There is no question that mobile is the fastest growing online space. As millions worldwide migrate to smartphones, the number of people who are downloading apps and browsing the web on their phone is growing at an incredibly rapid pace.

We use desktops, laptops, smartphone apps and browsers – any idea what different type of applications we access? Let’s take a look…

Desktop Application
I am using a Word processor on my laptop to write this blog. We use Media player or VLC player for playing audio / video on our desktop/laptop. These applications that run stand alone in a desktop or laptop computer are known as ‘Desktop Applications’ – any software that can be installed on a single computer (laptop or a desktop) and used to perform specific tasks.
Website / Web Site / Web-based Application
I access Flipkart on my laptop using a web browser (IE, Firefox, Chrome, etc.) – ‘Flipkart’ here is nothing but Web-based application which requires a Web browser

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