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February 14, 2014

Mobile Website or App, their Differences and Benefits?

Smartphone and mobile device users access mobile websites and apps for specific tasks.  The distinction between the Mobile Websites and Apps dictates their usage and application.  Yet, the user uses these two terms interchangeably.  So, what is a Mobile Website and how does it differ from an App? We will define of each of these two terms and then assess their advantages and disadvantages A mobile website is similar to any other website accessed over the Internet.  The mobile website is distinguished from a standard website is by its device responsive design, so that it can fit within the small screen and touch-screen interface.  A great advantage of a mobile website is that it can work on any platform and can be readily updated as necessary.  A major disadvantage is a couple of steps that are required to bookmark the mobile website by the user. Apps are software applications that […]
August 18, 2013

Top 10 List for Using a Mobile Website

The number of Americans that access the Internet on their mobile browser increased thirty one percent between 2009 and 2010, as reported by ComScore.  The increased reliance upon smartphones has spawned increasing number of websites that are mobile compatible.  Our Top 10 List for using a mobile website: Access anywhere any time Get information you need on the go Always up to date, unlike Apps which need to be constantly updated Offers location-based information Immediate actions, e.g., click-to-call You can upload pictures, videos, or documents immediately after they are created Faster downloads, thus, more browsing Less intrusive than downloading Apps Less likely to conflict with other Apps and data on your phone Positive user experience