I once thought developing mobile apps insurmountably hard. Not true, especially for simple apps that looks and feels like webpages. I pickup phonegap as the platform and wrote the apps like writing web-games.
I put my hands on mobiel app development in March 2013, and by September, all 12 apps are int the market. That is 3 core apps X 2 X 2, where the first X2 is English/Chinese, the second X2 is android/IOS. So check it out. It’s all free.
The apps are on this page: