in app purchases

At the Google I/O developer conference today, the company introduced several changes designed to make it easier for Android app developers to generate revenue via subscriptions, particularly when trying to…

Google Play targets emerging markets with prepaid app subscriptions and more

Apple may be changing how iOS subscriptions operate when price increases are involved. Recently, some developers noticed that the streaming service Disney+ was seemingly only informing users of upcoming price…

Apple pilot tests feature that allows developers to automatically charge users for subscription price increases

Bumble just launched a new feature designed to let you tell a match you’re really into them. Available now, SuperSwipe is a button that signals to a potential match that you…

Bumble’s SuperSwipe lets you show interest before someone swipes left or right

Pokémon Go may be the most downloaded app in its first week post-launch ever, and is said to be raking in some $1.6 million daily on iOS alone, but a new…

Pokémon Go’s paying user base has reached a plateau

The upsell we all fall for at fast food joints and places like Costco doesn’t seem to work on purchasers of in-game currencies, according to a study conducted on millions…

Study of Candy Crush players finds virtual currency buyers don’t go for upsells

The dispute between Apple and Spotify over subscription revenues continues today with a letter from the former accusing the latter of using “rumors and half-truths” to advance “unfair and unreasonable”…

Apple returns fire on Spotify, calling out ‘rumors and half-truths’ over App Store rejection

Evernote is an indispensible tool for many, and the company is always working on making it more so — “but that requires a significant investment of energy, time, and money,”…

Evernote tweaks features in free plan and raises prices in paid ones

With mobile publishers moving away from paid apps and toward in-app purchases in order to monetize on mobile, there’s an increased need to generate more revenue out of existing install…

Mobile Engagement Platform Appoxee Grabs $1.8 Million As It Heads To The U.S.

The freemium debate continues to rage on. Some say it’s the future of how business will be run, while others say it’s synonymous with casual games (read: not for hardcore…

Freemium Is Irresistable, Even For Successful Game Companies

The Barnes & Noble Nook isn’t doing amazingly well by most accounts, including a recently introduced giveaway program from the company itself that isn’t quite (but sure resembles) a fire…

Nook To Offer In-App Purchases “By The First Half Of April” Through Fortumo Partnership

Amazon today announced that it would extend its in-app purchasing API to cover games for Mac, PC and Web platforms, letting players purchase virtual currency and goods in games using…

Amazon Extends Its In-App Purchasing Option to Mac, PC And Web-Based Games

The mobile app market, currently still led by app trailblazer Apple, is continuing to grow at a rapid pace: according to new research from Gartner there will be nearly 46…

Free Apps Account For 89% Of All Downloads; Most Of The Rest Under $3; iOS Store Biggest Of Them All