Even though demand for mobile apps in the enterprise is increasing, enterprise mobile app development's average budget proportion has actually declined since last year.
For years, the growth of wireless carriers has been so rapid that cellular data providers have been worried about hitting the limit on spectrum availability, leading them to implement now-regular limits on monthly data consumption. But a surge in Wi-Fi hotspots that Cisco projects in its latest Visual Networking Index Forecast could have a more pronounced impact as internet traffic gets offloaded back onto Wi-Fi networks.
Stack Overflow, an online social community of more than 4.7 million programmers, recently discovered iOS mobile developers frequently earn higher annual salaries than their Android counterparts.
Gartner predicted that the value of mobile phone sales in the Middle East will grow from just over $30 billion (€27.5 billion) in 2016 to almost $37 billion in 2019, as part of broader growth in IT equipment spending in the region.
Growth in global smartphone sales to end users slowed to its slowest rate in seven years in the final quarter of 2015, a period that also saw Apple record its first year-on-year decline in sales, Gartner announced.
More than 70 app development bootcamps are available across the United States and Canada, but what do they offer students? The fast-changing app environment means devs should look at schools with a critical eye.
Gartner predicted that worldwide spending on devices including PCs, 'ultra mobiles', tablets and mobile phones will decline for the first time in 2016, although overall shipments are expected to increase slightly by 1.9 per cent to reach 2.4 billion units.
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $333.7 billion (€307 billion) in 2015, a 1.9 per cent decrease from 2014 revenue of $340.3 billion,
Gartner estimates that the installed base of devices will total 7.8 billion units in 2016 and is on pace to reach 8.3 billion units in 2018.
Huawei recorded higher growth in mobile phone and smartphone sales than Samsung in the third quarter of 2015, with the Chinese vendor's position boosted by strong domestic and European sales, Gartner revealed.