Distimo Presenting At Mobile World Congress Barcelona

The Mobile World Congress will be held in Barcelona, 15 – 18 February, organized by the GSMA. On Monday 15th, Vincent Hoogsteder will give a presentation during the “Mobile Applications – Innovation Vs Fragmentation” event: The success of Apple and their App Store seems to have taken the mobile industry unawares – as a consequence […]

Distimo Report – December 2009

It is our pleasure to release our monthly Distimo Report, based on December 2009 data. This report covers five application stores: Apple App Store, BlackBerry App World, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store and Windows Marketplace for Mobile. This month’s most important findings are: In Google Android Market, 65% of the publishers are located in […]

Samsung Application Store Now In 5 Countries, More To Follow

The Samsung Application Store was already available in the UK, France and Italy, but now Samsung announced its launch in Germany and Singapore. End of this month Brazil and China will also be added to the supported countries list. The store has been available since September last year and now offers 549 applications. From mid-February, […]

Amazon To Launch App Store For Kindle

As Apple is rumored to announce its Tablet next Wednesday, Amazon will announce its App Store for Kindle this Thursday, according to The New York Times. The store will contain so called ‘active content’ for the Kindle,  which may be considered similar to Applications in Apple’s App Store. Amazon will have the common revenue share […]

LG Releases Its First Android Device

As announced previously, LG just released its first Android device, the GW620 (LG InTouch max). Interestingly, LG touts the personalisation options of the phone through Google Android Market: Personalise your phone with a series of apps to suit you, from news and weather apps, to games apps, and your favourite social networking apps including Facebook […]

OpnMarket: Appstore For Free Windows Mobile Apps

FreewarePocketPC is a web based storefront for free Windows Mobile applications that currently offers 6,700 titles. After a few months in beta, they now launched a new application store for free Windows Mobile Apps, called OpnMarket. OpnMarket is an on-device store that supports Windows Mobile touch screen phones. Currently, 500 free applications are available. Users […]