Analysis

Emerging markets driving Google Play download growth

Google Play downloads worldwide were about 60 per cent higher than iOS App Store downloads …

Google Play stretches download lead, narrows revenue gap to App Store in Q2 — App Annie

Download volume from Google Play was 60 per cent greater than Apple’s App Store during …

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Distimo warns devs to choose wisely on Google Play game genres

App analytics firm Distimo said the recent expansion of genres within Google Play’s games category …

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App Store feature categories give mixed fortunes — Distimo

Having apps ‘featured’ in the App Store could be hugely beneficial for downloads and revenue but …

App dominance increases as messaging, productivity titles make their mark — Flurry

Apps are accounting for an increasing proportion of time spent using internet-enabled services on mobile …

Sports and finance apps see February growth – Distimo

There were winners and losers among the different app categories available via Google Play and …

Genres key to Android game monetisation — Flurry

Android games with a large number of impressions — through high player retention and/or frequent …

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Japan the place to be for monetisation

Japan, Australia, South Korea, the UK and US are the markets with the most potential …

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Asia leading the way for apps

Asia is “the most lucrative app market in the world”, with 41 per cent of …

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Asia sees strong app store uptake in 2013

The three fastest-growing app markets in 2013 all came from Asia, although the US maintained …