According to recently published figures, BlackBerry are still the leaders in the smartphone market. BlackBerry phones provided an unparalleled email service when they broke into the market, along with a decent, business orientated user experience. BlackBerry Internet Service is secure, robust and reliable. However, BlackBerry’s App World is miles behind Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android Market. Here I’ll try and explain why.
Our clients often ask why development times for different platforms vary on multiplatform mobile development projects. From their perspective it appears that the development time for an app should be roughly the same for any platform. However, differences in the software, devices, development environment and submission processes mean things are rarely the same from platform to platform.