The success of downloadable smartphone apps will continue at least through the next five years. A new study from ABI Research estimates that app industry will achieve 44 billion cumulative downloads by 2016.
If the forecast is correct, it means that native apps will still rule over HTML5 and other new web programming technologies for websites in the browser. At least in the near future.
- What 44 Billion Mobile App Downloads by 2016 Means (gigaom.com)
“The Heaviness Of Being Successful Was Replaced By The Lightness Of Being A Beginner Again, Less Sure About Everything.” – Steve Jobs
After yesterdays news about another medical leave of him, I remembered his commencement address atStanford from 2005.
***Interesting read (October 2010): John Sculley on Steve Jobs and on the value of experience. Interview transscript***