Mobile platforms today have as much CPU and RAM horsepower as desktops from only a few years ago, and the OSs have become much more full featured. Many applications that were not good candidates for mobile platforms now have a much better chance of being successful.

For instance, Apple’s AppStore and Google’s Android have expanded distribution possibilities for mobile applications. Both platforms will attract a fair share of typical applications such as e-mail and weather checkers, as well as the bizarre.

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