iOS 6 Shakes Up The Ranks But No Significant Changes In The Ranking Algorithm

There has been a lot of buzz lately about a new algorithm to determine the rankings in the iOS 6 Appstore. Many developers noticed a substantial decrease in ranking popularity without large changes in the daily download volume. As the rankings is an important means of discovery its important to understand if Apple indeed changed the [...]

Do Free Apps Really Account For 89% Of All Downloads?

A few days ago a report was released noting that free applications account for over 89% of all downloads in the various app stores. At Distimo we frequently give our take on similar numbers and although 89% seems a very high figure we are having doubts that it might be even higher. So let’s have [...]