app discovery

Apple updates its analytics service with new metrics showing how apps get discovered

Apple yesterday updated its App Analytics service for mobile app developers on iTunes Connect, which will now offer more detail on how users found an app – whether through browsing or searching returns with a new site for sharing your favorite apps

One of the early startups in the app discovery space,, is relaunching its service that lets you browse which apps others have installed on their iPhone, and now, Apple Watch, too. Desp

Apple to introduce search ads on App Store along with changes to app review, discovery and splits

Just ahead of its annual WWDC conference, Apple has announced a series of changes to its App Store, aimed at improving the experience for both developers and consumers alike. According to Senior Vice

Xyo Debuts An Alternative To Google Play’s App Store, Focused On Discovery

A number of companies have tried their hand at introducing their own app-discovery services as alternatives to the default mobile app stores, like iTunes or Google Play. Some have been fortunate to fi

AppHero Acquired By Mobile App Publishing Firm Fuse Powered, Will Turn Its Attention To Ads

App discovery startup AppHero has been acquired by fellow Toronto-based company Fuse Powered, the company announced today, in a deal that will see the entire AppHero team including 19-year old founder

Quixey’s First Consumer-Facing App Offers A New Take On App Search & Discovery For Android Users

A couple of weeks ago, mobile app search engine <a target="_blank" href="">Quixey</a> <a href="">raised $50 million in

AppoLearning For iPad Helps Parents & Teachers Find The Educational Apps Worth Buying

With an ever-expanding selection of apps on the market making educational claims, parents today have a tough time deciding which apps are worth their investment. Earlier this year, app search and disc

Why Apple Killed Genius For Apps, And What’s Next For The App Store’s Long Tail

Apple is no longer offering the "Genius" feature as a way to surface and discover new mobile applications in the iOS App Store in the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system, iOS 7. Instea

Appreciate Is A New Way To Find Quality Apps On Android

The Android marketplace, Google Play, may now be catching up with the Apple App Store in terms of sheer number of applications available, but finding the better-quality apps outside of the big names i

Apple Kills AppGratis’ Push Notifications In Second Hammer Blow To Its iOS App Discovery/Promotion Business

After booting out app discovery and promotion platform, AppGratis, from the App Store <a href="">e

Mainline App Stores Still Dominate iOS/Android App Discovery, Finds Forrester, But Word Of Mouth & Social Recommendations Also Key

Research firm Forrester has put out a new report exploring best practices for developers trying to get their apps noticed. Its findings include that word of mouth and social discovery play a key role

App Discovery Service Appolicious Launches appoLearning – A New Way To Find The Best Educational Apps For Kids

<a target="_blank" href="">Appolicious</a>, the app search and discovery portal which helps users find new mobile applications for iPhone, iPad, and Android, is today launch

AppGratis Protests App Store Ban With User Petition As Paid Promotion Criticisms Mount

AppGratis, the French app promotion and discovery platform startup that was recently ejected from the App Store on the grounds that it violates Apple's developer T&Cs, is protesting the ban by pet

Ooomf Shutters Its App Discovery Platform, Relaunches As A Freelancer Marketplace For Web & Mobile App Projects

<a target="_blank" href="">Ooomf</a>, a startup which <a href="

TipSense’s Brilliant Algorithm Reveals Best Dishes At Restaurants, Worst Features In Apps

No one wants to read thousands of reviews. You just want answers. Luckily there's TipSense, a new startup whose algorithm sorts big messy data sets. TipSense's site DishTip tells you what to order at

App Discovery Service Hubbl Now Delivers Personalized Recommendations Directly To Apple’s Passbook

<a target="_blank" href="">Hubbl</a>, the app discovery service <a href="

Quixey Partners With Sprint To Power App Search On Sprint’s Android Smartphones & Online Portal

<a target="_blank" href="">Quixey</a>, the app search startup that signed <a href="

iOS App Discovery Tool AppGratis Raises $13.5M To Grow Its 7M-Strong User Base Even Faster

Paris-based AppGratis has been in operation for a few years now, but it has only recently started targeting the U.S. market in earnest. Now, the app discovery tool for Apple's iOS mobile ecosystem is

Ooomf Raises $500K From Real Ventures, BDC And Others For Its New App Discovery Platform

It looks like Apple is planning to make some improvements to app discovery in iOS 6, but for the time being, app discovery remains broken on virtually every mobile platform available today. <a target=

TechCrunch Disrupt Finalist Hmmm Switches Gears: Now Building Hubbl, A “Gamified” App Discovery Platform

The makers of <a target="_blank" href="">Hmmm</a>, <a href="">the TechCrunch Disrupt NYC 2012 finalist which had a different take
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