iPhone has evolved from first iPhone to recently launched iPhone 5. With the 6 generations of iPhone operating system, iPhone has won the heart of its users by bringing surprises every day. This is supported by iPhone applications that make its users to stick to the phone to the longer time. Developers are working on iPhone applications from a long time now, since it was first launched in the year 2007 but all the new ideas and concepts keep it afresh and lively.
More than 5 Lakh applications are available and can be easily installed on the phone. According to Apple’s Chief Financial Officer, the company has spent more than $4 billion on developers for iPhone applications. Till now iPhone app store has generated more than $5.7 billion as revenue.
App stores are affected by the changing trends. Special iPhone applications are developed at the time of Christmas. According to last year’s record, Christmas day was the record breaking day for the application downloads. Special iTunes are made for this extra special day.
Similarly applications are developed at the time of football world cups, Olympic Games etc. also; game applications are developed based on these sports and their special events like world cups and final matches of football, cricket, baseball, basketball, badminton and many more.
A shift is seen from consumer applications to business applications. The trend is changing corporate are developing applications that makes their work easy and is more user friendly. Customized iPhone applications are made by the corporate to grow in their field. Applications are developed based on the conferences and the summits. The details of the conference including venue, menu, attendees, participants, sponsors can be easily known and saved in your iphone with an application.
iPhone applications available in market cover the following areas business, entertainment, games, news, social networking, sports, travel, and weather. Applications are available under App store and can be developed through third parties. All the information in one hand is the explanation of mobile application. And when the exclusive application is based on iPhone operating system, it becomes the unique feature that distinguishes an iPhone from others.