Mobile search-optimization engine tool maker SearchMan has figured out which store does better with search discovery.
After only one year, Instagram's Android app has grown to account for almost half of the photo sharing app's 100 million users, the company announced today.
Only 20 percent of American consumers' time on mobile devices is spent on the web. A massive majority, 80 percent, is spent in apps: games, news, productivity, utility, and social networking apps.
Developers and marketers can now add users directly via Twitter, simply by adding a few lines of code to any content shared from their app to the social network.
For Feedly, Google Reader's impending demise has been nothing but good news.
It's a lot more fun to voice your sports trash talk, instead of just typing it out. With that in mind, Tok.tv has embarked upon building a different type of second-screen app.
This past month, Google Maps lost its position as the most downloaded app on Apple's iOS store -- to another Google app, YouTube.
Guest Post You've already beaten the odds -- your app is successfully gaining adoption. But now a more difficult challenge looms: You need to parlay that app success into a viable business.
As if SlideShark's ability to accurately replay your PowerPoint presentations from the cloud on iOS devices wasn't useful enough, the app can now let anyone watch along live as you present your slides.
New version is all about getting more things done with fewer taps on the screen.
After five months on the market, Microsoft is on its way to offering a viable app-store option for consumers.
Guest Post Just like SEO optimization for web sites, it's important for developers to tweak their App Store listings.
And what the data shows is that the top apps on Amazon are very, very different than Google Play.
"We want to make it possible for a lot more people to create apps," Jimu founder Linkton Ye told me yesterday via Skype. "Everyone should be able to play with the software that surrounds us."
The global app economy will reach $25 billion this year, according to new data from ABI Research. Thirty-five percent of that, or $8.8 billion, will be tablet apps, and 65 percent -- 16.4 billion -- will be smartphone apps.
An app screeching to a halt may be annoying to you, but it's valuable insight for developers when it comes to making their apps perform better.
Brands, how would you like to know exactly where and when your competitors advertise? Publishers, how would you like to know exactly which brands are advertising at competing publications -- and who sold them those ads?
Facebook's database of you, your friends, and the entire world is going grow as a result, as will the degree of intelligence built into the social network. And yes, so will Facebook's monetization options.
Guest Post You might think your smartphone is pretty smart, but many smartphone apps are still pretty dumb, lacking contextual knowledge about you, your preferences, and your environment. That's about to change.
Google Play turned one today, and in honor of the birthday, Google is celebrating by giving gifts. Gifts for you, that is, and your Android device.