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  • Apple revamps web design for App Store

    Apple revamps web design for App Store

    Apple has updated the look of its web-based App Store, 9to5Mac first reported. It definitely has the feel of the iOS 11 App Store, which Apple completely redesigned and launched last September. But, unlike iOS 11, there’s no focus on app discovery. The functionality is about the same as before, but what it comes down to is the clean design that feels simpler — perhaps due to… Read More

  • Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

    Sweatcoin lets you earn crypto for working out

    Want a way to workout and earn some coin? Sweatcoin has risen to the top of the App Store for helping folks get something more than just a glow for taking those daily steps. The startup says it has accumulated more than 5 million users in the past year and increased revenue by 266 percent in the last quarter. There are more than 2 million weekly active users on the app, and growing, making it… Read More

  • Netflix was 2017’s top non-game app by revenue

    Netflix was 2017’s top non-game app by revenue

    Netflix was the top earning app of 2017 that wasn’t a mobile game, according to Sensor Tower’s new year-end report on the most successful apps and publishers across Apple’s App Store and Google Play. In previous years, the top spot had gone to Spotify, and before that, LINE. But this was Netflix’s year to shine. The service saw gross subscriber revenue of approximately… Read More

  • App revenue climbed 35 percent to $60 billion in 2017

    App revenue climbed 35 percent to $60 billion in 2017

    Global app revenue climbed 35 percent in 2017 to reach nearly $60 billion, according to a new report today from app intelligence firm Sensor Tower, which measured paid apps, subscriptions, and in-app purchases across both Apple’s App Store and Google Play. However, Apple is the one pulling in the most revenue, the report found – at nearly double that of Google… Read More

  • Apple in good cheer over a billion-dollar Christmas and New Year on the App Store

    Apple in good cheer over a billion-dollar Christmas and New Year on the App Store

    The week after Christmas is a lazy one, but the App Store was working overtime. Apple triumphantly announced today that the late holiday season brought in more than a billion dollars in purchases on its mobile marketplace. Read More

  • Apple Developer Program fee waivers are now available for nonprofits, schools and government

    Apple Developer Program fee waivers are now available for nonprofits, schools and government

    Apple announced today it will begin allowing select publishers to waive the membership fees associated with its App Developer Program. Specifically, the new fee waivers will be offered to “nonprofit organizations, accredited educational institutions, and government entities,” says Apple. For starters, the waivers will be available in the U.S., but the company had said in December… Read More

  • Consumers dropped $200 million on apps on Christmas, up 12 percent from last year

    Consumers dropped $200 million on apps on Christmas, up 12 percent from last year

    Consumers spent $196 million on apps, in-app purchases and subscriptions on Christmas Day 2017 across the App Store and Google Play, according to new data from Sensor Tower. The report, while excluding Android revenue in China, represents a 12.3 percent increase over last year’s spending of approximately $174 million. That speaks to a still-growing market for apps and games as well as… Read More

  • Amazon’s Alexa app hits the top of the App Store for the first time

    Amazon’s Alexa app hits the top of the App Store for the first time

    Amazon’s claims that the Echo Dot was the retailer’s best-selling product all through this holiday season appear to be backed up by the rise of the Alexa app in the U.S. App Store. The companion app for Alexa-powered devices like the Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Show and Echo Spot, grabbed the number one spot for the first time ever on Apple’s App Store on Christmas, and remains… Read More

  • Pixel art coloring book apps are the newest App Store craze

    Pixel art coloring book apps are the newest App Store craze

    Has your kid bugged you to let them download Sandbox Coloring? You’re probably not alone. The latest trend blowing up on the App Store is a new twist on the coloring book apps that have been popular for a couple of years. Now, instead of having users pick and choose their colors as before, this new group of coloring book apps – four of which recently snagged spots in the App… Read More

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