Mobile App Development Trends

Posted in: November 17, 2018 at 8:37 am

By: Divya Purkayastha

There has been a huge increase in the usage of Smartphones and tablets, consumers, nowadays. Many people highly rely on their mobile applications.  This year is seeing an upsurge in the number of users opting for mobile phones with internet access.

Besides, it’s also very clear that businesses have started to invest in the development of mobile applications. With such initiatives, they can expand their approach to branding, marketing and enhancing customer engagements.

Some mobile app development trends that are ruling the market are as follows:

The rise in Demand for Wearable Devices

Wearable devices that cover dual facets is the one technology high in demand. It is noteworthy that such apps are emerging to be very beneficial in the healthcare domain. With Apple, Samsung and Google smartwatches already hitting the market, its demand is already in the rise.

Cloud-based Mobile Applications

Meanwhile, the increase of mobile phone users has accelerated the development of more robust, handy, affordable and easy to use mobile phone apps. Also, there is a sudden boom in the cloud technology that has rendered cloud as the primary storage platform across all mobile apps. The Cloud integration of mobile apps requires less internal memory as these apps directly fetch data from the cloud. As a result of this approach, it will allow developing functionalities with such features that will be available on various mobile phones.

Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP)

As can be seen, the trend that has a strong influence on the mobile app development world is accelerated mobile pages. This project is supported by Google and designed as an open-source initiative built to enhance page loading on mobile devices. It helps in the creation of websites that are fast, beautiful and high performing across various devices. 

The option of Isolated Search Index also helps to reduce bounce rate and increases visitors. It also affects the CTR(Click-Through Rate), the page rank and much more.

Machine Learning and Internet of Things

In the current world, Machine learning is gaining momentum. It includes everything from predictive analytics, natural language processing to augmented reality, virtual reality and artificial intelligence. Most of the trending technologies can benefit from machine learning.

The mobile app development industry is seeing a rise in the use of artificial intelligence in the development of mobile apps. It enables apps to identify complicated patterns and gain insights by analyzing large data.

Likewise, another trend in mobile app development which has taken the internet by storm is the Internet of Things. As an instance, Uber has successfully used the Internet of Things in its mobile app which in return has massively impacted the growth of app development around the world.

Blockchain Technology

Furthermore, Blockchain Technology, at present, has gained huge attention compared to any other technology. Not only this technology share ledger which is difficult to alter, but it can also help in the recording of the company’s information which gets listed as blocked by default. As a result, it helps government organizations to have better financial transaction management, contract, asset management, and various regulatory compliances. It has further enabled Smartphone’s to store more mobile data in a secure way by implementing new security measures.

At Web.com(India) we have a team of developers specialized in all the state-of-the-art technologies, making us well-positioned to develop mobile apps that are both adaptive and efficient in terms of performance as well as maintenance requirements.