AppsLib To Launch Paid App Support For Android Tablets

AppsLib is Archos’ app store that targets high-end Android devices with large screen resolutions. At the moment, AppsLib is pre-installed on the Archos Tablet PC’s that are currently available, the Archos 5 and Archos 7. AppsLib currently offers free applications only. Starting August 2nd, AppsLib will start offering paid applications to its users. Developers will [...]

FarmVille By Zynga After One Day Apple App Store

Yesterday, social game developer Zynga published its game FarmVille in the Apple App Store. FarmVille is a highly popular game on Facebook, with over 75 million users worldwide across social networks, according the company. The game is free to download and Zynga offers a selection of in-app purchases within the application, enabling users to purchase [...]

Airtel’s App Central Reaches 13 Million Downloads In Four Months

Bharti Airtel just announced that their application store, which was launched four months ago, has had 13 million downloads to date. Currently, applications are downloaded at a pace of 1.2 / second. To put this into perspective; Apple announced a few weeks ago that the number of downloads from their Apple App Store crossed 5 billion. GetJar, [...]

Three Million iPads Sold In 80 Days And iBooks Released For iPhone

Apple just announced that they sold their three millionth iPad yesterday, 80 days after the introduction of the device in the United States. This comes just 20 days after they announced they sold two million iPads in the first 60 days. The iPad is currently available in 10 countries, with nine countries to follow in [...]

Vodafone 360 App Store Starts Accepting Android Apps

Today at Mobile2.0 in Barcelona, Vodafone spoke about the Vodafone 360 App Store. Only two days ago, Vodafone announced that the Vodafone 360 services would be extended to Android devices. According to Vodafone, the launch of the Vodafone 360 shop for Android highlights Vodafone’s commitment to bringing the 360 Shop to popular, market-leading handsets. By [...]

RIM’s BlackBerry App World Launches in Japan

RIM has launched BlackBerry App World in Japan. BlackBerry App World, the official on-device app store for BlackBerry smartphones, allows BlackBerry users to easily discover and download applications that are purposely built for their BlackBerry smartphones. “We are very pleased to offer the App World experience to our customers in Japan,” said Ueno Kimiaki, Managing Director [...]

iBooks And Farmville Coming To The iPhone

Yesterday at the WWDC, Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs announced the new iPhone, along with its new platform iOS4 (formerly known as iPhone OS 4). While talking about the ‘i’ platform, Jobs mentioned that the Apple App Store now has over 225,000 apps available for download while 15,000 new apps are received every week. One of [...]

Distimo Publishes Latest Report: May 2010

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Report. This report covers the Apple App Store, BlackBerry App World, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog and Windows Marketplace for Mobile for April 2010, with additional focus on iPhone applications in the Apple App Store during the period November 2009 – April [...]