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Bank 2.0 by Brett King

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Operating Systems and SoftwareStacks—Driving Mobile Application Development

Many phone manufacturers have clung to their own device paradigms because of management ideals and specific design processes. Manufacturers such as Motorola (until very recently), Palm and BlackBerry have hung on to their proprietary operating systems and core hardware strategy. This in itself is not necessarily a problem, except supporting content and application infrastructure for devices such as the iPhone (e.g. iTunesTM 9) has made application capability a key competitive edge.

Despite Apple’s success, all is not 100 per cent rosy on the iTunes front either. With the average expectation for iPhone apps being either free, 99 cents, or at the top-end averaging around ...

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