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The Radical Growth of App Economy

The Radical Growth of the APP ECONOMY SMARTPHONES GIVE US EVERYDAY ASSISTANCE, & MAY BE HELPING REBUILD THE JOB ECONOMY It has been only five years since the launch of the iPhone in 2007, and in 2008, the App Store for the iPhone opened-opening along with it a whole new facet of the cellular and mobile industry. Other major smartphone providers followed suit soon after with more stores for mobile Apps. Now, five years later, experts are declaring that mobile apps are going stronger than ever-AND IT'S GOOD FOR BUSINESS. The World's First Smartphone: MEET THE IBM Simon Personal Communicator, FIRST UNVEILED IN 1992 AND LAUNCHED IN 1993 Featured a touchscreen Simon was THE FIRST PHONE that responded to combine features of A PDA to fingers and AND PAGER WITH a stylus TELEPHONE FEATURES SIMON'S APPLICATIONS INCLUDED: CALENDAR ADDRESS BOOK CLOCK CALCULATOR NOTEPAD EMAIL GAMES RETAIL PRICE: APPROXIMATELY $900 You could get 4.5 IPHONE 4S PHONES for the price of ONE IBM SIMON The iPhone Changes Everything: The iPhone DEBUTED IN 2007 THE APP STORE followed soon after in 2008 85% 15M APPLE APP STORE REVENUE SHARE 10M APPLE APP STORE DOWNLOADS 1M The Apple App Store has the vast majority of App revenue share: around 85% of the total mobile app market as of 2011 2008 APRIL 2009 JANUARY 2011 JULY 2011 The Google Android Market ALSO OPENED IN 2008 While the App Store is only accessible by the iPhone, the Android Market is available on ANY DEVICE THAT COMPLIES WITH GOOGLE'S COMPATIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Phones from several different manufacturers can support the Android operating system and the Android Market, including: AA acer hTC SAMSUNG ACER НTC LG MOTOROLA SAMSUNG SONY ERICSSON While APPLE/IOS is 28% FREE only available on Apple 43% PAID Devices, they STILL POSSESS A LARGER 72% PAID 57% FREE MARKET SHARE WHEN IT COMES TO REVENUES FROM APPLICATIONS Apple App Store Apps Android Market Apps App Job Вooт UU NUMBER OF JOBS APP DEVELOPMENT HAS CREATED: 466,000 JOBS ACROSS ALL AVAÍLABLE PLATFORMS (This is according to a TechNet survey. The number was reached by combing through want ads; they used a MULTIPLIER OF 1.5 TO ACCOUNT FOR OTHER POSITIONS besides developer jobs created by the app economy) PROMINENT COMPANIES PROVIDING JOBS: EA Core firms providing app "infastructure" jobs ZYNGA ELECTRONIC ARTS "Pure" app firms AMAZON АTЯT GOOGLE Large companies providing app-related work APPLE FACEBOOK Most Popular Apps/ Best Apps For The Money MOST POPULAR CATEGORIES FOR SMARTPHONE APPS: GAMES WEATHER SHOPPING MAPS ఏ MOVIES/VIDEO NEWS ENTERTAINMENT ANGRY BIRDS BANKING/FINANCE MUSIC FACEBOOK SKYPE SOCIAL NETWORKING iBook ANGRY BIRDS RIO GOOGLE MAPS IBOOKS FRUIT NINDR ANGRY BIRDS SEASONS FRUIT NINJA TALKING TOM CAT TWITTER MOST POPULAR APPS ACROSS ALL PLATORMS IN 2011 BEST APPS FOR SAVING MONEY GAS BUDDY This free app uses your phone's map feature to GOOGLE This app makes it easy to research products, scan SHOPPER compare the current barcodes, and find the prices at different gas best deals on what you're stations near you so you shopping for. can fill up at the lowest Available for: price you can. IPHONE Available for: ANDROID IPHONE BLACKBERRY ANDROID Price: FREE Price: FREE YELP This app offers user reviews for everything MINT.COM This is an especially useful app for people from restaurants to looking to establish a yelp* gyms-you can figure out budget and visually track if a place will be likely to their spending and meet your needs and how saving habits. The app Available for: Available for: their services are priced links to your bank IPHONE IPHONE before you venture out to accounts and displays ANDROID ANDROID try them. your spending and cash BLACKBERRY Price: FREE flow visually, so there's PALM PRE no confusion about Price: FREE where your money is going. GROCERY This helps you compile and share grocery lists by IQ searching or scanning the barcodes of the exact Grocery iQ items you want and sharing them between family members or Available for: roommates. It's IPHONE accessible and editable ANDROID online, and it also alerts Price: FREE you to deals and coupons you want on your list. Apps are becoming an integral part of life for smartphone users of any operating system. Aside from making our lives easier and more convenient, THE RAPID DEVELOPMENT OF MOBILE APPS IS OPENING AN ENTIRE NEW INDUSTRY THATS INNOVATIVE BOTH FOR WORKERS AND FOR CONSUMERS. Brought to you by End FRUGAL DAD Sources 1/04/28/the-truth-about-android-vs-iphone-market-share/,

The Radical Growth of App Economy

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through app developmentThe app economy has been growing exponentially in the past couple of years. Smartphone platforms have become great job creators in this day and age. It has been only a short few...


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