“There’s	 an	 APP	 for	 that!”–	 Apple®A discussion of the advancementof mobile applicationdevelopment and the resultingco...
Image	  by	  opensourceway	  (Flickr)	  There	  are	  1.08 billion smartphones in	  the	  world,	  with	  Apple	  and	  An...
 	  Companies	  like	  	  Google	  and	  Microso+	  	  	  created	  their	  own	  smartphone	  devices	  to	  	  compete	 ...
Mobile and software developers tookmobile website capabilities to the nextlevel and introduced new applicationsknown as “m...
Image	  by	  dhester	  (morguefile)	  Mobile applicationmarketplaces and App storeshave become the new searchengines of the...
Now 25% of those aged 17 – 25 yearsold access internet primarily via cellphone or smart phone.	  Image	  by	  KarpaH	  Gra...
Image	  by	  Mike73	  (morguefile)	  The birth of the mobileapplication industry canbe traced to theintroduction of Apple’s...
The phrase “there is an appfor that”, originally coinedby Apple in their 2009commercial…has become one of the most commonp...
July 2008: Apple’s App Store launched with 500 apps.January 2009: Reached 500 million app downloads.April, 2010: 225,000 a...
In the past, only corporate business individualsuse their mobile devices for checking updates/sending receiving emails...	...
With	  over	  	  1,770,000	  mobile	  applications	  available	  in	  the	  market,	  the	  sky	  has	  become	  the	  lim...
Mobile application developers are nowracing to be the first ones to create theApp that will help change the world.Image	  ...
Image	  by	  dieraecherin	  (morguefile)	  Image	  by	  dhester	  (morguefile)	  For example, the abilities of NearField Com...
In 2009, the number of app users was expectedto reach 140 billion by the year 2014 – In-StatSource:	  h@p://www.internetne...
 	  Image	  by	  ronnieb	  (morguefile)	  The Shelf Life ofMobile Apps
and of those that have, one infour is abandoned after itsinitial use!” – Leigh Shevchik“More than 60% ofthe apps in the Ap...
Users of iPhoneapplications spendabout 9.6 minutes ata time with theirapps, accessing themnearly 20 timesbefore they areab...
Social DisconnectionA growing problem…Image	  by	  hotblack	  (morguefile)	  
Talk	  about	  OCD	  70% of teens check their phones every hourand many experience phantom pocket-vibrationsyndrome –	  Jo...
Image	  by	  lighcoot	  (morguefile)	  Studies show that young people are nowso addicted to their mobile phones it feelslik...
People who experience anxiety orstress when they become isolated fromtheir phone are said to suffer fromNOMOPHOBIA.Image	 ...
Phones are not just a consumer tool, butare used as a status symbol…Image	  by	  southernfriend	  (morguefile)	  
...They are ALSO eroding ourpersonal relationships – Dr JamesRoberts, Baylors Hankamer School of Business!	  Image	  by	  ...
With	  technology	  always	  advancing,	  how	  will	  future	  generaHons	  be	  affected	  by	  this	  new	  “App	  World...
Credits	  All	  photographs	  used	  are	  licensed	  under	  the	  CreaHve	  Commons	  Non-­‐Commercial	  Share-­‐Alike	 ...
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  1. 1. “There’s an APP for that!”– Apple®A discussion of the advancementof mobile applicationdevelopment and the resultingconsequencesImage  by  niallkennedy  (Flickr)    
  2. 2. Image  by  opensourceway  (Flickr)  There  are  1.08 billion smartphones in  the  world,  with  Apple  and  Android  leading  the  markets.  46.9%28.7%Source:  h@p://www.go-­‐gulf.com/blog/smartphone/  
  3. 3.    Companies  like    Google  and  Microso+      created  their  own  smartphone  devices  to    compete  with  the  rising  capabili1es  of              wireless  devices.    Image  by  iQ  Content  (Flickr)  Bell TelusRogersFido  Koodo
  4. 4. Mobile and software developers tookmobile website capabilities to the nextlevel and introduced new applicationsknown as “mobile applications”. Source:  h@p://www.v-­‐soGinc.com/brief-­‐history-­‐of-­‐mobile-­‐applicaHons.html    Image  by  tat  (morguefile)  
  5. 5. Image  by  dhester  (morguefile)  Mobile applicationmarketplaces and App storeshave become the new searchengines of the wireless world
  6. 6. Now 25% of those aged 17 – 25 yearsold access internet primarily via cellphone or smart phone.  Image  by  KarpaH  Grabor  (morguefile)  Source:  h@p://pewinternet.org/Commentary/2012/February/Pew-­‐Internet-­‐Mobile.aspx    
  7. 7. Image  by  Mike73  (morguefile)  The birth of the mobileapplication industry canbe traced to theintroduction of Apple’siTunes mobile applicationmarketplace in 2008.  Source:  h@p://www.v-­‐soGinc.com/brief-­‐history-­‐of-­‐mobile-­‐applicaHons.html      
  8. 8. The phrase “there is an appfor that”, originally coinedby Apple in their 2009commercial…has become one of the most commonphrases related to smartphones.
  9. 9. July 2008: Apple’s App Store launched with 500 apps.January 2009: Reached 500 million app downloads.April, 2010: 225,000 apps available, 73% of which arefree.January, 2011: 10 billionth downloaded app (PaperGlider).May, 2013:  Image  by  appleshiG  34  (morguefile)  Screenshot  taken  from  Apple.com  Source:  h@p://blog.shoutem.com/2012/02/07/infographic-­‐the-­‐history-­‐of-­‐mobile-­‐app-­‐stores/  
  10. 10. In the past, only corporate business individualsuse their mobile devices for checking updates/sending receiving emails...  Now,  common  consumers  use  mobile  devices  for  FAR  more  than  just  voice  calls.  Image  by  mconnors  (morguefile)  
  11. 11. With  over    1,770,000  mobile  applications  available  in  the  market,  the  sky  has  become  the  limit  for  app  development!    FaceTimeCandyCrushCalorieCounter  Image  by  Earl53  (morguefile)  WeChatFourSquareTDCanadaTrustSnapchat  Dropbox
  12. 12. Mobile application developers are nowracing to be the first ones to create theApp that will help change the world.Image  by  grafixar  (morguefile)  
  13. 13. Image  by  dieraecherin  (morguefile)  Image  by  dhester  (morguefile)  For example, the abilities of NearField Communication now allow mobileusers to pay for purchases at storesusing their “mobile wallet” - Elisa Woodard
  14. 14. In 2009, the number of app users was expectedto reach 140 billion by the year 2014 – In-StatSource:  h@p://www.internetnews.com/mobility/arHcle.php/3817886/The+Shelf+Life+of+an+iPhone+App.htm  Image  by  nazka2002  (morguefile)  
  15. 15.    Image  by  ronnieb  (morguefile)  The Shelf Life ofMobile Apps
  16. 16. and of those that have, one infour is abandoned after itsinitial use!” – Leigh Shevchik“More than 60% ofthe apps in the Apple AppStore have never beendownloaded…Image  by  pete12958  (morguefile)  
  17. 17. Users of iPhoneapplications spendabout 9.6 minutes ata time with theirapps, accessing themnearly 20 timesbefore they areabandoned – Dan Butcher,statistics from GreystripeSource:  h@p://www.mobilemarketer.com/cms/news/adverHsing/3166.html  Image  by  vaskoni  (morguefile)  
  18. 18. Social DisconnectionA growing problem…Image  by  hotblack  (morguefile)  
  19. 19. Talk  about  OCD  70% of teens check their phones every hourand many experience phantom pocket-vibrationsyndrome –  Joel  Stein,  Time  Magazine    Image  by  tethairwen  (morguefile)  
  20. 20. Image  by  lighcoot  (morguefile)  Studies show that young people are nowso addicted to their mobile phones it feelslike they have lost a limb when they arewithout them – Richard Alleyne, The Telegraph  
  21. 21. People who experience anxiety orstress when they become isolated fromtheir phone are said to suffer fromNOMOPHOBIA.Image  by  BboomerinDenial  (morguefile)  Image  by  greyerbaby  (morguefile)  
  22. 22. Phones are not just a consumer tool, butare used as a status symbol…Image  by  southernfriend  (morguefile)  
  23. 23. ...They are ALSO eroding ourpersonal relationships – Dr JamesRoberts, Baylors Hankamer School of Business!  Image  by  dzz  (morguefile)  
  24. 24. With  technology  always  advancing,  how  will  future  generaHons  be  affected  by  this  new  “App  World”?  Image  by  mr_write  (morguefile)  
  25. 25. Credits  All  photographs  used  are  licensed  under  the  CreaHve  Commons  Non-­‐Commercial  Share-­‐Alike  Agreement  3.0,  and  sourced  from  either  Flickr  or  Morguefile.  Image  by  hotbox  (morguefile)  

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