Some mobile applications come standard with customers such as text and SMS, music players, or certain web browsers, while other mobile applications are purchased after the actual handset is sold. Apps can be downloaded through the wireless network already installed, or they can go into a retail store and have them installed after purchase. No matter the network used or the browsing manager, mobile applications are easy to find, and to download to your phone. They are both cost effective and can be accessed easily, even for those not technologically savvy.
There are six basic types of mobile applications. The first of the mobile applications is communication. Communication covers apps such as email, IM, mobile web browsers, news updates, Java portals, or social networking. The second type of mobile applications is considered games. This includes puzzle games or strategy games such as Tetrus or Chess, as well as cards games like Blackjack, Solitaire, Roulette, and Poker. Action-adventure games, sports games, and leisure sports including racing, football, golf, golf, soccer, pool, and darts are all covered in the games section of mobile applications.
The third type of mobile applications is multimedia which includes video streaming, audio streaming, presentation viewers, and graphics viewers. The fourth type is productivity. Being one of the largest subsections of mobile apps this includes calendars, calculators, diary, notepad, memo, banking, directory services, and spreadsheets. The fifth type of mobile apps is travel. This includes applications such as currency converter, time converter, city guides, translators, maps, weather services, itineraries, and schedules.
The last type of mobile applications is deemed utilities. This section handles apps such as profile manager, idle screen, screen savers, address book, task manager, call manager, and file manager. All of the combined apps give users new and exciting experiences with a world of knowledge lying, literally, at their fingertips.
From a business’ perspective, the most important mobile applications are productivity and utilities. After all, a company is as productive as its employees. Lenco Mobile is a pioneer in the field of launching productivity enhancement apps for a variety of business segments.