Apple's giving away money! In other news, crypto buyers flock to their pockets.
Bitcoin has hit a three-year high and guess what's everyone using to buy it?
The numbers behind the App Store Small Business Program
A look at the numbers behind fresh IPOs from three mobile-first companies shows it's not just about growth.
Everyone's talking about (and some on) Parler and how politics took over mobile.
Parler is getting a lot of attention again. So much it's become the #1 app across the App Store and Google Play!
We don't know who won the presidential elections just yet, but we do know who's winning on mobile.
We recap the most downloaded games in October, and look at how news impacts apps
Snapchat's growing strong even in the age of TikTok, so are HBO Max and Call of Duty.
Social media is playing an even bigger role in this presidential race.
Lockdown swings, politics, and IPOs can't match games on mobile.
The Mobile Download Index has been on a slow but steady decline lately, indicating things are normalizing.
Apple's unannounced release of iOS14 gives some apps an unimaginable boost
It's been a while since a true indie game rose to the top of the charts, but Among Us! isn't letting go.
Controversy isn't the only driver of downloads this week. Twitch, WFH, and Schools are.
A look at the numbers behind this week's tech IPOs, Instagram's TikTok-like IGTV, and more.
A look at the numbers behind the summer's biggest tech IPO week.
We're continuing to see the economic impact of the un-lockdown. And Epic...
Epic's latest stunt means Fortnite is now losing thousands of dollars every hour.
TikTok's coin collection is multiplying while competitor byte sees some love
Last week it was baseball. This week it's basketball that steals the show.
Video continues to unite people, and so does baseball.
TikTok's residency continues while new(ish) streamer Peacock TV takes flight
Politics play into app downloads, and the impact is obvious this week.
It's China against the world, again. While in the U.S. people are traveling.
Ariel sits down with Joe Cieplinski to recap WWDC and its impact on app businesses
Twitter's new twin has gained excitement, momentum, and some serious endorsements
Can HEY take on Gmail and Outlook? Is Trump what's keeping Twitter afloat? That and more in this issue.
Disney+ hits $100M, Trump takes on the App Store, casinos games are printing money, and more
Casino game revenue is up 53% during the lockdown, but this game isn't just about totals
No-fee Robinhood is enabling mere mortals to take their chances in the stock market
Widespread protests have taken center stage, changing trends in the app store
A sigh of relief for Airbnb in its journey to recovery
Nationwide protests are driving massive downloads for Police Scanners and News Apps
PUBG, Zynn, Twitch, HBO, and... TikTok
The once gamer-focused platform is now used by everyone, which means more downloads and more revenue!
Just when TikTok thought everything was going well...
Getting back to business (almost) as usual, which means IP right violations for game developers
Let's find out just how many downloads does it take to tick Ubisoft off
Using app downloads to estimate unit sales for the Oculus Quest sales
Being able to leave the house is reversing some lockdown trends slowly, but not all.
A look into how Walmart's mobile strategy is chipping at Amazon's competitive advantage
The US economy is reopening, and the impact can already be seen in app downloads across a multitude of categories
In the age of social-distancing demand for alternative modes of transportation is growing.
A strategic move by Shopify propels their new shopping assistant to the top of the charts
Countries re-opening has a direct impact on app downloads
What does China's "new normal" look like? Facebook puts up a fight, the USPS is in demand.
TikTok continues to break records with quarterly downloads reaching an all-new high.
Fortnite's Epic walks back its decision to bypass Google Play, Apple expands its App Store, and more.
Both e-books and audiobooks surge during the pandemic, but one pulls ahead
After months of fighting with Google, Epic gives up fight and puts Fortnite on Google Play
Video conferencing is the future, according to Verizon
Life continues amid the global lockdown, and the market is adjusting to this new reality.
Is streaming alone less fun than streaming together? Airtime says yes a million times.
Quibi's launch brings together premium content with short-form video streaming
Increase in online shopping pushes growth of package tracker in the US.
Instacart grows by a factor of 10 during the lockdown
COVID-19 and the lockdown its necessitating continue to push app consumption ot new extremes.
Streaming providers race to grab attention during the lockdown.
The numbers behind the rollout of Disney+ in Europe.
Exaggerated trends are continuing to be the norm on the App Store and Google Play
A free alternative to Zoom is taking off all around the world
Burger King is getting more downloads than McDonald's
Positive trends, sharing economy, and how people party
As restaurants close for safety many are relying on the gig-economy for grocery shopping
New aggregation services are growing at a faster pace than traditional media
The impact of COVID-19 on sharing-economy apps is mind-blowing.
Zoom hits new all-time highs, Peloton tops fitness apps, and an ASO hack.
The biggest trends in App Store downloads we're seeing in Italy right now
Working from home is resulting in millions of downloads for business apps.
Continue to improve your app store optimization by keeping up with the latest trends.
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.
TikTok, the mobile video sharing app that’s been taking over social media, has been in the news a lot lately.
There's a new sheriff in team messaging town, and it's giving Slack a run for its VC money
Many developers, large and small, woke up last week to a very sad reality, where their apps were stripped of thousands of app ratings.
Ariel and special guest Joe Cieplinski discuss the highlights from WWDC and what the future holds for app development.
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.
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.
SnapChat's new investment in filters seems to be paying off. Big time!
Apple has been pushing ARKit as the future. Here's a lok at who's using it so far in 2019.
Did you know the IRS has a mobile app? Here's a look at it's performence this tax season.
A look under the hood of many Microsoft apps shows they're moving to React Native
This app went viral overnight. Here's how they did it.
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.
Payment processors are squaring off on mobile. Here are the winners (and losers).
App Store bug strips popular apps of their hard-earned ratings. Here's everyone that was affected.
Apple just revealed the top apps of the year. Here's why these were chosen.
Mac App Store bug kicks 20%+ of apps out of the store. Here's how big this issue is.
Banks are competing over your attention, now through your pocket. Here are the winners and losers.
Music streaming apps are growing. Here's what the landscape looks like.
We all know Amazon is a power-house. But just how hard is it to compete with Amazon? Find out in this report.
Microsoft is actually kicking ass with their mobile browser. Here are the numbers to prove it.
Amazon went all-in this Prime Day with ads on and off the store, and it worked. Here's the data behind their success.
Apple's App Store shrank for the first time. See this and other app and mobile SDK trends in our latest annual report.
Changing your business model isn't an easy decision. Max tells us about building Ulysses and going subscriptions.
Litha saw a problem, designed an app to solve it, built it, and then promoted reaching the top charts — all by himself.
We analyzed the latest Mobile Connectivity Index from the GSMA and here are seven insights you need to know about.
Award winning game Blackbox creator tells us about design decisions and crafting fun (but challenging) experiences.
In our latest annual report we dive into app development trends, store growth, and the technologies powering apps.