Smartphones have become an integral part of our lives starting with the alarm in the morning and ending with socializing on movie streaming in the night and in between doing lots of functions like reading news, music, texting, checking mails and making calls, etc.

Our lives have been made so easy and convenient by smartphones that we sometimes think how unfortunate our ancestors were and how life would have been without this inseparable facility. Presently more than 2.2 billion people own a smartphone all over the world.

Usage of smartphones and smartphone applications is going to see an upward rise in the year 2017 and you might notice that applications might come up new colors and enhanced features. Let’s discuss some of the new trends that we are going to see in mobile apps Dubai in 2017.

Accelerated mobile pages (AMP):-

The AMP project was started by Google more than a year ago. Google has also stated that smartphone web will have its own search index. This is a revolution that can completely change the development of mobile applications from SEO and from perspective of web applications.


Applications supported by Google AMP will not only load extremely faster but the bounce rate will also be reduced. Publishers are also going to benefit from it due to more visitors and increased ad visibility. This trend is here to stay for years to come.

AR and VR will creep up:-

If you browse net and know a bit about the mobile application then virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are not completely new to you. Gaming industry have been revolutionized by these in 2016.

Pokémon Go, iOnRoad, Sky Siege and my Nav are some of the examples of AR games while devices like Samsung Gear VR, Google Cardboard and Oculus Rift are extremely in and are showing the popularity of VR.

Artificial intelligence is not artificial anymore:-

Gartner’s research has found that investment in artificial intelligence will grow up to 300% in the year 2017. Artificial intelligence is set to provide access to powerful insights to the business users that they had never been seen before.

These powerful insights will be provided by using cognitive interfaces, advanced analytics into complex systems and machine learning techs. Seeing these changes Google, IBM, eBay, Facebook and others have started purchasing skillful AI startups.

Security applications:-

According to Gartner more than 75% applications may not pass the security test. HP has also stated that 70.6% apps access external storage and 94.7% include logging methods. Hackers may get their hands on potentially weak applications by exploiting their security loop holes.

Stealing of confidential and sensitive data may also be easy for the cyber criminals and this trend of mobile apps Dubai is likely to continue in the year 2017. Some JavaScript’s frameworks are known to be helpful in this regard as they develop a secure application.

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