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Average app price is rising faster for iPad than iPhone; its higher too

The average price of apps for Apple’s iPad has risen by 14.5 percent to nearly $5 in the last six months

Keep an eye on the little guy

It’s not just the likes of Gameloft and Electronic Arts who are creating a stir in the apps world

Games top iPhone sales charts; lagging in BlackBerry App World

The Top 100 apps charts (free and paid) for Apple’s iPhone feature the highest proportion of games, according to Distimo’s analysis of the US market in the third quarter of 2010, with 55 percent of the most popular titles in both categories from this genre.

Android Market displays localised pricing on handsets

Google continues to work on improving monetisation support for Android Market by enabling the display of application prices in the home currency of the consumer.

Mopapp heats up competition in apps analytics sector

The mobile apps analytics sector just became more cutthroat with the arrival of Italian startup Mopapp, which touts itself as offering services that are “cross-store and cross-platform.”

Distimo names new countries supporting Android Market paid apps

Mobile app analytic company Distimo has shed some possible light on which new countries are supporting paid apps in Android Market, following Google’s recent vague announcement that it is set to roll-out paid apps support for the store in “additional countries over the next few weeks.”

Palm App Catalog offers cheapest apps

The Palm App Catalog offers consumers the lowest priced apps of all the major app stores whilst BlackBerry App World is at the opposite end of the spectrum

Android Market dominates free apps model

Google’s Android Market is far and away the app store with the largest share of free applications according to the latest report from app store analytic company Distimo.