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Disney+ Arrives in Europe, Gains More than a Million new Downloads

The numbers behind the rollout of Disney+ in Europe.


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This Week in Apps - Things are slowing down, a Zoom alternative, and more.

Exaggerated trends are continuing to be the norm on the App Store and Google Play


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The Open Source Zoom Alternative with More than 1.4M Downloads

A free alternative to Zoom is taking off all around the world


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Burger King Steps Up and the Downloads Follow

Burger King is getting more downloads than McDonald's


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Instacart Sees Amazon-Like Download Surge

As restaurants close for safety many are relying on the gig-economy for grocery shopping


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Move Over CNN, Fox, People Want Their News Aggregated!

New aggregation services are growing at a faster pace than traditional media


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Airbnb, Uber, and Lyft Downloads Hit All-Time Lows

The impact of COVID-19 on sharing-economy apps is mind-blowing.


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This Week in Apps - Zoom Hits a Million Downloads in One Day, Peloton, Disney+, and More.

Zoom hits new all-time highs, Peloton tops fitness apps, and an ASO hack.


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The Impact of a Nationwide Quarantine on App Store Downloads

The biggest trends in App Store downloads we're seeing in Italy right now


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How the Coronavirus is Impacting Downloads of Business Apps

Working from home is resulting in millions of downloads for business apps.


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5 App Store Optimization Trends In 2020 You Shouldn't Ignore

Continue to improve your app store optimization by keeping up with the latest trends.


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App Store Downloads Show China’s Workforce is Working From Home

Much of China’s massive workforce has been grounded since the novel coronavirus hit the country, forcing companies across the country to shut down temporarily.


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TikTok is Proving that All Publicity is Good Publicity

TikTok, the mobile video sharing app that’s been taking over social media, has been in the news a lot lately.


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Microsoft Teams Dethrones Slack, Becomes Most Downloaded Business Chat App in 2019

Microsoft has been on a mission to own business chat, but Skype for Business was a flop. Meanwhile Slack managed to take over offices and teams all over the world.


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Apple Erases More than 20 Million Ratings in Two Days

Many developers, large and small, woke up last week to a very sad reality, where their apps were stripped of thousands of app ratings.


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📺 Everything Interesting from Apple's WWDC 2018

Ariel and special guest Joe Cieplinski discuss the highlights from WWDC and what the future holds for app development.


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What Kind of Apps and Games Get Featured on Google Play?

Getting featured on Google Play is something every Android developer would like to experience, but it isn’t something you can just ask for or pay for.


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This is What Going Viral Looks Like – The Numbers Behind FaceApp

FaceApp has been in the news a lot this week. The seemingly magical AI face morphing app went viral earlier this week, resulting in a meteoric rise in Top App charts.


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Snapchat’s Gender Swap Filters = 41% More Downloads

SnapChat's new investment in filters seems to be paying off big time.


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Who’s Using Apple’s ARKit (2019)?

Apple has been pushing ARKit as the future. Here's a lok at who's using it so far in 2019.


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The Time The U.S. Government Took Over The App Store & Google Play

Did you know the IRS has a mobile app? Here's a look at it's performence this tax season.


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Microsoft Goes All-In On React Native For Their Mobile Apps

A look under the hood of many Microsoft apps shows they're moving to React Native


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Honey Comes and Goes – A Lesson In App Marketing

This app went viral overnight. Here's how they did it.


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Shazam for iOS Sheds 3rd Party SDKs

A look under the hood of Apple-owned Shazam shows it's getting rid of 3rd party SDKs. Here are all the SDKs that got the axe.


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Square Takes On PayPal With Its New In-App Payments SDK

Payment processors are squaring off on mobile. Here are the winners (and losers).


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Thousands of iOS Apps Lost Half of Their Ratings This Weekend

App Store bug strips popular apps of their hard-earned ratings. Here's everyone that was affected.


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The Numbers Behind Apple’s Best Apps & Games of 2018

Apple just revealed the top apps of the year. Here's why these were chosen.


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Apple Leaves More Than 6,200 Mac Apps Homeless

Mac App Store bug kicks 20%+ of apps out of the store. Here's how big this issue is.


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Who’s Downloading Mobile Banking Apps?

Banks are competing over your attention, now through your pocket. Here are the winners and losers.


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Spotify was downloaded on 25 million iPhones in the U.S. in 2018

Music streaming apps are growing. Here's what the landscape looks like.


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Walmart Struggles to Compete With Amazon on The App Store

We all know Amazon is a power-house. But just how hard is it to compete with Amazon? Find out in this report.


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Microsoft Challenges Firefox For 2nd Most Downloaded Mobile Web browser In The U.S.

Microsoft is actually kicking ass with their mobile browser. Here are the numbers to prove it.


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Amazon’s App Downloads Quadruple During Prime Day

Amazon went all-in this Prime Day with ads on and off the store, and it worked. Here's the data behind their success.


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Annual Report: The iOS App Store Shrinks For First Time

Apple's App Store shrank for the first time. See this and other app and mobile SDK trends in our latest annual report.


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Making the Switch to Subscriptions – The Story of Ulysses

Changing your business model isn't an easy decision. Max tells us about building Ulysses and going subscriptions.


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10 Changes to the App Store That Can Get Your App More Downloads

Take advantage of these tips to get more exposure and more downloads through the updated App Store in iOS11


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Making Apps People Need - Litha Soyizwapi Creator of GauRider App

Litha saw a problem, designed an app to solve it, built it, and then promoted reaching the top charts — all by himself.


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7 Insights From GSMA’s Mobile Connectivity Index

We analyzed the latest Mobile Connectivity Index from the GSMA and here are seven insights you need to know about.


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Designing With Simplicity in Mind - Ryan McLeod of Blackbox

Award winning game Blackbox creator tells us about design decisions and crafting fun (but challenging) experiences.


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Annual report: App Stores Start to Mature – 2016 Year in Review

In our latest annual report we dive into app development trends, store growth, and the technologies powering apps.