For someone looking to make a career in apps development, particularly in the mobile apps segment, the sky is the limit. If you go by the statistics, the number of mobile connections is more than Tss, landline phones and PCs in India. So whether it is entertainment, shopping, in-car navigation or banking, there is an app for it and there is scope for apps in every sphere of life. So, it won't be an exaggeration to say that apps will drive the growth of the mobile devices and PC industry henceforth.
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Don't believe it? Well, you can scan any job site and you will find numerous jobs in the M-sAS (Mobile salue Added Services) industry. Therefore, rest assured that a career in this industry will prove to be a good move eventually.