or the network bandwidth are outweighed by the mobile phone advantage of access everywhere.
One thing is certain - mobile and desktop usage patterns will continue to change, especially as tablet penetration rates climb higher.
So how many of you use your mobile phones to surf the internet? Do you prefer to shop or buy products in a mobile app or a mobile website?+Cleardocs Thomson Reuters