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Popularity of smartphones does not negate computers

By John Agsalud

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 22, 2014

~~<p>By all accounts, the use of smartphones for everyday computing tasks has already overtaken that off traditional computers. This trend is only going to continue. The old tag line &quot;there's an app for that&quot; is actually worn out, as there is an app for just about everything (there are now more than a million apps available on Apple's App Store). What then, are the characteristics of superior mobile applications?</p>
<p>First off, a good mobile app must be intuitive and operate within the parameters provided by the platform. It's not point-and-click, but rather relies upon taps, swipes, pinches and other common navigation features of the smartphone.</p>
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By all accounts, the use of smartphones for everyday computing tasks has already overtaken that off traditional computers. This trend is only going to continue. The old tag line "there's an app for that" is actually worn out, as there is an app for just about everything (there are now more than a million apps available on Apple's App Store). What then, are the characteristics of superior mobile applications?

First off, a good mobile app must be intuitive and operate within the parameters provided by the platform. It's not point-and-click, but rather relies upon taps, swipes, pinches and other common navigation features of the smartphone. Login for more...



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