4 Trends That Define Future Of Mobile App Development - MobileAppDaily

4 Trends That Define Future Of Mobile App Development

Integrate these trends to your mobile app strategy

app development published date 18th October, 2017 David Giltner

Every single day, the number of smartphone users is growing due to the affordability of said smartphones. This can only mean one thing: in this mobile age, the experts are anticipating a rapid increase in mobile application usage.

Because of the rise in mobile app usage, the demand for more functional apps has sparked a serious interest in mobile app development. Anyone can develop an app since mobile app store operating systems are open source.

Regardless of whether you are a big brand or a one-man band, you will need a mobile app development strategy to figure out the most effective ways to reach your target audience as well as keeping them engaged while grooming them to turn into a loyal customer. Since mobile app technology improves on a regular basis, you'll need to stay on top of new trends to stay competitive in the market.

Related :  Trends that will Define the Future of Mobile App Development

Below are some of the trends that will define the future of mobile app development.

1. Cloud Technology

When you hear the phrase "cloud storage", big names like Dropbox and Google Drive comes to mind. The majority of people are moving their databases to a cloud-based storage option. Benefits include swift accessibility, user-friendly management and best of all, cost-effectiveness. It also enables users to have access to their databases from anywhere in the world without the risk of losing data.

With cloud technology, the application functions exactly the same as the native app but works on a server rather than your device. This also means that it uses a minimal amount of storage space on your smart device. Thousands of businesses are making use of cloud technology applications because it is easier to use and extremely reliable.

2. Mobility and Location Sensing

Almost every smart device released today, offer location services as well as motion sensing. While location sensing apps seem like a nice to have since it makes it easier to discover places in close proximity to where you are, it also plays a vital role in keeping track of fitness goals and vehicle navigation through maps.

Movement sensing apps provide exceptional results when used for anti-theft, power saving and safety purposes. Supersonic lights and imaging are used to pinpoint your exact location while indoors. But this won't be where it ends. You can expect more informative mobile app development in future with even more personalized services.

Related :  Custom Mobile Applications Making a New Buzz in App Development

3. IoT (Internet of Things)

In the following years, it is expected that over 5 billion people will be using IoT technology in some or other form. This means that you will be able to use an app on your smart device to control things like LED light bulbs, house appliances, medical devices, toys and much more.

Your smart device will function as a remote control while displaying and analyzing data. Over time, even more people will join in and start using IoT technology. This can only mean one thing: an even more rapid growth in mobile app development.

4. Mobile Commerce

Electronic Commerce (aka E-commerce) suggests the act of buying and selling products and services, using the internet. Mobile Commerce (aka M-commerce) indicates using a mobile device, such as a tablet or smartphone to buy and sell products and services online.

The advancement of m-commerce has improved online shopping statistics rapidly. Not only is it always at your disposal but also user-friendly, and it encourages customers to shop at the spur of the moment and discover new products.

Related :  Understanding the Notable Website and App Design Differences

M-commerce has become the preferred platform rather than E-commerce. M-commerce users now have an option to use Google Wallet and Apple pay, making it even easier to make purchases with your mobile phone. Mobile app developers have their work cut out since they will have to develop even more cardless payment options in future.

With these trends in mobile app development, the mobile technology industry will only continue to grow. App development skills are in high demand now more than ever. As a business owner, you should keep an eye open to make sure your mobile app development strategies align with current trends in order to reach, convert and maintain potential customers.

For the Latest Mobile App Technology News and Reviews, follow MobileAppDaily on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and Flipboard.

David Giltner

David Giltner

David Giltner is a freelance content writer for netgen and selected businesses in different niches such as app developer, website designer etc.

Was this article helpful?

Join 5000 mobile experts who
already have a Head start

Subscribe to our WhatsApp Alerts

WhatsApp Enter your name and press the WhatsApp icon
Quick BuzzQuick Buzz
  • Tencent, Chinese tech giant has bought 12 percent of Snap’s share
  • Instagram continues Snapchat assault, lifts 24 hour limit on Stories clone
  • Snapchat Redesign to Launch on December 4, New UI Detailed
  • Facebook tests fighting revenge porn by asking users to file nude photos first
  • Kids have sent more than 65,000 smartphone messages by the time they’re 14 in UK
  • Indonesia warned the WhatsApp about the sexual content and threaten to block the app in the country.
  • Snapchat shared its Q3 earnings and the figures are lesser than what company expected.
  • Facebook has almost 60 million fake accounts on the platform says the company itself.
  • Google pulled off the fake WhatsApp Update from the Play Store after it hits 1 million downloads.
  • Instagram is testing stop-motion camera feature for stories
  • Now you can schedule live streaming on YouTube mobile app
  • Sony adds it's Xperia assistance app to the Google Play Store
  • Microsoft added new design to Skype for desktop and mobile apps
  • Celebrity mobile apps target 60 million smartphone users in the Philippines
  • Google Play Protect failed miserably in a recent test by a German software testing laboratory.

Shortlist, compare and
hire the best
mobile app partner!

Find Now

mobile app industry

advertisement