App recommendation engines are getting booted from Apple's app store because they suck, according to a new player in the app-finding business. But Hooked Media has come up with an entirely new take on app recommendation that has two unique qualities.
"So many people that have given up the concept of a photo collection," he says. "Faces, places, and things are important ways to automatically categorize photos. And they keep getting smarter every day."
Guest Post Ultimately, the world is witnessing a fundamental phase shift in the way applications are built and designed. Keeping these new basics in mind will let you create and deploy robust apps that people actually want to use -- and can use, crash-free.
Launching this week, the company's new iPhone app features profiles of kids in developing countries who desperately require surgeries. You can donate directly through the app and receive real-time updates on the patient's progress.
Media promises that K-Invite will yield high-quality users for mobile apps.
Twitter updated its iOS and Android apps today so you can see more trends in more places. The company also improved video playback on Vine.
Women install 40 percent more apps than men, buy 17 percent more paid apps, and pay an astonishing 87 percent more for those apps. In other words, if you want to make money selling apps, you better appeal to women.
Yahoo updated its app today to include technology from recently acquired "summary" startup Summly.
Guest Post Allow me to jump right into this by saying that yes, we have created a business while solving a problem.
And that last time we checked, it was still OK to do that.
AppGratis CEO Simon Dawlat has been through the storm of his entrepreneurial life in the last two weeks.
We downloaded 13.4 billion apps in the first three months of 2013, spending $2.2 billion U.S. on apps and in-app purchases.
Guest Post This is a document of how we screwed up. And then how we fixed our screw-ups. Please learn from us.
Guest Post Free-to-play has revolutionized the monetization model in gaming by charging players based on their willingness to pay, instead of displaying one set price for all. Indeed, through a dynamic pricing scheme for in-app purchase items, free-to-play has enabled game publishers to monetize the whole of the price/demand curve.
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 I quit smoking because a mobile device told me when to smoke ... and when I was done smoking for good.
GroundCntrl, which lets you delegate tasks to and motivate your mobile workforce, took on $1.01 million in funding today, according to a filing with the SEC.
New version is all about getting more things done with fewer taps on the screen.
And what the data shows is that the top apps on Amazon are very, very different than Google Play.
Tired of fixing content and coordinating push notifications at the whim of your business team? AppGlu is for you.
"We're seeing a billion pageviews per month," CEO Gil Dudkiewicz told me on the phone this afternoon.