Appsfire

  • WTF
    Appsfire To Amazon: Your Kindle Fire Logo Looks Mighty Familiar

    Appsfire To Amazon: Your Kindle Fire Logo Looks Mighty Familiar

    Hey Amazon, Appsfire wants to have a chat about your logo for the Kindle Fire, that interesting, affordable tablet you announced a few days ago. They’re upset because it looks a lot like theirs. Writes Appsfire co-founder Ouriel Ohayon: (after the jump) Read More

  • Yahoo Tries Its Hand At Mobile App Search

    If apps replace the mobile web, and along with it, traditional search, then the search engines need to figure out how to adapt. Yahoo is taking a tiny step towards embracing mobile apps with a few new products for searching apps. It is launching both iPhone and Android apps for app discovery, as well as desktop app search experience. The iPhone app is called Yahoo! AppSpot, and I’ve… Read More

  • With 2 Million Downloads Under Its Belt, Appsfire Raises $3.6 Million Series A

    There are literally hundreds of thousands of iPhone, iPad and Android apps to choose from, and yet finding good apps is far from easy. App discovery and recommendations is a fertile niche where a few startups are fighting for mindshare. After being downloaded more than 2 million times, app discovery startup Appsfire closed a $3.6 million series A, led by French VC firm IDinvest. (Appsfire… Read More

  • On iOS Devices, Native Apps Trump Web Apps (Infographic)

    Appsfire, one of the leading mobile app discovery platforms, has analyzed 1,000 devices from its users to gain some insight with regards to the native app vs. Web app debate. It’s 2011, so the research was of course comes accompanied by an infographic. The infographic, which you can find below, is pretty self-explanatory. While Web apps accessed through mobile phones become more… Read More

  • Appsfire Friends Facebook, Generates 1.5 Million Clicks To The App Store Per Month

    Mobile applications discovery and sharing service provider Appsfire is going social, henceforth enabling users to connect to Facebook in order to bring their Facebook friends in on the fun. Basically, this allows Appsfire users to easily add their iPhone app collections and share them with their existing social graph, rather than forcing users to build a new one from scratch. The… Read More

  • Appstream released "just to get a reaction from Apple", proves a surprise hit

    Appstream, a simple visualisation tool to help iPad owners discover new apps via a matrix-style wall (perhaps inspired by Apple’s own efforts at its World Wide Developer Conference), appears to be resonating with users. It’s currently hovering in the top 50 of free iPad apps in the U.S. App Store, while in France (the iPad’s second biggest market), it’s doing even… Read More

  • Appstream Released "Just To Get A Reaction From Apple", Proves A Surprise Hit

    Appstream, a simple visualisation tool to help iPad owners discover new apps via a matrix-style wall (perhaps inspired by Apple’s own efforts at its World Wide Developer Conference), appears to be resonating with users. It’s currently hovering in the top 50 of free iPad apps in the U.S. App Store, while in France (the iPad’s second biggest market), it’s doing even… Read More

  • Appsfire Introduces Live Rankings For iPhone Apps, Scores More Cash

    Appsfire Introduces Live Rankings For iPhone Apps, Scores More Cash

    Mobile applications discovery and sharing service provider Appsfire has just launched a new product called AppTrends, which essentially delivers near real-time rankings of iPhone apps based on the chatter on Twitter. Rankings – currently limited to the top 20 apps on the website – are based on what Appsfire determines are noteworthy items in the App Store virtually in real-time. Read More

  • Appsfire Pulls Out Of iPhone App Store After 2 Month Wait

    Apple’s iPhone app store approval process is famed for its inconsistencies, but today the developer of a popular iPhone app has had enough. Appsfire, an app for discovering popular iPhone apps, was approved in its version 1.0 form last August, but after two months its version 2.0 has not been approved, despite repeated calls by the startup to Apple, they claim. In an excoriating blog… Read More

  • Appsfire Launches New Website, iPhone App For Much Improved App Discovery

    Appsfire, the startup behind the eponymous mobile app discovery and sharing platform, is today launching a totally new website and iPhone app, vastly improving its usefulness. Because Apple’s iTunes ratings and Genius recommendations only travel so far, really. The company, which has recently raised a seed round from a number of French angel investors, makes it a lot easier for iPhone… Read More

  • AppsFire Hands Out iPhone / iPad App Star Awards (Videos of the Winners)

    Freshly funded mobile app discovery startup AppsFire has handed out some App Star Awards to a number of developers of unlaunched iPhone / iPad applications this morning at the 360iDev conference in San Jose, California. This was the second edition of the App Star Awards – the first one was held at the Le Web conference in Paris last year (check out the winners of the first edition). Read More