In September 2011, CellApp which is an Indian based app developer gained exposure as a recommended application in Nokia Store as it recorded millions of downloads across 190 countries. One the first apps of CellApp was Qtorch that was widely famous as a Symbian application which can turn the device into a flashlight or torch when required.
CellApp developed the QTorch to address the emergency conditions when there are long periods of time without power. It has an algorithm than can increase the screen's brightness as required. Till now, the free version of this app has encountered over 1.7 million downloads and has gained the recognition of the most downloaded app for Nokia N8.
With the feedbacks from the consumers of Nokia Store, CellApp has created other apps that are successful like DataMonitor to measure the traffic of network connections and the real time data usage details. With this app, users can track the data consumption in real time right from the home screen and also set alerts to intimate them of the data limit once they approach it.
This app has helped many users to decrease their mobile bills and the free version of it lets the users to monitor the GPRS data usage while the premium version allows to configure and also position the ticker window, select the network (GRPS/Wi-Fi) to be monitored and set usage alerts.
CellApp was established in 2010 and its developers are well experienced in creating the apps in Java, Nokia Web Runtime, Symbian C++, Ot, Adobe Flash Lite and Series 40 Web Apps. “When using Qt, we found it very easy to develop the user interface, and the development time can be virtually cut in half,” said G. Padmakumar, CEO of CellApp. “Qt has a drag and drop UI editor, which incorporates many tools that help in our rapid application development.”
A majority of CellApp's developers are working with Nokia platforms for almost years together and they have recently developed five apps and placed them in Windows Phone Marketplace. The exciting news is that these five apps were developed in just four weeks.