“The price that most developers will pick is free,” said Steve Jobs, late co-founder of Apple, when he launched a store for iPhone applications in 2008. Apple and software developers had “exactly the same interest, which is to get as many apps out in front of as many iPhone users as possible,” he said.
Five years later, the gadget goliath has proved there is money to be made in shunting out goods for nothing. Since its inception, more than 50bn apps have been downloaded by iPhone and iPad owners, generating $9bn (£5.8bn) for software engineers. Apple, which takes a 30% cut of all paid-for applications, has pocketed $3.9bn.
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Originally posted 2012-10-14 01:30:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Imagine life without a mobile phone. Imagine not having instant access to all the information on the Internet, communicating with your ‘friends’ on social media platforms or by email, or having to actually do something other than work on your way home on the daily commute. Mobiles have transformed the way we live our lives, and they’ve managed to do it in less than a generation. Just 35 years ago mobiles were anything but – huge ‘bricks’ that had the battery life of a mayfly and the range of a short-sighted hamster.
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Originally posted 2014-03-12 17:31:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
A lack of new product releases in the first half of the year from market leaders such as Apple had forced IDC to trim its expectations, while the growing popularity of large-screen smartphones, such as the Samsung Galaxy Note, had also hindered growth of the larger format.
The rise of the “phablet”, as smartphones with bigger screens are colloquially called, has been one of the trends of the consumer electronics sector this year.
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Originally posted 2013-08-31 18:39:21. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Everyone knows that their computer can be hacked, but not so many are aware that their wireless router can be infiltrated too. When this happens, other users can start using your internet without you knowing. This is a crime, and it could lead to a compromised network, so make sure you know the warning signs. Continue reading “Is Someone Stealing Your Wi-Fi?” »
Originally posted 2016-07-28 17:31:39. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
With new apps entering the market on a daily basis, struggling to compete with a few thousands other apps for your attention, certain apps can be referred to as essentials for any one that intends to travel, especially when the destination is a foreign country. Some of the best travel apps in 2013 will include the following: Continue reading “Amazing Travel Apps of 2013” »
Originally posted 2013-10-29 12:24:12. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
The potential bеnеfіt of a customer relationship mаnаgеmеnt (CRM) ѕоlutіоn fоr business hаѕ mаdе іmрlеmеntіng and іntеgrаtіng CRM ѕоlutіоnѕ аlmоѕt mаndаtоrу. CRM hаѕ еnаblеd greater reach and іmрrоvеmеnt іn service dеlіvеrу to customers аnd personalization. Thе CRM саn assist іn аррlуіng аnаlуtісѕ tо сuѕtоmеr dаtа, іnсrеаѕе ѕаlеѕ, аnd enhance сuѕtоmеr ѕаtіѕfасtіоn. Continue reading “Your CRM Decision” »
Originally posted 2016-12-05 19:04:50. Republished by Blog Post Promoter