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Mobile-game-spending-is-dominated-by-women-says-Liftoff

Mobile game spending is dominated by women says Liftoff


Wednesday, August 22, 2018 by

Liftoff released a data report exploring the booming world of mobile gaming. Since last year, Liftoff has detected a golden age of mobile game marketing with acquisition costs at all stages of the funnel decreasing and post-install conversion rates increasing. And as multi-platform gaming sensations like Fortnite bring high-quality play experiences to smartphones, more ...


The-Android-screen-notch-guide-for-developers

The Android screen notch guide for developers


Monday, August 6, 2018 by

The screen notch on the iPhone X screen was unavoidable with the inclusion of the edge-to-edge OLED screen because the camera and sensors get in the way. So manufactures have to contour the screen around the sensors and camera area, which created the somewhat odd, but always funny “screen notch”. Until now iOS developers were the only ones that&...


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Avoid mobile cybersecurity threats by checking the source


Thursday, July 5, 2018 by

Earlier this month IT news organizations around the globe reported that Epic Games’ popular Fortnite game was being counterfeited and malicious actors were, in fact, lacing the imposter apps with malware. We’re only human, and people unwittingly let their guard down in anticipation of something they're passionate about, or when they think they might b...


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Mobbo released a new report on the state of mobile SDK's


Thursday, December 15, 2016 by

Mobbo just released its Power Index, which offers app publishers and marketers robust benchmarks of mobile app SDK components, helping them to make informed decisions about the best technology stacks. The report sheds light on the scale and performance of popular SDK components and tracks the movers and shakers in the mobile industry. Key Findings in the report:- 80% of...


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New Report Shows Companies Are Increasingly Adopting Custom Apps


Tuesday, December 1, 2015 by

Good Powered by BlackBerry (formally Good Technology, which was purchased by BlackBerry in November) has released its thirteenth Good Mobility Index Report, showing that organizations are increasingly building custom secure apps. The Q3 report offers a snapshot of the activities of Good customers. In addition to an increase towards custom apps, the report showed a ...


New-Strain-of-Malware-Continues-to-Spread-Through-Chinese-Android-Market

New Strain of Malware Continues to Spread Through Chinese Android Market


Tuesday, October 13, 2015 by

AdaptiveMobile has released new insight into the continuing emergence of a new strain of Android Malware. AdaptiveMobile has been monitoring the development of the program as it has spread through multiple variants across the Chinese Android market. The threat vector begins from an infected phone, where an SMS is sent to an uninfected device, informing the user tha...


Apps-that-Stick:-A-29-Step-Plan-for-a-Killer-Launch

Apps that Stick: A 29 Step Plan for a Killer Launch


Thursday, June 18, 2015 by

Hey while you’re chugging that beer Friday back you may want to think about this head-spinning number: To date App Store developers have earned a cumulative $25 billion from the sale of apps and games.That a big pie, do you have what it takes to get your proper slice?Also, there’s a science to coding an app and there is definitely a science to marketing apps. Finding yo...


Report-Shows-Enterprises-Are-Emphasizing-Secure-Mobile-Browsing

Report Shows Enterprises Are Emphasizing Secure Mobile Browsing


Monday, March 2, 2015 by

Good Technology has released its latest version of its quarterly Mobility Index Report, which includes findings which indicates that enterprises are accelerated activations of secure mobile apps, which grew 65 percent during the fourth quarter and 300 percent during the year.The quarterly Good Mobility Index Report leverages data collected from Good’s customer base, the...


Smartphone-Market-Grows-25-percent--While-Samsung-Loses-Grip-on-Android-Market

Smartphone Market Grows 25 percent While Samsung Loses Grip on Android Market


Monday, November 3, 2014 by

According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker for the third quarter of 2014, increased emphasis on emerging market smartphone releases drove global smartphone shipments above 300 million units for the second consecutive quarter. According to preliminary data, vendors shipped a total of 327.6 million units during the ...


Android-Market-Too-Big-to-Ignore-so-Nokia-Debuts-Nokia-X-Android-Platform

Android Market Too Big to Ignore so Nokia Debuts Nokia X Android Platform


Tuesday, February 25, 2014 by

Microsoft might own Nokia, but Android rules for mobile apps (sorry Apple) and thus Nokia has debuted new smartphones running the Nokia X software platform based on the Android Open Source Project.Nokia’s recent announcement included a number of new details, which made it somewhat confusing unless you paid close attention, which we did. The Android OS is obvio...


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AT&T, Sprint, T Mobile, Verizon To End Most Premium Text Service Billing


Friday, November 22, 2013 by

Premium text message billing on the four largest carriers will soon be ending, hopefully putting an end to such services that have become a significant gateway for fraud, mostly in the Android market.45 states have been looking into the issue known as "cramming" for a long time now and are happy that the carriers have finally decided to help stomp out the problem.“While...


Microsoft-Buys-Nokia-What-Does-it-Mean-for-App-Developers

Microsoft Buys Nokia What Does it Mean for App Developers


Wednesday, September 4, 2013 by

By now you’ve probably heard that Microsoft has purchased Nokia’s mobile phone business. Simple numbers show the deal makes sense with 86% of the Windows 8 phone market owned by Nokia. So our question for app developers is, what does it mean for Microsoft’s mobile efforts and how does it affect the app development community/mobile marketplace?  At quick g...


Fortumo-Announces-Carrier-Billing-Coverage-for-1.15-Billion-Mobile-Phone-Subscribers-in-China

Fortumo Announces Carrier Billing Coverage for 1.15 Billion Mobile Phone Subscribers in China


Friday, July 26, 2013 by

Mobile payments provider Fortumo has announced direct carrier billing agreements with China Unicom and China Telecom which extends its mobile payment reach to over 1.15 billion mobile phone subscribers in China, which is now the largest Android market in the world. Gerri Kodres of Fortumo explains on accepting payments in China, “traditional payment methods, like cred...


Google-gets-more-heat-over-app-store-privacy

Google gets more heat over app store privacy


Monday, February 25, 2013 by

Does Google give developers private information of the users who purchased their apps? Well....yeah, they do, right now anyway. Currently when customers purchase apps from developers in the Google play store, devs can see a report of what's been purchased and when. Along with that information is the customers Name, Address, and email address which is filed under the "Sh...


Apple-Developer-payouts-hit-$8-billion

Apple Developer payouts hit $8 billion


Wednesday, February 13, 2013 by

Last January Apple reported developer payouts were at $7 billion dollars, but while at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference this week, Tim Cook announced payouts have hit $8 billion. That is $1 billion to developers in a years time, wow!So what is happening that Apple's payout to developers has increased so much? One obvious thing is the increase in the ...


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Day one at AppsWorld North America 2013


Thursday, February 7, 2013 by

A HUGE thank you to Kate Williams of AppsWorld for the invitation to cover the event. It has been nothing short of amazing, and has been great to meet everyone in person, and tell them all about our new magazine. Here is a condensed rundown of our day:SendDroid talked to us about their app monetization network offered to Android developers that is offering high CPMs and...


No!-There-will-not-be-a-mass-exit-by-Apple-developers

No! There will not be a mass exit by Apple developers


Wednesday, January 16, 2013 by

I keep seeing posts around the Internet talking about iOS developers jumping ship from Apple to head over to Google Android Play - much of them coming from Google searches and Google news feeds.These rumors are based on a recent study posted by Distimo, sighting many changes that could be taking place with app development trends as the Android market continues to see gr...


What-is-an-App-Developer

What is an App Developer


Monday, January 7, 2013 by

While the mobile industry continues to grow, it's becoming increasingly obvious that some definitions of who is, and what is, have been lost. Being a mobile app developer myself I thought I would stand back and look at the shadow I cast so as to define exactly what it is I am. There is no way I could completely cover every aspect of my job or mobile app programming in g...


Marketing-your-app-using-Applorer

Marketing your app using Applorer


Monday, December 17, 2012 by

Applorer is an app discovery tool for the Android market that has almost 100,000 installs, and with a recent update could help developers get some free marketing for their apps.The new update allows users to "recommend" apps they like in their social outlets, and discover apps that their friends are currently playing and recommending. The opportunity exist that one of y...


Making-the-most-money-with-Android

Making the most money with Android


Wednesday, December 12, 2012 by

The question of the day, how do I earn the most revenue with my android? It's a difficult quandary and we could argue points from all sides enough to fill this page. The Intel developer blog this week talks about how you can earn the most money in the Android market with a balance of doing client-based work, and doing your own app development work.They don't mentio...


An-update-to-the-Google-maps-API-is-here

An update to the Google maps API is here


Monday, December 3, 2012 by

It looks like Google has stepped up to the plate and fulfilled the request of many developers by updating their Google maps API which is available now on the Google android developers page.Google says there are numerous updates to the API that will make developers smile. For instance the API now contains the ability to create multiple layers on top of the screens &...


Android more trouble than it's worth


Thursday, November 29, 2012 by

Google is still the champ in the smartphone world. A recent report by Gartner shows Android market share at over 72%. But what good does it do to put your product into a market like that if you can't monetize it right?Users don't buy on Android as muchFirst of all, a little bit of data: until the end of 2011, 200m Android handsets had been activated. By June of this yea...