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(PDF) Mobile application and its global impact

International Journal of Engineering & Technology IJET-IJENS Vol: 10 No: 06 104

107506-0909 IJET-IJENS © December 2010 IJENS I J E N S

Mobile Application and Its Global Impact

Md. Rashedul Islam1, Md. Rofiqul Islam2, Tohidul Arafhin Mazumder3

1Lecturer, Dept. of CSE, LU, Bangladesh, 1 2 3M.Sc Student,Högskolan i Borås, Sweden

Abstract-This paper presents the uses and effect of mobile

application in individuals, business and social area. In

modern information and communication age mobile

application is one of the most concerned and rapidly

developing areas. This paper demonstrates that how

individual mobile user facilitate using mobile application

and the popularity of the mobile application. Here we are

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presenting the consequence of mobile application in

business sector. Different statistical data of the past and

present situation of mobile application from different

parts of the world has been presented here to express the

impact. This paper also presents some effect of mobile

application on society from the ethical perspective.

Key-words- Business consequence, Business promotion,

Ethical views, Mobile application, social effect.


In the modern age of Information and communication

system, people are habituated to use computer and

computer application. But Mobile Application uses and

development is a new and rapidly growing sector.

There is a global positive impact of mobile application.

Using mobile application developed country are

becoming facilitate and people, society of developing

country are upgrading themselves and making a new

type of IT infrastructure. Mobile applications are

running on a small hand hold mobile device which is

moveable, easy to use and accessible from anywhere

and any place. Now a day, so many people are using

mobile application to contact friends, browse internet,

file content management, document creating and

handling, entertainment etc. From everywhere user can

get facility of mobile application. People can do many

things of his daily life and business life. Not only the

mobile application has an impact for user but also it

plays an important role in business. Many business

companies are earning revenue using mobile

application. The mobile application has an impact on

society. The mobile application run in a mobile

environment which usability depends on several factors

such as: Screen resolution, Hardware limitations,

Expensive Data Usage, Connectivity issues, Limited

Interaction possibilities. Last few years the mobile

companies are trying to develop mobile device with

more screen resolution, more storage, better

connectivity which provide better environment for

modern mobile application.


Mobile applications are consist of software/set of

program that runs on a mobile device and perform

certain tasks for the user. Mobile application is a new

and fast developing Segment of the global Information

and Communication Technology. Mobile application is

easy, user friendly, inexpensive, downloadable and run

able in most of the mobile phone including inexpensive

and entry level phone. The mobile application has wide

uses for its vast functioning area like calling,

messaging, browsing, chatting, social network

communication, audio, video, game etc

In large number of mobile application some are pre-

installed in phone and others user can download from

internet and install it in mobile phone. This large

number of mobile application market served by

increasing no of mobile application developer,

publishers and providers. From the technical point of

view the different mobile applications are run able in

different managed platforms like iPhone, BlackBerry,

Android, Symbian, windows; also some virtual machine

such as Java/J2ME, BREW, Flash Light, Silverlight.

According to application area, there are different

categories of mobile application.

1. Communications: Internet Browsing, email IM

client, Social Networking

2. Games: Puzzle/ Strategy, Cards /Casino,

Action/ Adventure

3. Multimedia: Graphics /Image viewer,

Presentations viewers, Video Players, Audio


4. Productivity: Calendars, Calculators, Diary,

Notepad /Memo/Word Processors,


5. Travel: City guide, Currency converter,

Translators, GPS/Maps, Itineraries / Schedules

, Weather

6. Utilities: Profile manager, Idle screen/Screen

saver, Address book, Task manager, Call

manager, File manager

2.1. Past and Present of Mobile Application

At first the mobile application comes as a simplest way

with our early cell phones, alarm clocks, currency

calculators etc. At that time people just used mobile

application for receiving call messaging, doing simple

calculations etc. But the mobile application developers

all time kept focus on “Why Simple?” But they knew


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