Chomp ends support for Android app search - Mobile World Live

Chomp ends support for Android app search

02 MAY 2012

App discovery service Chomp, which was acquired by Apple earlier this year, has now discontinued its support for Android, GigaOM noted.

Prior to the acquisitions, visitors to the Chomp service were given the option of selecting iPhone, iPad or Android apps to search. Now customers are only presented with the Apple options.

Last year, Chomp announced a cross-store search deal with Verizon Wireless, intended to enable app users to search for products across the operator’s V CAST Apps store and Android Market/Google Play. It is not clear how this is affected by the current deal.

The acquisition of Chomp by Apple was reported by TechCrunch earlier this year, although neither company published an official statement.


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