How did Custom Apps become so popular?
Let’s go down “Memory Lane” shall we?
Before the Internet became the norm, we had the Telephone Land Line, the Fax Machine and the good old Pager.
Who remembers this cool little black object, which became the blackberries and smart phones of the 21st century?
Some OGs reading in will definitely remember this cool messaging device.
Back in the day the wife had one and the mistresses too. (sorry bad joke)
Back in 1997, Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL launched their email messaging software which changed the way we conducted business and all our communication.
But most interestingly, who actually invented EMAIL?
Back in 1978, a 14-year-old boy, Shiva Ayyadurai began his work on an email system for the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. His task was to emulate the paper-based interoffice mail system electronically and in 1982, he copyrighted his software, calling it “EMAIL”.
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So, why are Custom Apps so popular and so important?
Well, the tech world and Web2 companies soon realised the importance of owning and developing a CUSTOM APP during the last decade (2000 to 2010).
Simply because of the rise of Smart Phones and Social Media Apps which were forever becoming easily downloadable from the App Store and the GooglePlay Store directly from their Smart Phones.
I am not talking about this heavy brick called Motorola which so many people carried around in a briefcase, I am talking about the device after this image.