Distimo Monitor Adds Support for Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and Apple Mac App Store

We just released a new version of Distimo Monitor, our free app store analytics tool for app developers. We would like to share the most important new features and updates with you! Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and Apple Mac App Store support At Distimo we simply decided that supporting 5 stores isn’t enough. We therefore want to […]

In-App Billing Launched On Android Market

Google just announced that in-app billing is now available in Google Android Market. Since a few weeks, developers had the possibility to start implementing and testing in-app billing in their applications with the Android SDK. As of March 29, it is possible for customers to buy additional content from applications with in-app billing. With the […]

Distimo and MEF Publish European App Store Market Report

Exclusive Report for Mobile Entertainment Forum Members Reveals Insights into App Store Market in France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain & United Kingdom Distimo and Mobile Entertainment Forum (MEF) are pleased to release an exclusive publication for MEF members on the European app store markets. MEF is the global trade association of the mobile media industry, […]

Developer Economics Survey

Last summer, we covered the Mobile Developer Economics 2010 report, which was the result of a survey executed by market strategy firm Vision Mobile. There were some interesting findings in the report, such as the conclusion that app stores have improved time to shelf and payment by 60% for mobile developers. Now Vision Mobile is doing […]

Amazon App Store For Android Live

Amazon officially launched its Android App Store, we reported on earlier. At this moment the store has 4,082  applications in the catalog and is only available in the United States, among the publishers are many of the big shots like Rovio and Halfbrick. The pricing structure of the Amazon App Store for Android is particularly […]

Insights into Apple’s app ecosystem: comparing Mac, iPad and iPhone

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This publication covers the Apple App Store for iPad, Apple App Store for iPhone, Mac App Store, BlackBerry App World, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog, and Windows Phone 7 Marketplace in the United States during February 2011. The major findings are: […]

Android 2.3 Now On 1.7% Of Android Devices

Google has recently updated their information about the proportion of devices running the different versions of their Android OS. The data covers the 14 day period preceding March 15 2011. Only the devices that have accessed Android Market in this period are counted in this analysis. Since January 4 2011, the share of Android devices […]

Opera Launches App Store

Opera, the company behind the well-known Opera Mini web browser, has just launch an App Store, called Opera Mobile Store. Opera will promote the store trough it’s Opera Mini and Opera Mobile browser installed base of 100 million consumers, according Opera. The store is developed and maintained by Appia (former PocketGear). Both free and paid applications are […]