mobile app


A mobile application, also referred to as a mobile app or simply an app, is a computer program or software application designed to run on a mobile device such as a phone, tablet, or watch.

Designing a mobile – app -based collaborative learning system
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An important aspect of education is to promote higher-order thinking skills to learners. However, in the lecture environment, learners are passively engaged and it is unlikely for higher-order thinking to occur. Although interventions such as clickers can be used to

Student preferences for mobile app usage
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Results Distributed in September and October of 201 the survey was made available to all 3 000 Purdue University students. Survey invitations soliciting participation from students who own smartphones were made via announcements within student-centric

Bridging the mobile app gap
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With the recent boom of smartphone and tablet market growth, mobile application development is quickly becoming an area that can no longer be ignored. According to the International Data Corporation, smartphones outsold PCs for the first time ever in the fourth

Advancing mobile learning in formal and informal settings via mobile app technology: Where to from here, and how
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In this paper a brief review of the framework that addressed mobile learning implementation challenges (pedagogical, technological, policy and research) that was developed by Khaddage et al.(2015) is briefly discussed, followed by possible solutions that could be

Dynamic structures of control and generativity in digital ecosystem service innovation: the cases of the Apple and Google mobile app stores
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Understanding complex dynamics of digital ecosystem service innovation is of key strategic interests of many firms. For example, the primary challenge for the mobile phone industry has been recently transformed from one of joint handset device and telecommunication

Attitudes toward mobile advertising: A study of mobile web display and mobile app display advertising
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The rapid development of smartphones has resulted in the increasing use of mobile devices to deliver advertisements for products and services. Many firms in Vietnam have invested numerous resources in this field, and an in-depth understanding of mobile advertising is

An analysis of the mobile app review landscape: trends and implications
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Abstract Context: Apple Inc.s App Store offers a distribution mechanism for apps and a public review system which allows users to express opinions regarding purchased apps. The ratings and reviews left by users have the potential to influence new users and, hence

Platform choice by mobile app developers
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For the past two years, Apples iOS and Googles Android operating systems have split the market share of smartphone devices and the mobile applications (apps) for those devices. We model and estimate the platform choice by mobile app developers, including the

Pok mon Go: mobile app user guides
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Pok mon Go is a smart phone game created by Niantic featuring the original creatures from Nintendo/GAMEFREAK/Creatures. The goal is to catch and level up Pocket monsters or Pok mon and your avatar through various tasks and by visiting various physical locations

Are these Ads Safe: Detecting Hidden Attacks through the Mobile App -Web Interfaces.
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Mobile users are increasingly becoming targets of malware infections and scams. Some platforms, such as Android, are more open than others and are therefore easier to exploit than other platforms. In order to curb such attacks it is important to know how these attacks

Cinemappy: a Context-aware Mobile App for Movie Recommendations boosted by DBpedia.
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The recent spread of the so called Web of Data has made available a vast amount of interconnected data, paving the way to a new generation of ubiquitous applications able to exploit the information encoded in it. In this paper we present Cinemappy, a location-based

A large-scale study of mobile web app security
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Mobile apps that use an embedded web browser, or mobile web apps, make up 85% of the free apps on the Google Play store. The security concerns for developing mobile web apps go beyond just those for developing traditional web apps or mobile apps. In this paper we

Improving mobile app selection through transparency and better permission analysis
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Our personal information, habits, likes and dislikes can be all deduced from our mobile devices. Safeguarding mobile privacy is therefore of great concern. Transparency and individual control are bedrock principles of privacy but it has been shown that it is difficult to

Contextual fuzzing: automated mobile app testing under dynamic device and environment conditions
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App experience drives healthy mobile ecosystems. However, mobile platforms present unique challenges to developers seeking to provide such experiences: device heterogeneity, wireless network diversity, and unpredictable sensor inputs. We propose

MyLearningMentor: A Mobile App to Support Learners Participating in MOOCs.
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MOOCs have brought a revolution to education. However, their impact is mainly benefiting people with Higher Education degrees. The lack of support and personalized advice in MOOCs is causing that many of the learners that have not developed work habits and

The role of a mobile app for listening comprehension training in distance learning to sustain student motivation.
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In this article the importance of listening comprehension for language students is discussed and the possible benefits of using a mobile app to motivate its practice and development are considered. The Audio News Trainer (ANT) is presented as an example of this type of app

Mobile app monetization: app business models in the digital era
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Generation has come. The term app is a shortening of the term mobile application. It refers to software applications designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices. Most mobile apps are free, yet the increasing growth of apps has yielded a

The effect of consumer search costs on entry and quality in the mobile app market
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This paper examines the effects of consumer search costs on entry, product design, and quality in online markets. Using 2012-2014 data from the Google Play mobile app store, I take advantage of a natural experiment that reduced search costs for one product type

Understanding the orientation of gen Y toward mobile applications and in- app advertising in India.
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Mobile marketing in India is expected to reach INR 1.2 trillion by the end of 201 an 8% increase from INR 1.1 trillion in 2012. Smartphones are being used extensively in India by Generation Y individuals(those born between 1980-‐2000). The rise in smartphone usage is

GSM based home automation system using app -inventor for android mobile phone
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Nowadays, the remote Home Automation turns out to be more and more significant and appealing. It improves the value of our lives by automating various electrical appliances or instruments. This paper describes GSM (Global System Messaging) based secured device


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