Why someone thinks mobile apps are going to die in 3-5 years

Incredible thoughts.

Best Engaging Communities

I was at a panel yesterday talking about the “Appification of India”. This was part of the Social Media Week event.

I made a statement and tried in 2-3 min to clarify what I meant, but did a poor job of it. I thought it is better to detail my thoughts on this blog post.

I believe in 3-5 years mobile “apps” will be dead.

They will be replaced by a set of backend services that will be controlled by the smartphone OS.

As a user the only “UI” you will care about will be your phone UI controlled by the phone or provider. The current set of “apps” will be invoked on demand from the cloud by the OS (or the service layer developed by another 3rd party company).

The current problems with apps are well known. Besides games, which make up the significant part of the downloads, the…

View original post 230 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Andreessen Horowitz

Software Is Eating the World

lenguaje y otras luces

ESPAÑOL PARA EXTRANJEROS, LENGUA Y LITERATURA. LEER, ESCRIBIR Y COMPARTIR EN ESPAÑOL - Blog de ELE -

C2C Organizational Development (C2C-OD)

Bringing People and Strategy Together

Birds of Nehru College

documenting the birds Nehru College Campus Kahangad

Rotary Service Connections

Connect, partner, and serve through Rotary

Rotary Voices

Stories of service from around the world

%d bloggers like this: