Mobile Phone Technology Today & Pokemon Go

In case you haven’t noticed or you’ve been completely cut off from the Internet, Pokemon Go is all the rage right now. Mobile phone technology has made another comeback and is here to stay. For those of us who’ve arrived late to the party, Pokemon Go is a free-to-play located-based game that uses augmented realities for its players to “catch” Pokemon characters. It was developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices and it seems to be taking over the streets. Despite some of the negative press the gaming app has received, it has been a major success. So successful that it’s been estimated to have boosted Nintendo’s market value by $9 billion. Taking an old Gameboy game and turning it into one of the biggest apps of all time shows that everything can and eventually will be “appified”. So, what does this mean for all of you tech freelancers and the future of mobile phone technology out there? We’ve put together a list of a few noteworthy points that highlight the many opportunities here for all you tech freelancers and how to be well on your way to becoming a top Tech Talent. Mobile Phone Technology Today & Pokemon Go

Mobile Matters

Whether you like it or not, mobile is here and it’s here to stay. Just take a look around you, everyone is on their phones. If you aren’t too familiar with mobile programming, now’s the time to get mobile savvy. More and more mobile projects will start to resurface. So, if you’re not in the mobile business yet or don’t have the skills, learn them! Now more than ever is the time for developers to actively take on more mobile projects.

Get Creative

Don’t wait for mobile projects or ideas to come about, get ahead of the trend and create them yourself! Ask yourself, what’s missing? What can your mobile app do those others cannot? Can you convert it into a mobile phone game? Messaging app? Exercise your creativity! This will only help you expand your tech portfolio and wow your future clients.

Mobile Phone Technology Today & Pokemon Go

Let’s Get Mobile

For those getting ready to pitch site ideas to clients, make sure they are mobile-friendly or have some element of mobile phone technology. Also, do some research. It helps to stay on top of the latest mobile tech news out there because there sure is plenty of it. If you’re pitching to a client that doesn’t already have a mobile-friendly site, there could be an opportunity for you to fill that gap for them. This will help you stay ahead of the competition.
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