What is a mobile application?
Mobile applications otherwise known as mobile apps are software or programs meant for mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. They are designed with consideration for the demands and constraints of the devices and also to take advantage of any specialized capabilities they have.
Mobile apps are categorized according to web-based functions or native functions. A third category, hybrid apps, combines elements of both native and Web apps.
it’s expected that mobile application development efforts will focus on the creation of browser-based, device-agnostic Web applications.
The purposes of mobile apps include productivity, navigation, entertainment, sports, fitness and more. Social media is one of the most popular fields of mobile app development and adoption.
Getting and Installing Mobile Apps
This can be done by visiting some of the stores listed bellow
- Google Play: for Android devices
- Apple’s App Store: for iPads and iPhones
- Amazon AppStore: for Amazon Fire devices