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Freemium Apps Continue To Dominate – Rakes Up 98% of Google Play Revenue in May

Google Play Revenue

In many of our previous articles, you would have seen us telling you about how great the freemium model is for the Android audience. Now, we have a great statistic to back up our claims. Back in May, more than 98% of Google Play’s revenue came in from freemium apps. One should remember that there are more than 1.5 million ... Read More »

Google Locks Down the UI on Android Wear and Android TV

Android Wear and Android TV

In this year’s Google’s I/O note, it announced how it was coming with its own Android OS for the Android Wear and the Android TV. However, there is a difference between the Android OS for your smart phones and the Android OS for everything else. Google has stated that OEMs cannot excessively modify or change the user interfaces. In the ... Read More »

iPad in Classrooms? Seems a Reality with the iTunes U Update

iPad in Classrooms

iPad in the classroom will soon be a reality. In a bid to ensure its dominance in the educational world and make more productive use of the iPad, Apple has announced updates to its iTunes U educational app. The update will help educators to create and manage course content directly on the iPad. What This Means for Apple? Apple can ... Read More »

Android L: Features and Review

Android L

It isn’t a name like Google’s Android devices had before. But then, while we had quirky and fun names, something big and exciting deserves an amazing name. Google has named its upcoming mobile Android OS as the Android L.  The update will change how your Android OS looks in your phone. The Android L is already available for developers and ... Read More »

Things to Know Before Building Your App Business

App Business

We all know that it isn’t easy to make profits on app these days. There are thousands of apps launched each month, and not even half of them cover their making costs. So, how can you develop and build a successful app business? Here is a look at few of the strategies that you should always keep in mind being ... Read More »

Wearable Device Applications – Wearable Technology is Coming of Age

Wearable Device Applications

The next big thing in computing and IT hardware is wearable technology and wearable devices. Last year, we saw introduction of Google Glass and Google stressing on the potential it has to take computing and our everyday lives to a whole new level. Samsung released its own smart watch some time back and Google came out with its own Android ... Read More »

Microsoft Windows – Same App for Different OS

Microsoft Windows App

Microsoft seems to be seeking to be more developer friendly. A month after introducing ‘universal’ app “Halo: Spartan Assault” that made the app launch both on Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 simultaneously. Now, Microsoft has stated that it will allow developers to launch two OS specific versions of the same app. So, if a user buys access to one ... Read More »

iOS 8 and Enterprises – The Perfect Mix?

iOS 8 and Enterprises

The iPhone wasn’t originally meant for enterprises. The cool looking phone that made its debut in 2007 had another audience in mind. Blackberry was the one serving enterprises needs back then – the king of the enterprise world. The iPhone became a great enterprise phone pretty much by accident. The phone was sturdy and useful and so employees soon BYOD’ed ... Read More »

Android Scores on App Engagement, iOS on Ecommerce Sales

App Engagement

The battle of the two major mobile operating systems in the world portrays some interesting statistics. Developers want to build apps that have good user engagement. A report by Localytics can help in this regard. What Does Localytics Say? According to Localytics, Android scores over iOS when it comes to app retention. Localytics tracks the app popularity and usage in ... Read More »

Google Purchases Skybox Imaging: Looks Ahead

Skybox Imaging

Google last week confirmed that it had bought Skybox Imaging. While the price has been pegged at around $500 million instead of the $1 billion widely anticipated, Google’s acquisition of the satellite group would surely help propel Google’s ambition to improve imagery in Google products. Skybox employees will be a part of the Access and Energy team. Among the various ... Read More »

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