GetJar Puts Heavy Focus On Virtual Currency

Today, GetJar announced its virtual currency program for Android apps. GetJar’s virtual currency is based on the existing GetJar Gold program, which enables users to download specific premium apps for free. This is how the GetJar virtual currency works: A user who downloads a non-sponsored Android app can earn perhaps 5 coins and for a sponsored […]

Global Differences In Content Distribution

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This month’s publication focuses on the global differences in mobile app stores including content localization (local apps that are only published in one country) and differentiated user preferences around the world. In this publication, the importance of localized content will be analyzed across the major mobile […]

Premium Applications for Free with Getjar Gold

Last week, free application store GetJar announced to introduce a “Gold” service for Google Android devices. This new service enables consumers to download premium applications such as Age of Zombies, Tuneln Radio Pro, Solo and Splashtop Remote Desktop for free. Consumers can choose from 50 free top applications at launch of GetJar’s Gold edition. Moreover, […]

Distimo Monitor Introduces New App Store Benchmarking Tools

Distimo Monitor, our free app store analytics tool for app developers, now has some very cool new features aimed at helping developers to monetize and broaden their geographic reach: Press Release This new Monitor release is featured in our official press release and press kit. The press kit also contains the infographic above. Supported Stores Currently, Distimo Monitor supports the […]

Mobile Gaming Trends: Popularity, Pricing and Monetization

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This publication covers the Apple App Store for iPad, Apple App Store for iPhone, Apple Mac App Store, BlackBerry App World, GetJar, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog, and Windows Phone 7 Marketplace in the United States in June 2011. The major findings […]

GetJar and Amazon Appstore Support Added To Distimo Monitor

Distimo Monitor, our free app store analytics tool for app developers, now has support for GetJar and Amazon Appstore! More Android Stores; GetJar and Amazon Appstore A year ago, Distimo Monitor started supporting Google Android Market. In October 2010, we added support for BlackBerry App World and Nokia Ovi Store. Earlier this year, Windows Phone 7 Marketplace […]

In-Depth View On Download Volumes In The Google Android Market

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This publication covers the Apple App Store for iPad, Apple App Store for iPhone, Mac App Store, BlackBerry App World, GetJar, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog, and Windows Phone 7 Marketplace. The major findings are: 96 applications have been downloaded more […]

The Battle For The Most Content And The Emerging Tablet Market

It is our pleasure to release our latest Distimo Publication. This publication covers the Apple App Store for iPad, Apple App Store for iPhone, Mac App Store, BlackBerry App World, GetJar, Google Android Market, Nokia Ovi Store, Palm App Catalog, and Windows Phone 7 Marketplace in the United States. The major findings are: The Google Android […]

Airtel’s App Central Reaches 13 Million Downloads In Four Months

Bharti Airtel just announced that their application store, which was launched four months ago, has had 13 million downloads to date. Currently, applications are downloaded at a pace of 1.2 / second. To put this into perspective; Apple announced a few weeks ago that the number of downloads from their Apple App Store crossed 5 billion. GetJar, […]

GetJar And Samsung Announce The Gettie Awards And Bada Developer Challenge

GetJar, one of the largest independent application stores, today announced “The Gettie Awards 2010“. As you would expect from an independent store, the Awards are open for app submissions across six platforms: Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Java, Symbian and Windows Mobile. The event will take place in conjunction with the first evening of VentureBeat’s annual MobileBeat […]