iPhone since launched in July 11, 2008, has gained a lot of popularity in all the fields. It has created its own market place for mobile applications. With launch of iPhone OS 2.0 it has proved that it launches is a huge success by keeping customers attracted and engaged. What makes IPhone first choice for the users as well as Application Development firms?
iPhone Application Development is not anymore a mere application development, its ongoing popularity and usability has forced App development firms to fall into a competition of building best Apps that could turn users attention, this usually surprise developers as how much time will it take to build the satisfied user application.
Practicality of applications defers and the time required for their Planning- Designing- Developing and launching also differs on a large-scale. Slowly and steadily iPhone has now become the most popular device in the market all over the world, and as the customer size is increasing, iPhone Developers were influenced to design more and more custom applications.
Typically there is a set timeline for the development process of the iPhone
* Planning & Architecture - 3.5 to 4 weeks
* Design phase - 3 weeks
* Development phase - 4-8 weeks
* Testing - 1 to 1.5 weeks
* Deployment phase - 6-14 days
Complete development cycle is depends on how well Planning is done and on how well the implementation is done on that.
Apple is well-known for their product approach i.e., first they launch their products and then create the need for it. It give you a room to develop applications that are customized easily according to each individual needs, catering specially and specifically according to their desire.
IPhone Apps developers currently cover four major verticals and there most popular Apps that are leading in market are:
- Business Apps
• Search Engine on your iPhone
• Accessibility to various Business reports, surveys, trends
• Email textual content to you mobile
• Money Management Tools
• Customer Detailed Database
• Calendar Services
• Windows Office Services
- Games Apps
• Brick games
• Strategy games
• Board games
• War games
• Multi/single players
- Entertainment Apps
• Radio Stations
• Movie Feedbacks
• Information about local events
• Cartoon Characters
• Fun and Interactive Applications
- Social Networking Apps
• Locating friends
• Wi-Fi networking
• Social networking games
• Weather tips
• Subscribing to events
IPhone OS 4 was launched dated "8th April" with more than 100 new features for increased capability for users. Users are delighted from the features such as multitasking, social gaming network, folders and many more. IPhone OS 4 has several dynamic features that will surely attract more users and Iphone Development Companies.