The following is a guest contributed post from Danielle Levitas, SVP of Research at App Annie 2018 will mark the 10-year anniversary for both the Apple App Store and Android Market. Since their launches, mobile apps have impacted society and businesses at an astounding pace and scale. Show More Summary
Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to start your Wednesday. 1. Google's Arts & Culture app has become the most downloaded app in Apple's App Store. One feature, which is currently only available in the US, matches a person's face with famous paintings and has gone viral over the past two days. 2. Show More Summary
The Google Arts and Culture app (available on iOS and Android) has been around for two years, but this weekend, it shot to the top of both major app stores because of a small, quietly added update. SEE ALSO: Google declares war against...Show More Summary
Google says its wildly popular art app doesn’t store your facial data. That’s not stopping some people from worrying about privacy.
A Google app that matches people's selfies to famous works of art and encourages users to share the side by sides on social media lept to the top spot on the iTunes App Store charts this weekend, ahead of YouTube, Instagram and Facebook's Messenger, but it has also drawn concerns from some that the privacy […]
App Store downloads brought in $26.5 billion for developers in 2017, and Asymco’s Horace Dediu has unearthed some interesting stats about how that stacks up against other juggernauts of American business. If App Store downloads continue...Show More Summary
Veteran game publisher Brian Fargo and other game industry veterans hope to change the PC industry by creating a new cryptocurrency that serves as an alternative to the app stores. Fargo’s new company Robot Cache will create a digital PC games platform, just like Valve’s Steam digital distribution service, but it will give game publishers and […]
The app economy is continuing to grow, with the worldwide revenue from app stores expected to top $110 billion this year, according to recent estimates from App Annie. However, the time people spend using their apps is starting to stagnate, another report has found. Show More Summary
Square Enix has begun pre-registrations for the English release Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia. This is a spinoff mobile game of a spinoff of the mainline Final Fantasy franchise will be releasing soon on the App Store and Google Play in Western regions. Unlike the console Dissidia games, this isn’t an arena brawler fighting game
The Google Arts & Culture app, allowing users to compare their selfies to famous works of art, took a top spot in the app store over the weekend and took over social media.
Earlier this month, Apple provided us with some updated numbers regarding the App Store and, suffice it to say, business is booming. Throughout 2017, Apple notes that it paid out $26.5 billion to developers, a solid increase from the $20.3 billion Apple doled out to developers in 2016. Show More Summary
About 60 apps have been dumped from the Google Play Store after it was revealed the apps were infected with malicious software that either displayed scareware or porn ads, or tried to trick people into accessing and paying for premium services. More »
In celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Apple has shared a few editorials on the iOS App Store in addition to featuring a homepage photo and quote on its website. The top billed story is Serve Your Community, which looks to help users give back by highlighting several apps and services. more…
There's no shortage of photo-editing apps for mobile devices. But if you want to graduate beyond Instagram filters, the sheer number of listings on the App Store or Google Play can be overwhelming. We've sifted through dozens to find the ones worth your time (and money, in some cases).
Barring a sudden drop in demand, revenues from the App Store are likely to eclipse worldwide box office revenues sometime this year, according to one analyst.
Following Apple’s announcement of record-breaking app sales in the holiday shopping season, Asymco’s Horace Dediu did some number-crunching, and came up with some surprising facts. Not least among them is the clear pointer that iOS app sales will be worth more than the entire worldwide movie industry at some point this year … more…
After an extended hiatus, our best free iPhone games of the week feature has finally returned. We've returned with a bang too, as there were tons of interesting free released on the App Store this week. A lot of them are quick, arcade-style...Show More Summary
Every week, hundreds of new Android apps and games are submitted to the Play Store. If you’re not paying attention 24/7, it’s easy to miss some of the best stuff.
Google has removed 60 apps and games from the Play Store, some targeting children, for displaying pornographic ads. Many of the apps/games have been downloaded over a million times.