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Today’s mobile apps are just an appetizer

Aug 18, 2009
Tech

In grand historical terms, this whole mobile app thing is only now climbing out of the primordial ooze. Which, believe me, is what you want to hear. It would be pretty depressing if the evolution of mobile apps was destined to stop at Salesforce Mobile offered by Salesforce.com, that just give users mobile access to […]

In grand historical terms, this whole mobile app thing is only now climbing out of the primordial ooze.

Which, believe me, is what you want to hear. It would be pretty depressing if the evolution of mobile apps was destined to stop at Salesforce Mobile offered by Salesforce.com, that just give users mobile access to existing business services. Some clever programmer will use mobility and location to create a business app that’s barely imaginable right now.

Yeah, so if you think mobile apps are the bee’s knees already, that’s cool. But keep in mind that this is mobility’s Miller Beer Pager moment – a mere hint at what’s to come.

Kevin Maney is a journalist and author who has been writing about technology for nearly two decades. His latest book, out in September, is Trade-Off: Why Some Things Catch On, and Others Don’t. Check it out here.

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