As more mobile applications hit stores, one researcher believes the number of downloads will skyrocket.
In 2015, the total number of mobile-application downloads is expected to reach nearly 48 billion, research firm In-Stat reported today. The company said that the growth in downloads will be due mainly to the growing popularity of touchscreen-equipped smartphones. According to In-Stat, touchscreens will be available on approximately 90 percent of all smartphones shipped this year, and that number could hit nearly 100 percent in the next several years.
It also helps that the smartphone business is booming. In 2010, smartphones accounted for 23 percent … Read more