According to Wikipedia, a mobile app, short for mobile application, or just app, is application software designed to run on smartphones, tablet computers and other mobile devices.

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Is a .com domain name worth it for a mobile app?

I'm starting to develop a mobile app, and have a first choice name I'd like to use. However the .com domain of the name has already been taken. Is it actually worth it buying it, or would you tempted ...
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Is there a name for the new “shake phone” interface convention?

Some mobile applications leverage the fact that smart phones have motion sensitivity to provide a "shake" feature. For example, I believe Urban Spoon has an app with which you can view a ...
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Mobile websites, where is it going to? [closed]

As building websites for mobile devices is becoming an important area I have a question that has some sub questions regarding this new field and the main question is: Will web development for mobile ...
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Mobile games: paid vs. ad-supported? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which has more benefits when selling through mobile app stores: free or paid? I'm working on a game, and I'm hoping to distribute it through the Android and/or Apple ...
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Mobile App Development Language Converter?

I was talking with a friend about developing a mobile app (android/iphone) but I've never messed around with mobile app development code before. My friend flippantly told me that I don't "need to ...
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What cannot be unit-tested in mobile app?

I really value unit-testing in developing webapps. I haven't had any experience in developing mobile apps. Is there anything that cannot be unit-tested in mobile apps? And what is the workaround for ...
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Mobile Development- Obtaining development hardware - best practices?

I'm looking to get into smartphone development, but there a quite a few options out there for platforms right now. (iOS/Android/WebOS/Bada/Symbian/MeeGo/WindowsMobile/JavaME) I'd like to have ...
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What's the best route to getting started in moble app development?

As per the question title, I'm interested in starting up a new side project and I'm currently looking at doing a bit of mobile development as said project. I'm actually in a bit of a good position ...