As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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New survey of 2,200 developers and IT executives finds most focus and will continue to focus on desktop applications, with mobile apps secondary.
In a major update, Adobe's Creative Cloud subscription service upgrades 14 desktop applications, introduces several new 'connected' mobile apps, launches a stylus/ruler combo and gives creative pros easy access to their online assets.
End-users want to see experiences similar to what they get from their smartphones. Can IT deliver?
Messaging and social – for now – are still the most popular mobile applications around, recording a 203 percent spike in year-over-year growth to outpace utility and productivity apps by a comfortable margin.
Android KitKat might have reached 1.1 percent of handsets in one month, but, as usual, the latest version of iOS is reaching Apple devices a lot quicker.
Improvements in security and management for Android devices by MobileIron should make Android deployment an easier and safer decision.
The chief information officer's role will become less about developing and maintaining highly customised bespoke applications and more about creating a seamless experience across generic cloud apps.
Latest offering from small-business apps provider includes native mobile applications for Android and Apple iOS.
Web apps are being touted as the future of both desktop and smartphone applications, but with so many hurdles to overcome, can they really succeed?
Despite an online application function already available, an app to make it easier to apply for a passport over smartphones has been launched. How much more benefit does this bring?
You may not think Google Glass has any practical applications in the enterprise — not yet, anyway — but one U.S. firm is working on disproving the naysayers by bringing a range of enterprise apps to the search giant's wearable technology by early 2014.
Apple seems to be planning to model its iPhone sales model after what it did with the iPod. That move could be a boon for emerging market growth.
Apple slashes $70 off the price of the iPod Touch by nuking the rear-facing camera and slashing the storage capacity in half.
Over 150,000 customers will receive compensation after being denied warranty for the iPhone and iPod touch.
While all the focus has been on Microsoft pulling the plug on Windows XP support, next April is also going to be zero hour for the veteran email server.
The North Carolina company, which became a Google Apps Premier SMB Reseller in July 2012, now brokers cloud services and applications for more than 100 regional internet service providers.
Focused on Google Apps migration since 2001, the Minneapolis cloud integrator is now building managed services and applications atop Google Compute Engine.
Nubera CloudWork automates business processes between applications including Google Apps, Zoho, Highrise, Capsule, Zendesk, Freshbooks and salesforce.com.
Agile software development is increasingly enabling developers to better create applications that meet user needs quickly, and the advent of increased mobile apps development is further accelerating its power.
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