You all are using mobile applications from many years by either sharing it via bluetooth from your friends or by downloading it from a PC. But application that come with lots of information and use is given by an Apple’s App Store, which offered an integrated, easy-to-use way to browse, buy, download, and install applications for the iPhone 3G and iPod Touch.
Microsoft and Nokia have announced their own application stores at the Mobile World Congress09 where every major player will have a way to deliver mobile programs over the air.
Nokia’s virtual storefront opens in May, and it’s hoping to outdo its rivals by using location and social networking elements. The service eventually will be open to Nokia’s entire fleet of cell phones, and it will be preloaded onto the N97 smartphone.
Microsoft didn’t reveals Windows Marketplace for Mobile, but it will likely to do something big because there are more than 20,000 programs for Windows Mobile. Microsoft said it would be available in the second half of this year, along with the upgrade and the My Phone content.