RIM Launches In-App Ad Platform And In-App ‘Microtransactions’

At its Developer Conference, RIM launched its In-App Advertising Service and Payment Service. Its Advertising Service enables developers to easily integrate ads into their applications, with advertisements being sourced from a variety of ad networks (Millennial Media, Jumptap, Amobee, lat49 and Mojiva). According to RIM, it has the following advantages: One SDK A few lines […]

Android Market Paid Apps Now Available In New Countries

Until recently, paid applications were supported in only 14 of the 48 available Google Android Market countries. It seems that Google just started to expand the set of countries where paid applications are available. Over the last weekend, we have seen 13 new countries where paid content has been added to the Android Market: Argentina […]

Orange Offers Ovi Store Carrier Billing

Yesterday at Nokia World 2010, Orange and Nokia announced a new integrated Ovi service. The new service extends the developer ecosystem and gives Orange customers using Nokia handsets in the United Kingdom dan France easier access to more content. As a result of this announcement, Orange will integrate Ovi content with the best apps from […]

Distimo Presenting At APPNATION Conference

Today and tomorrow APPNATION conference takes place in San Francisco. APPNATION debuts this year and will target social and mobile apps across all devices and platforms including PCs, smartphones, tablets, Internet-enabled televisions, portable gamers, peripherals and a range of other current and emerging connected devices. Today, Distimo’s VP of Communications Mindy Hull will give a […]

Apple: We Are Relaxing All Restrictions On The Development Tools Used To Create iOS Apps

Apple just released a press release stating: We are continually trying to make the App Store even better. We have listened to our developers and taken much of their feedback to heart. Based on their input, today we are making some important changes to our iOS Developer Program license in sections 3.3.1, 3.3.2 and 3.3.9 […]

Distimo Partners With GSMA In Launch Of New Mobile Apps Briefing

We are happy to announce that Distimo is partnering with the GSMA to deliver Mobile Apps Briefing, the new online publication and portal from the GSMA focused on the booming worldwide apps market and economy. Mobile Apps Briefing builds upon the activities that the GSMA is already undertaking with its award-winning App Planet programmes at […]

BlackBerry App World Reaches 10,000 Applications

RIM just announced that BlackBerry App World now contains 10,000 applications. Although significantly less than many other application stores such as Apple’s App Store and Google Android Market, it is still a large milestone to reach. In the chart below, we have plotted the number of applications available since February this year. In the past […]