GungHo Online Entertainment's Puzzle & Dragons reigns as the top revenue-generating application worldwide across both Apple's iOS and Google's Android, app analytics firm Distimo reports.
Keep iOS apps free but offer some opportunities for consumers to open their wallets once they're engaged: that sums up the main takeaways from Distimo's recent research report: "How The Most Successful Apps Monetize Their User Base." The Netherlands-based company, which provides an app store analytics tool, looked at the highest-grossing 250 apps in Apple's App Store in February that have been released in the last year.
We all know about the American dream and the aspirations it has fuelled across generations of people who have worked their way up from nothing to become successful. More recently, however, there's a variation on this theme that has begun to permeate the wider culture, and which may have a less positive effect. I call it the Appreneur dream.
Developers know the odds of breaking into the top ranks of app stores for newcomers can be pretty slim. Now, thanks to a recent research report, they know exactly how slim
Android developers may be starting to catch up with their iOS counterparts in winning over customers, based on a global survey of app store activity over the last four months of 2012.
Eighty-eight of the top 100 brands worldwide now offer at least one application for download via Apple's App Store, according to new data issued by mobile analytics firm Distimo.
As the mobile app industry increases its reach into more and more global markets, developers are realizing the need to translate their apps into additional languages if they want to serve customers in multiple geographies. The use of a country's native language is culturally appropriate and it can improve overall sales.
Developers who create iOS apps for multiple markets should consider distributing their products in the following four growth markets: Brazil, Mexico, Russia and Turkey.
Mobile developers are beginning to realize the need to publish their applications on multiple platforms to reach different audiences, drive downloads and increase revenues. Many of the industry's...
Mobile developers need to publish their applications on multiple platforms to reach different audiences, drive downloads and increase revenues, according to new research from Distimo.