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This Trend Has to Stop - Why Lapse is Doomed to Fail

A new app has managed to claim the 1 spot on the App Store this week. Many apps managed to do that this year, so what's...


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ChatGPT's Mobile Revenue Grew 38% in August

ChatGPT's own mobile app has been out for several months now giving us a glimpse into how important it is to have a mobi...


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Why is Evernote Raising Its Price Again?

If you're an App Store veteran like me, when you hear the name quot;Evernotequot; you think of the most popular note tak...


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Gmail's In-App Revenue Grew 179x Since 2021

Raise your hand if you've seen Gmail's paywall. I bet you haven't, but that doesn't mean Gmail isn't making money from i...


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How Many iOS Apps Monetize with Subscriptions?

Subscriptions are a great way to make money with your app (or game). Many developers know that by now, but how many apps...


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This Week in Apps - Growing Fast

#174 - Pokemon Sleep just launched and is already the leader of its category, which country produces more mobile games, Monopoly Go's amazing revenue growth, and more!


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Pokemon Sleep Crosses 2,000,000 Downloads

Snorlax is a sleepy Pokemon and also the icon of a new app, not a game, that uses the Pokemon brand to track your sleepi...


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Which Countries Publish the Most Mobile Games?

I analyzed all of the mobile games on the App Store and Google Play to answer a simple question - which countries publis...


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India Taxes Game Developers - How Much Will They Lose?

Earlier this month, the government of India announced it would soon impose a 28 tax on all betting games. This sent shoc...


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This Week in Apps - Out of Gas

#173 - ChatGPT's mobile apps is two months old, where's Reddit without Apollo, India's new gambling tax, and more!


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This Latest TikTok Success Story Grew Revenue 5x in a Week

Threads, Instagram's Twitter clone became the 1 app in the App Store on launch and seemed like it would be there for a l...


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This Week in Apps - Let's Go Viral

#172 - TikTok's latest viral app made a lot of money, Amazon Prime Day, apps by downloads, and more!


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By the Numbers: Analyzing App Downloads in the App Store and Google Play

How many apps get a thousand downloads a month? How about 100, or a million? That's the kind of question I get asked ver...


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Scooters Lose Their Hype - Downloads Down Post-Pandemic

Scooter rental apps are one of my favorite topics to look at during the summer. Downloads peak in August, and over the l...


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This Week in Apps - Millions and Billions

#170 - TikTok hits a big milestone, the monthly millions club, detecting investor fraud, and more!


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Unpacking the App Store's Million-Dollar Monthly Club

How many apps and games do you think make more than a million dollars on the App Store? And for the sake of consistency,...


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Here's What Investor Fraud Looks Like IRL

News broke earlier this week that event discovery app IRL (which stands for In Real Life) is shutting down immediately a...


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iOS 17 Sherlocks an Entire Category - Erasing Millions in Revenue

With its latest update to iOS, Apple will release its own version of apps currently available from 3rd party developers ...


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This Week in Apps - Business Booms

#169 - Apple's classical app underperforms on Android; Casino apps' revenue soars; News apps see revenue surge; HBO Max rebrand mildly impacts earnings.


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Downloads Are Going into Summer Mode - The Mobile Download Index

Downloads change drastically during the summer. Kids are on vacation which means more games see more downloads, and more...


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This Week in Apps - Not Over Yet

#168 - Turo's downloads double, Zoom hits a new milestone, ChatGPT didn't crush 3rd parties, and more!


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Zoom's Mobile Revenue Hits a Big Milestone

Zoom is one app that needs no introduction. During the pandemic, Zoom's downloads grew faster than any other app, and on...


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Telegram Hits $14M Since Starting to Moentize

Telegram has been monetizing its app for a year now, following moves from other social platforms like Twitter and Snapch...


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Life360's Revenue Grew 35% in May

I keep a close watch on the Top Grossing charts in the App Store and Google Play, always looking for risers. The list do...


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