The Battle For The Most Content And The Emerging Tablet Market

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, GetJar, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog, and Windows Phone 7 Marketplace in the United States. The major findings are: The Google Android [...]

Nokia & Microsoft Sign Agreement: Nokia Gets A Windows Marketplace Powered App Store, Symbian Apps Included

Today, Nokia and Microsoft have signed their definitive agreement to jointly build a “new global mobile ecosystem”. This deal has been discussed widely, but we’d like to highlight the most important aspects for mobile developers that distribute applications on one or both of the companies current platforms. Nokia will get a Windows Marketplace powered app store, with Symbian apps Nokia [...]

Distimo Monitor Adds Reviews for BlackBerry App World and Nokia Ovi Store

We already had customer review support for Apple App Store and Google Android Market. From now on we also import reviews from BlackBerry App World and Nokia Ovi Store! Review Features Browse reviews by appstore, app, rating and label. Label your reviews with custom labels like: ‘bug’ or ‘feature’. View rating distribution. Automated translation. Share [...]

Google Lets Manufacurers And Carriers Promote Own Content In Android Market

Since yesterday, Sony Ericsson is offering their own section of promoted applications within Android Market to their device users worldwide. The menu spot that normally is reserved for “My Apps” in the Android Market is replaced with a Sony Ericsson section. Currently the manufacturer is promoting applications developed by themselves. It is expected that Google [...]

Windows App Store On Its Way?

Microsoft is said to be working on an app store for the upcoming Windows 8. Now some early screenshots became available with early designs, though the sources indicated that they have not yet been able to confirm their authenticity. While not confirmed by Microsoft, it would be a very logical step to integrate an app [...]