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 [...]

Top Global Apps – December 2013

Following up on the 2013 Year in Review publication and the recent blog post on the Christmas spike we have been excited for the analysis for the complete month of December. In the beginning of the New Year 2014, Distimo proudly presents the top performing applications for December 2013 in this blog post. We highlight [...]

Publication: 2013 Year in Review

2013 was a big year for mobile. At the end of the year, Distimo takes a look back at the developments that mattered most in the mobile app stores during 2013. How did the app stores develop over the last year? Which markets generated the most revenue and how much are these markets growing? Which [...]