May 18, 2014 by Ozgur Ozden
Today, probably mobile computing is the fastest grown and spreaded technology in human history. We can count handheld devices, Laptops, smartphones, tablets, wearable computers as some examples of mobile computing devices. Today people carry devices capable of taking photographs/Videos, sending/receiving mails, capable of storing your music and book collection, finding out your location and assisting you to a new location, making untethered phone conversations, following your appointments in a single device. MIT Technology Review Business Report explains that “Facebook has a monthly audience as large as any ever reached. And in January 2013, it said for the first time that more of that audience was coming from mobile devices than from PCs.” And first time in India in May 2012 connection to internet by mobile devices exceeded desktop computers via regular connection. So mobile computing became a huge and unstoppable market today. According to Gardner, eMarketer Analytics only in 2012 application market expanded by 67% and mobile advertising market by 33%. So new market requires new tools or pre-existed but revised tools for further developments.
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