Apple's App Store and Android land as top 2 on Wired Magazine's list

Apple's App Store and Android land as top 2 on Wired Magazine's list
Although in many parts of the world there seems to be an economic crises, but that has not put a stop to innovation and creation. With time, phones have become faster and more productive making an individual a lot more mobile than before.

Wired Magazine has come out with their list of the breakthrough technologies for 2008. With the list containing everything from USB 3.0 to flexible displays, the telecommunication industry has landed the top 2 spots thanks to the Android OS and Apple's App store.

Apple's App Store
In the previous years the developers have always faced a problem in getting their software to the consumers, resulting in having to go through carriers. The Apple's App Store has been a positive breakthrough which eliminated the excess carriers and has allowed consumers to directly get software from developers. The App store have completely changed the way phones are used, allowing you to store your personal data, access to utilities, hand tools and many other beneficial products which have turned a basic phone into a proper communication device.


Android
A large number of handset makers have been trying to add Android to their line-up. The G1 was the first one to come forward with Google's free and new OS. Being an open source based system, it has a large growing developer community and a high number of mobile phone manufacturers are promising to introduce more Android phones in 2009.

source: Wired via Intomobile


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2 Comments

1. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

hey, at least they included android...

2. DonLouie

Posts: 594; Member since: Dec 22, 2008

The article is about 2 of the most prevalent things to come to the mobile world, stop moaning

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