In my last two posts, I have shown skepticism towards the increasing use of mobile devices/ smartphones as computing devices. I have also highlighted the growing trend among developers to utilize this computing power to overwhelm the basic functionality of a mobile device i.e communications. In this post, I would be sharing reasons for being a skeptic about the increasing computing power in smartphones. But first, let’s have a look at some features that are hardware-intensive and communications-based. This is just a short list for reference and will help you understand whether your app is hardware-intensive or communications-based.