Mobile applications are downloadable products that are receiving great popularity in the mobile computing industry and are now prevalent on most smart phones. Perhaps the wider usage of these products attests to the many functions and features it provides such as applications for communications, games, multimedia, productivity, travel and utilities. In a more technical description, mobile applications are categorized by the operational environment in which they are executed. These include:
1. Native platforms (i.e. Symbian, Windows Mobile, and Linux)
2. Mobile Web (i.e. Webkit, Mozilla Firefox, Opera Mini and RIM)
3. Other platforms and virtual machines (i.e. Silverlight, Flash Lite, Java/J2ME)
This article will focus on the first 2 types of mobile applications (apps).
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