Mobile Apps Are Evolving: How Android Is Stepping Up Their Game

Mobile apps are constantly pushing the boundaries, seeing what can be done in such a small environment. Though the power of smartphones and tablets aren’t close to desktops, you are starting to see apps that are just as feature-rich as full computer software. It’s not so much a lack of imagination, but technical limitations that are keeping these apps from rivaling their desktop brethren. Android is constantly stepping up their game so that developers are better able to express themselves and provide the best software possible.


OS Changes


Every smartphone user has noticed that upgrade message telling them that there’s a system update. Not only that, but new Android versions are usually released to fanfare. All of this is for a reason. Each system update represents a massive change behind the scenes. Users will see the more blatant changes like improvements in tools or graphic alterations, but there’s a lot that users don’t see.


Aside from security updates, the coding is being changed so that it runs better. The device will be better able to utilize RAM and processing power, support new protocols for VR and other associated devices and decrease lag times. Whenever there’s a system update, it’s to ensure that the device runs better than ever and that each app runs as smoothly as possible.


Hardware Updates


Android is an open-source system that any company can use for its smartphones. This creates a large gap between low-tier and high-tier devices, but you can see each year that the hardware is steadily getting better across the board. Budget devices today are close to mid-tier offerings a year or two ago, and premium devices install the best, strongest hardware available for mobile systems.


This can especially be seen in major flagship Android devices that … Read More ...