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  • Report: Analysis Of The Great Mobile App Store Boom Of 2010

    Report: Analysis Of The Great Mobile App Store Boom Of 2010

    Last year, the world went app crazy. If anything, 2010 was the year of the mobile App Store—not only for Apple, but also for Android, Blackberry, and even Nokia. App store analytics firm Distimo has a new report looking at Great Mobile App Store Boom of 2010. While Apple ended the year with roughly 300,000 apps in iTunes, the Android Market grew to about 130,000, while Nokia’s… Read More

  • A Look At Windows Phone 7 Marketplace's Catalog, App Prices (Distimo Report)

    A Look At Windows Phone 7 Marketplace's Catalog, App Prices (Distimo Report)

    App store analytics provider Distimo took its monthly look at the world of mobile application stores, and this time zoomed in on the differences between Microsoft‘s Windows Phone 7 Marketplace and Windows Marketplace for Mobile (6.x). For you information, Distimo gathered data on all major app stores, but the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace data specifically was collected from 1 November… Read More

  • Distimo's Q3 App Store Breakdown: Games, Free Apps, And More

    Distimo's Q3 App Store Breakdown: Games, Free Apps, And More


    App store analytics provider Distimo has released a new report today, analyzing the top applications on Apple’s App Store for iPadand iPhone, BlackBerry App World, Google’s Android Market, Nokia’s Ovi Store, Palm’s App Catalog and Windows Marketplace for Mobile for Q3 2010 in the U.S. You can download the free report here. According to Distimo, the iPhone App Store has… Read More

  • Big News: Google Starts Rolling Out Paid Android Apps Support In More Countries

    Big News: Google Starts Rolling Out Paid Android Apps Support In More Countries

    Just before the weekend, Google dropped word to developers that paid Android apps support was on its way to more countries than the 14 currently supported. In the email, the company did not specify a timeframe other than “over the next few weeks” and stopped short of saying which markets would be gaining support for paid apps. Now app store analytics company Distimo tells us… Read More

  • 60% Of Apps In Android Market Are Free (Vs. 30% Or Less In Other App Stores)

    60% Of Apps In Android Market Are Free (Vs. 30% Or Less In Other App Stores)

    App store analytics provider Distimo yesterday published its latest report, once again zooming in on the pricing of mobile applications across a variety of platforms. Consistent with its previous findings, Google’s Android Market has by far the largest share of free applications available compared to other mobile app store, but the gap is also widening. In July 2010, 60% of all… Read More

  • 10% of applications in the App Store for iPad boast in-app purchases

    App store analytics provider Distimo in its latest report once again focuses on in-app purchases across a variety of mobile application stores, Apple’s App Store in particular. According to Distimo, the percentage of applications with in-app purchases is significantly higher in the App Store for iPad (10%) compared to that for the iPhone (2%). Read More

  • 10% Of Applications In The App Store For iPad Boast In-App Purchases

    10% Of Applications In The App Store For iPad Boast In-App Purchases

    App store analytics provider Distimo in its latest report once again focuses on in-app purchases across a variety of mobile application stores, Apple’s App Store in particular. According to Distimo, the percentage of applications with in-app purchases is significantly higher in the App Store for iPad (10%) compared to that for the iPhone (2%). Read More

  • Distimo: 57% of Android apps are free vs. 28% of iPhone apps

    App store analytics provider Distimo last week published its report for June 2010, and zoomed in on the pricing of mobile applications across a variety of platforms once more. The startup found that more than half of mobile apps are priced below or equal to $2 in Android Market, Apple’s App Store for iPhone and iPad, Nokia’s Ovi Store and Palm’s App Catalog. The exceptions to… Read More

  • Distimo: 57% Of Android Apps Are Free Vs. 28% Of iPhone Apps

    Distimo: 57% Of Android Apps Are Free Vs. 28% Of iPhone Apps

    App store analytics provider Distimo last week published its report for June 2010, and zoomed in on the pricing of mobile applications across a variety of platforms once more. The startup found that more than half of mobile apps are priced below or equal to $2 in Android Market, Apple’s App Store for iPhone and iPad, Nokia’s Ovi Store and Palm’s App Catalog. The exceptions to… Read More

  • Paid iPhone Applications Tend To Top Rankings Longer Than Free Apps

    Paid iPhone Applications Tend To Top Rankings Longer Than Free Apps

    App store analytics startup Distimo just released its May report, and zoomed in on the average number of days applications across various categories maintain their top rankings in Apple’s App Store. Analyzing data collected from November 2009 to April 2010, the company found that paid applications in the Top Overall, Games, Business and Entertainment categories stay in these categories… Read More

  • The App Store Now Counts 4,870 iPad Apps

    The App Store Now Counts 4,870 iPad Apps

    App store analytics startup Distimo has taken a deep look at Apple’s App Store today. The number of iPad apps are growing rapidly since the release of the device nearly a month ago, with the App Store now counting 4,870 iPad apps. That’s a 32.7% increase in apps over the past two weeks. To break down the stat further, there are now 3,437 iPad-specific apps, with 1,433 universal… Read More

  • Over One Third Of iPad-Only Apps Are Games (And More Stats)

    Over One Third Of iPad-Only Apps Are Games (And More Stats)

    It’s still early days, but app store analytics company Distimo is already diving into the App Store for iPad, gathering some data and analyzing the results. More specifically, the startup has compared some preliminary data for iPad-only applications across multiple categories in the App Store with its findings on iPhone apps. Distimo tracked 2,385 unique iPad applications in the… Read More

  • Distimo Monitor Lets Developers Track Mobile Apps Across Platforms

    Distimo Monitor Lets Developers Track Mobile Apps Across Platforms

    App store analytics startup Distimo is diversifying its business model and broadening its current offering of reports for operators and handset manufacturers with a new product dubbed Monitor. This solution enables mobile application developers to collect and analyze relevant statistics about their works across app stores. Bonus points for not charging and not requiring developers to insert… Read More

  • When It Comes To iPhone Games, What Sells Is Action, Adventure, and Arcade

    When It Comes To iPhone Games, What Sells Is Action, Adventure, and Arcade

    At recent the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona, mobile app analytics startup Distimo gave a presentation with some other interesting comparisons, such the relative size of the iPhone App Store (150,000 total apps at the time) compared to the Android Market (20,000) and Blackberry (5,000) others. It showed that in January alone, the Apple App store grew by 13,865 apps versus 3,005 new… Read More

  • App Store Now Has 150,000 Apps. Great News For The iPad: Paid Books Rule.

    App Store Now Has 150,000 Apps. Great News For The iPad: Paid Books Rule.

    During Apple’s iPad event in January, CEO Steve Jobs announced that Apple now had over 140,000 apps in the App Store (along with over 3 billion downloads). If the numbers by app analytics company Distimo are correct, that number is now past 150,000. But the App Store is growing so big, so quickly that these milestones alone are hardly noteworthy anymore. But Distimo also offers up some… Read More

  • Android Apps Are Priced Higher in Europe Than In The U.S. (Report)

    Android Apps Are Priced Higher in Europe Than In The U.S. (Report)

    App store analytics company Distimo has released its December report on mobile apps, this time zooming in on the physical location of publishers in Google Android Market, and how the prices of their apps compares to those of developers in other countries. Distimo found that publishers in the Euro zone (Austria, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands and Spain) tend to price their… Read More

  • When It Comes To iPhone In-App Purchases, Games, Social Networking, And Books Rule

    When It Comes To iPhone In-App Purchases, Games, Social Networking, And Books Rule

    Now that in-app purchasing for free apps has been live for a few weeks in the iTunes App Store, and Apple is now ranking the top-grossing apps, whether they start out as free or paid, we have some initial data on what kinds of apps are pulling in the most money from in-app purchases. (In-app purchases allow apps to offer a free version and then make money by requiring consumers to pay for… Read More

  • Blackberry App World More Expensive Than iPhone, Android App Stores (Report)

    Blackberry App World More Expensive Than iPhone, Android App Stores (Report)

    We’ve covered a couple of Distimo reports in the past because they provide us with some valuable insights on Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android Market based on the startup’s in-depth analysis of publicly available data. Now the company has added RIM’s Blackberry App World store to the fray, which gives us even more data points to compare the rivals’… Read More

  • Android and iPhone Apps Cost About The Same, Except For Games And Dictionaries

    Android and iPhone Apps Cost About The Same, Except For Games And Dictionaries

    Do the prices people are willing to pay for a phone app depend on the device or the type of app? A comparison of July prices in the iPhone App Store and the Android Market by app analytics firm Distimo found that across broad categories such as entertainment, navigation, and tools the average price for the Top 100 paid apps was very similar for both mobile computing platforms. There were a… Read More

  • iPhone App Prices Fluctuate As Developers Adjust To OS 3.0; Nav Apps Gain Pricing Power

    iPhone App Prices Fluctuate As Developers Adjust To OS 3.0; Nav Apps Gain Pricing Power

    Ever since OS. 3.0, the latest operating system for the iPhone, launched on June 17, prices among the top 100 apps in the iTunes App Store have been fluctuating wildly as developers push out apps taking advantage of all the new features in the OS. Some of the new features we are starting to see in apps include push notifications, turn-by-turn navigation, cut-and-paste, embeddable maps, access… Read More