Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Popular Apps
Angry Birds is a strategy/ puzzle game The concept came from lots of sketches of wingless birds. It is successful because it is very cheap, but also very fun and addictive so it quickly became the top rated app on the app store and then a lot more people started to try it and obviously liked it so it became a huge brand. There is a free version, but it has lots of advertisements so many users paid to have them removed. The success can also be put down the funny and engaging characters.It has currently sold about12 million copies on Apples App Store alone.The idea of the game is quite simple, you have to use the birds todestroy all of the pigs on level. Although while simple has proven to be verysuccessful.
iFitness is a personal training app It is currently one of the best selling apps on the App store. This is because it can be marketed to just about anyone who goes to the gym or wants some advice for good workout routines and exercises to do work specific body parts. It works very well as it has lots of images to let you know exactly how to do the exercise you want to do and includes lots of things to track your progress and it even comes with some preloaded routines or you can add your own. Plus it is very reasonable price wise so most people will buy it as it is very good value for money.Overall it is a very useful app for anyone wanting to get in shapeor who needs help in the gym but cant afford a personal trainer.
The BBC news app is a news/media app It is a very useful app obviously as you can view recent news stories from almost anywhere at your fingertips. It doesn’t really have a specific target market it is just aimed at anyone who wants to keep up to date with everything that’s going on in the world. It is currently the most popular news app on the app store. It has a very nice User Interface and is very easy to use. As the BBC is one of the biggest companies in the world it is known as a good source and this good reputation could be a reason for the apps great success.Overall this app is very useful for anyone who wants to keep up to datewith the news, plus it is free so most people will just download iteven if they never intend to use it.
Doodle Jump is a game appIn Doodle Jump the aim is to guide a four-leggedcreature called "The Doodler" up a never-ending seriesof platforms without falling. The simple yet addictivegameplay is a good formula and it works very well hereas you will keep coming back to beat you previous highscore or your friends. The game has currently sold about10 million copies. It is aimed at people who just want asimple, cheap and addictive experience without havingto spend hours in game to have some fun and in thisregard it works very well. However the price tag couldthrow some potential customers away as there are lotsof just as good clones out there, but just for the name itis a ‘crime’ to have anything but Doodle Jump.It also has a very clean, creative and altogether just niceart style which is instantly recognisable which isgood as it will get you more publicity and show thatyour game is very popular.
Scrabble is a puzzle game The Scrabble app is just an app for the game we all know and love where you can play online with your friends, so obviously it appeals to a lot of people. There is also a free version which doesn’t include all of the features but you can still play a good old classic game, plus it also serves as a sort of demo for users to try and then if they like it they can buy the full version and if not they can just not buy the full app and save money. It is one of the most popular game apps on the app store with good reason as it is a family favourite and most people have already played it or know what it is so they wont have to spend a long time learning to play.It also has Facebook integration so users can share their scores with friendsand challenge their friends using Facebook. Plus it has a training mode soyou can learn how to beat your friends if they are just too good.
ESPN Score Centre is a news/media app ESPN Score Centre is a good app for keeping up to date with your favourite teams and how they are currently doing, so if you cant be there and you cant watch it, it can be a great tool for getting up to date real time commentary on the games you want. it obviously appeals to sports fans and it has been marketed to them. It has lots of built in features such as being able to track certain teams and leagues, plus it has a good UI as it is easy to navigate through different sports and competitions. It is also free so it wont even set you back so most people who are even vaguely interested in sports would do well to get this app.However to keep this free means it is littered with advertisements which can get inthe way of stories and you will accidentally click on them which closes the app andyou have to navigate back to where you were.
Facebook Mobile is a social networking appFacebook Mobile is a very popular app for oneof the biggest companies in the world. It was alwaysgoing to be very popular and is marketed for everyonewho uses Facebook, which is a lot of people. It is freejust like the real website and maintains that it will staythat way. It has been known to be quite buggy but lotsof fixes and patches have been released so it is beingworked on. It has a very good user interface.It works very well at the moment but itstill has sleight glitches and its free somany people will get it and lots ofpeople use Facebook and it workswith a few adverts within the app sothat they can get some profit from it.