We could not even understand that how fast the mobile phone technology and most particularly the mobile smartphone market has changed in the last decade. From 2G to 3G and now 4G, from Symbian to Android many such technical terms have become part of our lives and vocabulary. One of such words is GetJar, not as famous as Android and other but certainly a very popular one. This article is a short understanding of GetJar, the cross platform mobile phone application store.
What is GetJar ?
GetJar is actually a cross platform mobile phone application store. This means that GetJar has number of applications for various mobile phone operating systems like Symbian, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Java ME. Users can download free or paid applications from this site and use on their mobile phones powered with several mobile operating systems mentioned earlier. GetJar is different from Mobile9 and such other communities because such communities do not allow developers to create applications and upload them, such communities rather ask users to share applications and other mobile phone related content.
GetJar is amongst the largest mobile phone application store because of the volume and also the fact that it is a third party mobile phone application store. Other large mobile phone application stores are operated by the creators of mobile operating system and the mobile phone and tablet devices. GetJar. GetJar has millions of applications that are growing everyday and hundreds of developers who develop applications and upload them to GetJar.
Mobile operating systems supported by GetJar.
GetJar supports many mobile phone and mobile device operating systems like,
Mobile operating system application stores by Mobile phone and OS corporations
Android – Google Play
iOS for iphone, ipad , iPad touch – Apple App Store
Windows Phone and Windows Mobile- Windows Phone Marketplace.
BlackBerry – BlackBerry App World
Symbian – Nokia Store