The ‘scroll through’ age is here to stay. The number of mobile phone users has surpassed desktop users long back giving rise to leading-edge mobile app development techniques. The ever-evolving Mobile development and flood the market trend calls for new tech approaches that are touted to rule the roost in 2018. Let’s skim over some of such major trends that the app developers are looking forward to for delivering a better user experience.
- Dependence on Enterprise Mobile Management (EMM)
A lot of companies have already adopted the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policy which enables the employees to use their personal devices for work purposes. As the breach of security in smartphones and other mobile devices is getting alarmingly higher by the day, the need for EMM is gradually gaining grounds. EMM is a new age technique to secure the use the mobile phones, especially in the workplace and in 2018, it is expected that EMM will be incorporated exponentially.
- Application Performance Management (APM) for a better user experience
In the last few years, a lot of app developers have already faced flak for glitches reported by the app users. APM ensures the app quality testing is done to the T to avoid complex application performances.
- Advent of M-Commerce
Needless to say, soon e-commerce will be a passe as m-commerce will gain more grounds in days to come. Tech experts predict, there will be a steep increase in purchases through mobile phones. Various m-wallets are becoming increasingly popular instead of traditional payment modes like credit or debit cards. 2018 is awaiting more usage of m-wallets and that might be the future of payment mode in the coming years.
- Giving credence to Artificial Intelligence (AI)
The time is not far when your little device will be able to predict your next move and will be there to help you every step of the way. Thanks to the AI-driven market, Google and Apple have already leveraged its potentialities. The impact is going to be much more next year.
- Apps will be more ‘Cloud’y
Your mobile phones will soon have enough internal space for more movies and other important stuff. The app developers are taking a cue from tech experts and is making more cloud-based apps. Google Drive and Dropbox are some of the popular examples and speculations are high that this trend will be followed with days to come.
- The future is tied to Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
As the names suggest, we are already at the forefront of Augmented and Virtual Reality. After the popularity of Pokemon Go, more and more gaming companies are going to take a step further with VR technology. Human interaction will also get a notch higher with the incorporation of AR and VR in mobile app development.
The crux of the matter is improving the quality of app-user experiences and we couldn’t wait to expand our horizons to explore more such advanced technologies.