Apple’s Black Friday Featured Apps

To celebrate Black Friday, Apple put up a new section titled “App Store Essentials – Black Friday”. As we monitor all apps worldwide, we are able to track the influence of this promotion on the rankings of the featured applications. Below you can find the rankings of these apps in the category they were published […]

Recap of this week’s app store news

The first Dell Smartphone, was launched in China with China Mobile. The China Mobile Market now also contains applications for the Ophone platform, which is similar to Android, but custom made for China Mobile. The AppJam event in London was held. Find our presentation wrapup and slides with a selection of new stats from all […]

AppJam Presentation Wrapup and Slides

Last Monday, we went to AppJam in London, a European focused meet-up to share knowledge and learn more about developments from the major app stores. I was keynote speaker at the event and gave a presentation about application store stats, which you can find embedded below. The major findings in this presentation were: Apple App […]

First Dell Ophone Apps In China Mobile Market

Yesterday, we wrote about the first Dell smartphone, the Mini 3i, coming to the Chinese market this week. China Mobile’s app store, the Mobile Market, clearly features the Dell Mini 3i as one of the supported phones since yesterday. Now today, the first applications for the Dell Ophone are available in the China Mobile Market: […]

Recap of this week’s app store news

Samsung Bada applications will be distributed via Samsung’s Application Store. Windows Marketplace is now also available for older Windows Mobile phones. The Apple App Store is now officially available in China for three weeks, we made an overview of the most popular content. Distimo will present at next week’s AppJam event in London on Monday […]

Most Popular Apps In The Chinese App Store

At the end of October, the Apple App Store was officially launched in China with the operator Unicom selling the first iPhones. The App Store was however already accessible in China at the end of August, but lacking the Games category. After three weeks of iPhone sales in China, we decided to make an overview of […]

Windows Marketplace Available For Older Phones

There are several announcements around Windows Marketplace for Mobile these weeks. Last week, Microsoft launched a Web Version of its store, allowing users to discover apps from the desktop. Following the announcements that Marketplace would support older phones, the store is now available for Windows Mobile 6.0 and 6.1 phones. Consumers that do not have […]