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Gamescom Special Report: The Mobile Gaming Landscape in Germany

Gamescom Special Report: The Mobile Gaming Landscape in Germany

Google Play accounted for around 60% of game revenue between iOS and Google Play in Q2 2015. Mobile games dominate the scene in Germany’s app economy. In fact, they account for 75% of all app store revenue in the country. It’s no secret: Germany loves mobile games. But what’s the best way to tap into […] Read more

Why You Should Care About Agar.io

Why You Should Care About Agar.io

It can be surprising which apps rise to the top, there is not one formula or set of rules that apply. We are constantly looking at our data, keeping an eye out for the latest trends taking over the charts. Today we want to touch on the newest mobile gaming app phenomenon, Agar.io. On Monday, […] Read more

Russia’s Mobile App Economy: A New App Superpower in the Making?

Russia’s Mobile App Economy: A New App Superpower in the Making?

Google Play has 3.8x as many downloads as the iOS App Store in Russia yet iOS generated around 60% of the revenue. As the 5th largest market in the world by combined iOS and Google Play downloads, Russia offers a lot of opportunity for publishers targeting international expansion. The app publishing market in Russia is […] Read more

Mobile Banking Apps in Europe: What Consumers Want

Mobile Banking Apps in Europe: What Consumers Want

Our latest report shows the top retail banking apps in key European markets, including which features and strategies helped them reach the top. Mobile banking and payment apps are experiencing massive global growth. In this report, we turn our attention to Europe where users aren’t just checking their bank balances — they’re making membership decisions […] Read more

The App Annie DNA Report: Rise of the Indies

The App Annie DNA Report: Rise of the Indies

“Should I make a Travel app?” “If I launch my game in Brazil, does it stand a chance?” These are critical questions, especially if you’re short on time, budget and dev resources. You need to make the right choices before embarking on your new app. So, how do you make those decisions? You look at […] Read more

Infographic: Why Going Global Can Do Wonders To Grow Your App

Infographic: Why Going Global Can Do Wonders To Grow Your App

Launching an app in your home country is usually a good first step — you know the market and you have the local resources to make it work. But how do you make sure you aren’t losing out on a massive opportunity to extend your app’s reach? Billions of people from over 190 countries are […] Read more

Special E3 Gaming Report: The Growth of Mobile & Online Multiplayer

Special E3 Gaming Report: The Growth of Mobile & Online Multiplayer

There’s a lot to be excited about in mobile for this year’s E3, where gaming’s next big titles and hardware will be revealed to millions of avid fans. Hope you set aside some time to watch the big keynotes. More and more traditional gaming companies are moving their budgets and focus from handhelds to mobile. […] Read more

WWDC15 Recap: The State (And Stats) of Apple Watch Apps

WWDC15 Recap: The State (And Stats) of Apple Watch Apps

Last month, we followed closely as the coveted Apple Watch was released into the wild. Now that we are fresh off of the WWDC15 keynote and had just over a month to dig into Apple’s data, we’re ready to share our latest stats and thoughts on the future of the Apple Watch. Native Matters Before […] Read more

Introducing the App Annie Matrix: A Framework for Finding Tomorrow’s App Superstars

Introducing the App Annie Matrix: A Framework for Finding Tomorrow’s App Superstars

Have you ever been tasked with finding fast-growing app publishers before they became huge? Anyone who’s tried will tell you — it’s no easy task given the sheer number of companies releasing apps. Recognizing this, our analysts created a framework that makes identifying and tracking top-growing companies much easier. Whether you’re putting together an app […] Read more

Google I/O 2015 Special Report: Google Play’s Unstoppable Growth

Google I/O 2015 Special Report: Google Play’s Unstoppable Growth

Android M. Android Wear. Android Pay. Android Auto. The world is hungry for more Android, and Google’s more than happy to provide it. While the world gets filled in on what’s next for Google’s wildly popular platform (and a host of other topics that should excite any tech geek), we’re turning our attention to mobile. […] Read more

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