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Apps are to grow 33% in Britian

We never really know what the future holds but if this study is anything go by the App Industry in Britain is certainly a great place to be. 129 more words


The amount most people are willing to pay for an app is $0—until they've actually downloaded it

Now that more than half of all iPhone users have downloaded and perhaps even figured out iOS 7, users are busy re-downloading their favorite apps. Many of those apps have been substantially re-written for the new operating system, a process that costs time and money. 471 more words

If you want to make money from apps, forget about the app store

Considering the number of free apps that clutter the world’s many app stores and the pittance paid by mobile advertising networks to app developers, it was only natural that app makers would find other ways to make money from creating mobile software. 377 more words

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6,000 mobile developers: Android most popular, iOS most profitable, Windows Phone most ‘next’
July 17, 2013 – John Koetsier

The biggest mobile developer study in history with 6,000 respondents from 115 countries says that while iOS developers make an average of $5,200 per month in app revenue and Android developers pull in $4,700, more developers plan to start developing for Windows Phone than any other platform. 448 more words


Today's reading: VisionMobile on the "profit share trap"

Always worthwhile to read what the VisionMobile team is writing, and their latest blog post is no exception. This time they analyze the focus in the tech media on the “profit share” held by various players in the smartphone space, notably the huge percentage of total profit held by Apple, thanks to ongoing sales on iDevices. 294 more words


Mobile diary: apps are big, but maybe not a business

Interesting juxtaposition of stories in today’s Mobile World Live: Apps edition from the GSMA:
Ericsson reports that mobile app usage has a huge impact on the performance of their networks, at the same time as Zynga is shutting down their mobile app subsidiary OMGPOP, as part of their effort to save their business. 107 more words


Android vs. iOS: got monetization?

This month the analyst firm VisionMobile published a wonderful blog article by author Jonathan Goldberg about the state of affairs between Google and Android. They make a good point in differentiating the two: “At heart, Google and Android are not the same thing, and the way things stand now their business models are in many ways in direct competition.” 502 more words

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