Taking a Peek at the Amazon Appstore

The Kentucky Derby concluded last Saturday, but there’s another horse race that’s taking center stage. That race is among three mobile app stores — the Apple App Store, Google Play and the Amazon Appstore. Get your floppy hat ready because there’s currently no end in sight to this race among these three mobile app stores. Since the Apple App […]

Top Global Apps April 2014

April is the first month of Q2 2014 and we were excited to take a look at the app stores, curious to find out if there were any significant changes after the mostly stable global performance during Q1 2014. In this blog post we highlight the leading free, paid, and grossing apps for the Apple […]

The Data Behind Amazon’s Newly Acquired Platform – Comixology

The world’s largest bookseller Amazon expanded its digital media offering when it acquired digital comics platform Comixology on April 10 for an undisclosed sum of money. Comixology is an online comic book and graphic novel seller that offers over 50,000 digital versions of comics and graphic novels from Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Dark Horse Comics […]

Distimo Tracks Launch Amazon Fire TV Apps From the Amazon Appstore

Amazon entered the streaming media player thunderdome with the unveiling of Amazon Fire TV on April 2. Amazon is now in a battle royal versus existing streaming media device contenders, including Roku, Apple TV and Google Chromecast. Amazon’s Fire TV is a set-top box ($99) that features a wide-variety of streaming content, including movies, TV shows, […]

Top Global Apps March 2014

We are already more than one quarter of the way through 2014 and now in early April, it is time to look at March 2014 and the new globally top performing apps. In this blog post we highlight the leading free, paid, and grossing apps for the Apple App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon […]

Publication: Unveiling the Secrets behind App Store Category Dynamics

Which category is most popular with publishers? How many newcomer apps make it to the top in a month? Could the category dynamics over time have a say in your app achieving higher positions in the app store rankings? This month we investigate the evolution of app categories over time as it is a topic […]

Distimo App Trends – Search 4 Weeks of Download, Revenue and Ranking Data for Free

You wanted more free data, so we’re delivering. To kick off the Game Developers Conference this week, we are thrilled to announce an upgrade to our App Trends service; now anyone can search for a whole month’s worth of data trends for any app, for free! As a refresher, App Trends allows you to visually analyze […]

Top Global Apps February 2014

The shortest month of the year is over and we now present the globally top performing apps of February 2014. In this blog post we highlight the leading free, paid, and grossing apps for the Apple App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore. The charts in this blog post are based on Distimo AppIQ […]

Distimo Participates in AppLift’s Mobile Games Market 2014 Outlook Webinar

For those of you that missed it, Distimo joined forces with AppLift for their webinar series on February 19, to offer our expertise on: “The Mobile Games Market Outlook: What’s in Store for 2014?”. Our own Data Analyst Tiuri van Agten joined Newzoo CEO Peter Warman and Wooga COO Jan Miczaika on the webinar, which was moderated by […]

Top Global Apps – January 2014

We are one month into 2014, meaning it is time for the first month review on the global app markets. In this blog post we highlight the leading free, paid, and grossing apps for the Apple App Store, Google Play, and the Amazon Appstore. The charts in this blog post are based on Distimo AppIQ […]