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Can someone please explain what is an mobile app is ??? thank you
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  • Profile picture of the author vulcanscripts
    A mobile app is an application that you install on a smart phone such as an iPhone, Android or Blackberry.
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    • Profile picture of the author baby_butler2002
      Originally Posted by vulcanscripts View Post

      A mobile app is an application that you install on a smart phone such as an iPhone, Android or Blackberry.
      ok but what does it do ???
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  • Profile picture of the author fiverrfreak
    Mobile apps is a software designed to run of tablets, smartphones and other mobile devices. They are used for personal digital assistance, games, information retrieval, banking, order tracking, and so many other things.
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  • Profile picture of the author leslieyoung
    Mobile application is like a software in your computer. These application can be installed in your mobile phone. There are lots of mobile applications such as games and social networking sites.
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  • Profile picture of the author shoopt
    Originally Posted by baby_butler2002 View Post

    Can someone please explain what is an mobile app is ??? thank you
    Hey baby_butler2002
    One can not explain you what mobile app is in a single post but let me try.
    A mobile app is software for your smart phone (similar to PC software). You can find the apps at stores (iOS apps at iTunes, android apps at play store, Windows app at Marketplace). These apps provides you services and entertainment. Have a smart phone and install a few in your device, it will be more convenient to understand apps.
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  • Profile picture of the author logstore12
    Mobile applications are the applications that are installed and run on mobile to get some extra ordinary facilities.
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  • Profile picture of the author webproishere
    Do you guys know where i could get an app builder ?
    I would like to try this out

    Thanks
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    • Profile picture of the author kyusho77
      Originally Posted by webproishere View Post

      Do you guys know where i could get an app builder ?
      I would like to try this out

      Thanks
      Try EliteAppBuilder by Jay3866. Solid platform, excellent support. I use it and never had any problems. Massive tutorial base.
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  • Profile picture of the author sbrettoncm
    A software that is run on a smart phone is basically an application(shortened as the word app). There are different types of apps built depending on the requirements of users. For example gaming apps, ecommerce app, etc. are pretty common ones. I have personally used the cart2mobile app which I have found to be pretty useful. May be you should try it out to get an idea on how such apps work.
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  • Profile picture of the author farahR
    Can someone please explain what is a Mobile Phone?? Thank you.
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  • Profile picture of the author anpharmd09
    Hey Elliott,

    The descriptions others have already given are pretty good on what a mobile app is. As far as what they do...that's impossible to answer without knowing what type of app you're talking about.

    Do you have a particular type of app in mind that you were looking to learn more about?
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  • Profile picture of the author edarem
    applits.com is the way you can try to get a free app.
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  • Profile picture of the author Aweinerws
    A mobile application is a software made specifically for smart phones. There are many types of apps build by many app developers based on client's requirements. They may be customized or general apps. I've used an event management app by the name of event2mobile while attending a conference and it was a really wonderful experience.
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  • Profile picture of the author kerrygustovs
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    • Profile picture of the author gamescorpion
      Mobile Apps are broken down into 3 Distinct Categories:

      1. NATIVE APPS: These are apps that run directly on a device and can run with or without an internet connection. You will usually find these types of apps in an app marketplace such as the Apple App Store or Google Marketplace. This is the MAIN type of app people try to create, but its harder to get it approved.

      2. WEB APPS: These apps run in a web browser and do not require any approvals. Using various forms of monetization, these apps can also make you some money as well, but they require a constant internet connection to run.

      3. AD-HOC APPS: These apps are usually made for corporations and agencies that use apps internally. These are the same native apps from above, however they are not part of the App Store and can be sold on their own. Its basically a NON-PUBLIC Native App.

      Mobile apps specifically are programs that you use that serve various functions on a device. Currently the devices that feature mobile apps are Cellular Phones and Tablet computers. In 2013 and beyond we will also start seeing these same mobile apps coming out for various other items such as Automobiles, Appliances and even new Video Game Systems.

      Hope that helps to explain mobile apps and the types of mobile apps available to you.

      God Bless!

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  • Profile picture of the author Brad Hodge
    called mobile apps, it is a term used to describe Internet applications that run on smartphones and other mobile devices. The most useful mobile apps for me is Gmail.
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  • Profile picture of the author aclerkin
    Where is the best place to have a mobile app designed? I suppose best place/best price?
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  • Profile picture of the author zardon
    @aclerkin - Depends on what you mean by "designed", do you mean a design, something visual (this means you have to hire a programmer to actually build the app) or do you mean "design and make the app"

    Designing apps can be expensive, it really depends on what the app is and what it does.

    Probably fiverr if you need a mockup or maybe something like 99designs if you have a slightly higher budget.

    But that's just for design, for programming I am not sure; there are a few people on WF who do it.
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  • A mobile app is a software that you install on a smart phone, whether its a iPhone, Android or Blackberry, or even an ipod or ipad.
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  • if you have these devices, then you'll better understand what an "app" is.

    IF you're an "app" designer, you can create any function into an "app"
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  • In final words, an "app" can give your smart phone or ipad a specific function.
    Be it an alarm clock function...
    or function in which you can manage your task, todos, and schedules.

    An "app" can literally be anything and be used as anything.
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  • Profile picture of the author celina29
    Mobile apps are applications developed for small handheld devices, such as mobile phones, smartphones, PDAs and so on. Mobile apps can come preloaded on the handheld device as well as can be downloaded by users from app stores or the Internet.
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    • Profile picture of the author ToddCoker
      Is there any mobile application that makes me do comparison of various products, like s3 and iphone 5?
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  • Profile picture of the author torrao
    Nice to readu these usefull psots
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  • Profile picture of the author biggenius
    I can create mobile website + mobile apps for just $20. Pm me if interested.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnAdrain
    Why does Crunchyroll omit alot of their anime series on their mobile app?
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  • Profile picture of the author MobiDev
    Mobile devices are growing popularity and people started using smartphones & tablets for browsing. But the usual website version looks unattractive on a cell phone. That is why more and more business owners design mobile-friendly websites or native mobile apps for their enterprises. Here are some examples of good business mobile apps for iOS platform.
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