Android Market Launches On Google TV

Last Friday an update has been announced for Google TV, which includes the Android Market. The new software is due beginning of this week. The update promises UI experience enhancements and new features as well. The interface is said to be simpler, and an improved search should make browsing content even easier. A new YouTube [...]

The 2011 Top 100 Global Brands And Their App Store Status

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This report focuses on brands (as defined by the Interbrand 2011 Best Global Brands report) and how they perceive the fragmented app store space. The major findings from this report are: Brands have realized that publishing applications in the various app stores offers a viable channel to [...]

Distimo Launches Three New Paid Featured Reports At Only €399

Together with the approaching release of our monthly publication, Distimo proudly presents three Paid Featured Reports. These reports offer deep insights into all major applications stores in North America, Europe and Asia. A single report can be purchased for the entry-level price of €399,-, with combinations of reports being discounted up to 20%. The three [...]

Distimo Monitor Now Lets Developers Track Ad Revenue

Next to one-off sales and in-app purchases, ads are an important source of income for app developers. To help developers analyze their revenue, we are happy to announce ad support in Distimo Monitor! At this moment there is support for three ad networks: iAds, AdMob and InMobi. iAds is automatically imported via your existing iTunes [...]

Google Android Market Blocked in China (Update)

According to several sources, Google Android Market is unavailable for Chinese users.  Over the last 48 hours Android’s applications market cannot be reached from China. The same is the case with Gmail applications on smartphones. Gmail still works on the computer. It is likely that the Chinese government imposed this blockage on Google services. In the [...]

Distimo Presentation From Mobile Monday Athens: Analyzing The Application Stores

Last Monday, Distimo was pleased to be speaking at the first Mobile Monday Athens. At this event, we gave a presentation titled: “Analyzing the application stores – Users, apps, growth, and more.” The presentation covered four major trends in the app store eco system. Among others, a change in content leadership and the changing impact [...]