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Transcript of Mobile Applications
The First Game
1997 - Snake first appeared in 1997 on the Nokia 6610
Time for Entertaiment - 2000 to 2008
Number of paid mobile app downloads worldwide
2011 to 2016 (in billions)
What is a mobile app?
A software usually designed to run on smartphones or tablet computers
"the largest mobile app success the world has seen so far"
1.7 billion downloads
200 Million downloads
19 billion messages/day
Google gave a 1 billion dollar bid
Developed by two Stanford students
A simple idea
Use of social features
Facebook buys Instagram for 1billion US$
How would you get an app?
They are available through application distribution platforms
App Distribution Platforms
Apple App Store
Nokia Ovi Store
Windows Phone Marketplace
Chat app messaging overtakes SMS texts
Messages send per Day in billion
May 16, 2013
Apple marks 50th billionth download
An average of 7 app downloads per living person on our planet
Just from the Apple App Store
Worldwide Smart Phone Market Share by OS
will buy a
What do you think? How to be successful with developing an app?
The beginnings of mobile Applications
Mobile apps were originally intended for productivity: email, calendar, contact databases, alarm clock
Fast development of technology
Mobile phones became all-in-one devices
People had innovative ideas for creating mobile apps, but the problem was the
How to be successful with an app?
Solve a user problem
User friendly design
Focus on one thing and do it well
Choose a affordable price for your app
Only Release it When it's Ready
Developing an app is...
easy to learn
preparing you for the future
a big chance for creative people
Apps can take advantage of GPS, camera and video, and other phone capabilities.
Apps sit on your customer’s phone so are easily accessible
Thank you for your attention
presented by Michael Ritter