The Benefits of Mobile Applications

 May 4, 2017

Since the inception of the first true smartphone, the IBM-BellSouth Simon in 1994, the mobile industry has determined that mobile phones in general needed to run on programs that were empirically different from how standard computer programs or software were written. With developments in coding and programming, the word “app” has become a catchphrase in dealing with mobile software.

What Is an App?

An app (or application) is a software program that runs on electronic devices, such as smartphones and tablets. It functions through an operating system that allows a particular device to do almost anything. The two biggest and seemingly only choices for operating systems in the market are Apple and Android. Most mobile devices, particularly those from manufacturers not directly affiliated with Google (which made Android), run a modified version of Android.

What Are Its Benefits?

One of the greatest advantages of an app is its file size. It is “lightweight” in terms of memory demand yet sleek enough in performance that it could function efficiently in a small portable device, which has far less memory and processing power than the standard PC. Apps also allow users to do almost anything, from booking a flight to creating Cannes-worthy shorts.

Sophisticated programming languages and techniques have changed the way we use our phones. They have become handheld computers that allow us to do virtually anything from anywhere. There is a saying that goes, “You need something done? There’s an app for that.” Today, there is an app for anything. If you think of it, there’s probably already an app for it. This includes mobile versions of larger programs that are usually found in computers. Through apps, our smartphones have become invaluable as we grow to rely on them for more and more services.

Apps have made our lives easier. With an app, we can stay connected with friends and family anywhere in the world. We can keep memories and share them online. We can shop for anything and even pay our bills. Apps have changed the way we go about our lives, and that won’t be going away anytime soon.

Something that’ll make our lives easier and more convenient is coming soon. Follow this Paycent and stay tuned for more.

 Jenine Bufi    May 4, 2017

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