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Fitness Trackers Dominate Wearables… For Now

Fitness Trackers Dominate Wearables… For Now

Fitness trackers currently dominate the list of top wearable apps. With the Apple Watch hitting the market in April and Android Wear OEMs improving their designs, 2015 could paint a very different landscape. You might also be interested in: App Annie Index: 2014 Retrospective Monetizing the Next 2 Billion Mobile Apps: Blurring Lines Between Virtual […] Read more

App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Report 2014 Review

App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Report 2014 Review

App Annie — in partnership with International Data Corporation (IDC) — is pleased to announce the release of its latest App Annie & IDC Portable Gaming Report, focusing on game consumption trends for mobile devices and handheld game consoles. Included in this free review of 2014 are a variety of charts and insights comparing app […] Read more

Google Play Revenue Surpasses iOS in Germany

Google Play Revenue Surpasses iOS in Germany

Over the last two years, Google Play has seen phenomenal growth in Germany. In 2014, its annual app revenue was more than twice what it was in 2013. This growth helped Google Play recently surpass iOS in monthly revenue. However, iOS revenue also continues to grow in Germany as the whole app economy expands. Spend […] Read more

Learn How Apps Are Blurring Lines Between Digital and Physical Worlds

Learn How Apps Are Blurring Lines Between Digital and Physical Worlds

Mobile apps impact our lives well after we turn off our phone screens. Whether we’re requesting a ride, booking a place to stay, or trying to get in shape, it’s undeniable that apps have an immense effect on our physical worlds. Where your average mobile user once pulled out their device to play games or […] Read more

Mobile Game Portfolio Strategies You Need to Know in 2015

Mobile Game Portfolio Strategies You Need to Know in 2015

If you deal with mobile games, finding the next Clash of Clans (ideally before it becomes Clash of Clans) is a top priority. But without knowing how each mobile gaming company’s app lineup impacts their bottom lines, it can be a big challenge finding that next massive hit. App Annie is excited to announce its […] Read more

App Annie & Kantar Retail Explore the UK’s Retail App Economy

App Annie & Kantar Retail Explore the UK’s Retail App Economy

App Annie, in partnership with Kantar Retail, is excited to announce the release of its newest report exploring the state of retail mobile apps in the United Kingdom. This free report looks at how retail mobile apps and technology are reshaping the UK’s retail industry, along with emerging trends and opportunities. For insights into France […] Read more

Monetizing the Next 2 Billion: Business Models for Emerging Markets

Monetizing the Next 2 Billion: Business Models for Emerging Markets

The scale of mobile has become a hot topic among technology investors, and rightfully so, with the mobile industry dwarfing the size of other technology sub-verticals. The smartphone installed base is quickly approaching 2 billion and may have already overtaken PCs. This is incredibly impressive given that the smartphone revolution only began in 2007, whereas […] Read more

All Bets Are Off as App Annie Explores Casino Gaming in the UK

All Bets Are Off as App Annie Explores Casino Gaming in the UK

App Annie looks into the UK’s casino gaming app sector, outlining its present condition and upcoming opportunities. App Annie announces the release of its newest report highlighting casino gaming apps in the United Kingdom. Previously in Europe we explored the retail app economy in Germany and France, as well as apps leading video content distribution. […] Read more

How China’s 1Yuan Promo Skyrocketed iOS Paid Downloads

How China’s 1Yuan Promo Skyrocketed iOS Paid Downloads

The 1Yuan promotion following UnionPay’s addition to the China iOS App Store’s payment options significantly boosted the country’s paid downloads. On November 17, Apple announced that UnionPay, China’s largest bank card network, was added as a payment option for iOS App Store in China, joining VISA, MasterCard and American Express. While these credit cards are […] Read more

App Annie Explores Apps and the Evolution of Video Content Distribution in Europe

App Annie Explores Apps and the Evolution of Video Content Distribution in Europe

App Annie discusses the most popular video content distribution service apps in Europe, and how traditional providers find these apps central to their viewer retention strategy. App Annie is excited to announce the release of its newest report outlining the state of mobile video content distribution in Europe. This summer, we explored the top apps […] Read more

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