The Impact Of App Discounts And The Impact Of Being A Featured App

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This report gives an overview of the effects when an application is featured in the Apple App Store for iPhone, Apple App Store for iPad and Google Android Market. Moreover, this report shows the effects that occur when applications are put on sale.  We conclude with [...]

Same Apps Have Different Age Rating in Apple App Store and Google Android Market

The age rating systems are a major issue in some countries for applications stores. No global or united age rating system is established yet among the major application stores, despite attempts by the CTIA Wireless. Therefore, we wondered whether similar apps have different age ratings across the two largest application stores: Apple App Store for [...]

Changing App Search On The Desktop

Yesterday I noticed something strange in my own behavior to get an app on the desktop. I wanted to download a video app for the Mac, went into Google, searched, and downloaded one. After firing up the app, I started to wonder what comparable stuff would be in the Mac App Store. Then it occurred to me that I [...]

BlackBerry DevCon Tickets Available to Distimo Monitor Users At 50% Discount

BlackBerry DevCon is coming to Europe on February 7-8 2012. Distimo has 50% discount tickets available for Monitor users, which will give you access to the conference, and moreover, Research In Motion will be providing a FREE BlackBerry PlayBook tablet to attendees. Message from Research In Motion below: Great, limited time offer for Distimo Monitor [...]

Distimo Featured Annual Report At Only €699

Together with our full year 2011 publication, Distimo proudly presents a more in-depth study of the past year in 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 €699,-, with combinations of reports being discounted [...]

Google Android Market Tops 400,000 Applications

Google Android Market gave itself a nice new year’s present last weekend. The total number of active applications worldwide in the Android Market reached the 400,000 milestone. Android Market has topped the 200K and 300K available apps milestones in April and August 2011 respectively. The main contributors to reach this milestone are free applications. Roughly, [...]