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Research and Markets: Mobile Applications and Widgets: Portable Applications on Mobile Platforms, Third Edition

DUBLIN, May 10, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Mobile Applications and Widgets: Portable Applications on Mobile Platforms, Third Edition" report to their offering.

Mobile Applications and Widgets: Portable Applications on Mobile Platforms, Third Edition provides a complete understanding of the mobile software marketplace. The reader will learn about mobile applications from the inception and evolution of applications on mobile platforms, to current market trends. The state of the current market is defined through current market statistical data, financial and sales trends, user surveys, and assessing the impressions of news media outlets. Each of the top hardware and software platforms are reviewed and evaluated to provide a thorough understanding of the competitive landscape of the smart phone market. This research is an essential read for any organization directly or indirectly involved in the mobile marketplace.

The entire research package includes the following: Detailed 128 report (see Table of Contents) Mobile Application Survey results (14 page summary) Research data including company financials, handset metrics, phone sales, and more Key Findings: The reader will gain a keen understanding of the strength of the mobile application marketplace. While not uncommon in such a new technology growth sector, all of the current signs still show that this market's growth is still in its infancy and that it will not reach a growth ceiling for quite some time.

Year-over-year, companies are reporting growth numbers exceeding their expectations, and despite floundering in other sectors of the economy, mobile applications have not only shown strength but significant growth over the last 3 years, with plenty of room for that trend to continue.

Audience: This research is a necessary read for all of the following: Wireless Carriers, MVNOs and other network providers, Mobile Handset and Smart Phone manufacturers and software developers, large and small software development companies entering or in the mobile space, advertising executives and potential advertisers, traditional bricks or e-commerce companies interested in mobile, any organization interested in monetizing their investment in the mobile space.

Key Topics Covered: 1 Executive Summary 2 Definition of a Mobile App 3 History of Mobile Platform Programming 4 Platform Architectures 5 Key Development Concepts 6 Markets 7 Market Sizing and Forecast 8 Smart Phone User Survey 9 Market Breakdown by Mobile Operating System 10 Mobile Application Examples 11 Carrier and Vendor Adaptations 12 The Future of Apps 13 Summary 14 Index of Tables 15 Image Credits 16 References Products Mentioned For more information visit SOURCE: Research and Markets CONTACT: Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716 Copyright Business Wire 2010 -0- INDUSTRY KEYWORD: Technology