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Increased development and advancement in technology has led to the introduction of Smartphones. There has been a major shift towards the production of smartphones by companies such as Samsung and Apple Inc. Smartphone applications refer to applications that a user can run on Smartphones. Most of the recent mobile phones are Smartphones. These phones are able to connect to internet services and perform tasks that are readily associated with computers and laptops. Smartphones are shipped with many applications that are already installed in them for basic functions such as accessing phone settings, emailing and Web browsing .It is on this background that this paper seeks to discuss various innovative Smartphone applications.
Figure 1: An example of a Smartphone that uses an innovative application.
Innovative Smartphone Applications
The following include the best applications for Blackberry, Windows Mobile, Android and iPhone Smart phones.
Some amazing Smartphone applications allow the user to capture ideas, experiences and inspirations as they occur. An example of such an application is the evernote. This is a free application for the Windows Mobile, Android, iPhone, Blackberry and, Palm free Smartphones. This application makes it possible for one to book tickets, plan next trips, snap a photo, browse websites and make notes . According to Apple Inc, evernote is a free and easy to use application which enables users to remember everything across all the devices that they use. It also enables users to be organized, helps them to save their ideas and improves productivity. Apple also asserts that this application enables the user to capture photos, take notes, record voice reminders, and create to-do lists. Additionally, it makes the notes completely searchable anywhere, that is, whether the user is at home or at work .
There are Smartphone applications which allow users to quickly take cognizance of their surroundings. An example of such an application is the Around Me application. This is an innovative and free application for iPhone. It provides a list of coffee shops, banks, ATM machines, restaurants, bars, gas stations and hospitals at the current location of the user. For a user who is a backpacker, this is the best Smartphone application .
Another example of an innovative Smartphone application is Blackberry Messenger. This Smartphone application is instant messaging software for a Blackberry Smartphone. It allows users to receive and send text messages of unlimited length, reveal the music which is currently playing on the Smartphone, and share videos as well as pictures .
There is also another Smartphone application, known as Viigo, which can be used in a Blackberry Smartphone. It allows the user to view stocks, weather, audio clips, news and many more. This Smartphone application has been considered best all-in-one application for the Blackberry Smartphone .
There are Smartphone applications which allow users to track packages in the real-time directory from the Android Smartphone with ease. An example of this type of application is known as UPS Shipping. This is a free Android application that provides delivery times as well as shipment costs. It also enables the user to get the nearest UPS service locations as well as directions .
Another type of Smartphone applications which made a great advancement in technology is Angry Bird. This application has been considered one of the hottest Smartphone games. It refers to a game that is available for the Nokia, iPhone and Android Smartphone. This game features several hours of game play and challenges castle demolition based on physics. It has 120 levels and every level needs skill, logic and brute force in order to defeat the enemy .
There is also a Smartphone application which took the world by storm during the era of technological advancement of software. This is Titanium Backup. It is an extremely powerful tool for backup. It allows the user to create and re-establish backup all applications as well as protected ones together with their data and links. This Smartphone application is free and is able to take back up of the phone settings as well as Wi-Fi access points .
‘I parked Here’ is also an example of innovative Smartphone applications with fantastic features. This is a free application for the Nokia mobile phones that provides the user with a very useful reminder about where they left their car. It enables the user to tag the location when parking, so that the car can be found easily. Besides, it is an application that is very easy to use .
Snaptu is also an example of innovative Smartphone applications with fantastic features. This is a free all-in-one Smartphone application for the Nokia mobile phones which provides all essentials of the mobile phone at one place for instance; Sports, Flickr, Sudoku, Picasa, Twitter, Facebook and many more. Many people assert that this is the best application that one should have on their mobile phone .
There are Smartphone applications which enable the users to browse photo galleries, watch movie thrillers, rate movies and obtain the latest DVD releases . IMDb is an example of such applications. It makes it possible to have the biggest movie website in the world as an application for the Smartphone. Hattersley Rosemary says, “The Internet Movie Database has become a web destination for film buffs that are keen on boasting of their encyclopedic knowledge” . She asserts that for those who are not eggheads and wish to gen up on the latest, this is the best Smartphone application.
“The Internet Movie Database has become a web destination for film buffs that are keen on boasting of their encyclopedic knowledge” Hattersley Rosemary
Some Smartphone applications have been able to improve security in the society. An example of such applications is ‘CarLink by Audiovox’. This is an application for Android and iPhone Smartphone. With a simple programming, this application enables the user to unlock and start their car from anywhere in the world. Besides, it can locate the user’s ride when it gets lost in a parking lot and send a text message alerts to the user lest someone messes with the ride .
‘Pay Anywhere’ is also an example of the marvelous applications that have been able to transform the face of software technology. This is an application for iPhone Smartphone which allows the user to take credit card payment via the phone. Whenever the user signs up for an account, this application sends and attachment which enables him or her to swipe the credit card. This spares the fingers the exercise of typing the numbers .
There is also a Smartphone application for iPhone Smartphone which analyzes the user’s sleep patterns while sleeping and translates the patterns into a chart so as to enhance optimum wake up experience. This is ‘Sleep Cycle’ application. It is set like a normal clock and it will and takes the user through natural waking stages in order for them to start their day on the right side of bed .
Nowadays smart phones have grabbed the power of laptops and desktops. Everyone prefers playing games and checking mails using their phones. Some people have the notion that it is very hard to find the best applications for the mobile phones that they have. However, getting the best application for a mobile phone is very easy. In fact it is as easy as acquiring a software for a laptop or desktop. All these changes can be attributed to technological development, globalization, and organization`s focus on customer needs. Consumers are generally attracted to new items which not only make their work easy, but also carry out many activities. These amazing Smartphone applications have taken the world by storm in the 21st century .
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