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Step-by-Step Guide for Developing and Publishing Your App

A brilliant idea for an amazing app has just flashed into your head. You want to develop it into a real product, but where do you start? These eight steps will take you through the process of turning your app into a reality. Phase One – Develop Your Concept This phase focuses on the brainstorming that must happen before an app enters the development phase. Step 1. Mentally outline your app The first step you can take is to consider your app’s concept. At this point you should have at…

Read More 2015 Future Professional Essay Contest Contests News 2015 Future Professional Essay Contest is announcing its first annual App Development essay contest, open to all current students across the United States, Alaska and Hawaii studying any and all relative degrees for careers in smartphone application development. We are calling on all students to write a short, one page essay on the following topics as they relate to the future of application development in the United States: What do you see as the most important new developments in smartphone technology and application development over the coming decade? What can smartphones and their applications…

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Growth of ad sales on mobile apps

In a Pew Research Center article published in April of 2015, author Aaron Smith pointed out that 64 percent of American adults now own a smartphone. While that figure is impressive, the number is far higher among the nation’s future – young adults – 85 percent of whom own smartphones. The growth of smartphones is obvious and ongoing, however the secondary results of this market expansion may not be so apparent to the average mobile device user – namely, revenue generated by ads on mobile apps. Changing Ad Environment An…

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Smart Phone Industry

It may come as a surprise that the large-scale smart phone industry is actually about a decade-and-a-half old, and smartphones were originally mass produced for the Japanese market. In the US it is safe to define the smartphone revolution as we know it today – applications combined with a handheld touchscreen device – as having started with the launch of the iPhone in 2007. Part of Steve Jobs’ legacy, Apple’s iPhone was unveiled to the public in one of Jobs’ signature black-sweater blue-jeans stage presentations and went on to reach…

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Growth of the Smartphone

Globally there are 1.5 billion smartphone users and counting. Today in the United States more than 90 percent of adults own a mobile phone, and more than 60 percent of those are smartphones – a number that continues to rise daily from its current 147 million people. Mobile devices are also on pace to overshadow the personal computer for internet connectivity. The latest statistics show that one quarter of all Americans use only mobile devices to access the internet. With the rise to dominance of mobile devices over the past…

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