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Designing Apps for Success by Chris Murman, Matthew David

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Chapter 1Putting Apps to Work

Welcome to a paradigm shift. The reset button has been pressed. You have chosen the red pill and will follow Alice down the rabbit hole.

The mobile revolution is now part of our lives. Look at how mobility drives what you do all day: your phone is a now a computer in your pocket. Your tablet is a second screen when you are watching TV, and your car now has a centralized infotainment system. We now engage with technology all the waking day—it is with us wherever we are, as shown by the increasing choice of mobile devices as shown in figure 1.1.

The boiling point for the dramatic change in how technology is part of our lives was not reached because of the iPhone. There have been other smartphones on the market. The ...

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