Tone up your apps

With the development of its App Store, Apple transformed the iPhone from just another glitzy device to a must-have technological accessory. By adopting a generous method of payment for developers, the number of so-called ‘apps’ has exploded over the

31st October, 2009

Here’s a question: can you name a Nokia phone? No? How about a Sony Ericsson? Still blank? Samsung? LG? HTC? Try another question: what’s the first (and, perhaps, only) brand to come into your head when the term ‘touchscreen phone’ is mentioned? For most people, there is only one answer: iPhone.

Within three years of its launch, the iPhone has become not just the world’s most famous mobile phone,...

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