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This Week in Apps #44: Everyone's Talking Privacy and Elon Musk

Elon Musk had a lot to do with this week's mobile world, and not with Tesla.


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This Week in Apps #43: Ending and Starting Big!

The first week of the new year shows new peaks of downloads and revenue for apps and games.


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This Week in Apps #41: Look at All That Money 😱

It's the last Friday of 2020, and we're looking at a few apps that enjoyed a healthy year


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This Week in Apps #40: Games, Anime, Strava, Cyberpunk, and Periscope

It's getting hard to look back on 2020, which is what we do in this issue.


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This Week in Apps #38: It's Not All About Shopping

Top apps in November, Slack, Shop, the NBA, and Hulu made it into this week's recap.


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This Week in Apps #37: Up and To the Right

Apple's giving away money! In other news, crypto buyers flock to their pockets.


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This Week in Apps #36: It's IPO Season All Over Again, and Chess, and Shopping

A look at the numbers behind fresh IPOs from three mobile-first companies shows it's not just about growth.


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This Week in Apps #35: It's All About the News, and Shopping, and TikTok

Everyone's talking about (and some on) Parler and how politics took over mobile.


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This Week in Apps #34: Cnn, Fox, TikTok, Netflix, and Alexa

We don't know who won the presidential elections just yet, but we do know who's winning on mobile.


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This Week in Apps #33: Facebook, Among Us!, Grammarly, Citizen, and Speechify

We recap the most downloaded games in October, and look at how news impacts apps


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This Week in Apps #32: Snapchat Beats Instagram, Chase Hits Square, and more.

Snapchat's growing strong even in the age of TikTok, so are HBO Max and Call of Duty.


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This Week in Apps #31: Parler, News, Amazon, and Mario Kart

Social media is playing an even bigger role in this presidential race.


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This Week in Apps #30: Twitch, Among Us, Genshin Impact, and more.

Lockdown swings, politics, and IPOs can't match games on mobile.


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This Week in Apps #29: The NFL is Back, NY Starts Tracing, and More

The Mobile Download Index has been on a slow but steady decline lately, indicating things are normalizing.


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This Week in Apps #28 - Widgets Are on Fire, Pinterest and Discord, Too!

Apple's unannounced release of iOS14 gives some apps an unimaginable boost


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This Week in Apps #27 - Quibi's New Tech, Gaming Snapchat, Indies Scoring Big, and more

It's been a while since a true indie game rose to the top of the charts, but Among Us! isn't letting go.


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This Week in Apps #26 - Twitch Means Downloads, TikTok, Electric Scooters, and more.

Controversy isn't the only driver of downloads this week. Twitch, WFH, and Schools are.


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This Week in Apps #25 - PUBG Takes a Hit, More IPOs, IGTV, and Patreon's Big Day

A look at the numbers behind this week's tech IPOs, Instagram's TikTok-like IGTV, and more.


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This Week in Apps #24 - Unity, Asana, AMC, and more

A look at the numbers behind the summer's biggest tech IPO week.


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This Week in Apps #23 - School, Dating, Real Estate, and more

We're continuing to see the economic impact of the un-lockdown. And Epic...


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This Week in Apps #22 - Epic Goes to Battle, TikTok's SDK, Zoom, and more.

Epic's latest stunt means Fortnite is now losing thousands of dollars every hour.


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This Week in Apps #21 - Fortnite, TikTok, Uber, and more

TikTok's coin collection is multiplying while competitor byte sees some love


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This Week in Apps #20 - Sports Make a Comeback, an All-Time High for Pokémon Go, and more

Last week it was baseball. This week it's basketball that steals the show.


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This Week in Apps #18 - Calm, TikTok, Streaming, and more

TikTok's residency continues while new(ish) streamer Peacock TV takes flight


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This Week in Apps #17 - TikTok's Replacement, Hamilton, Trump, and more

Politics play into app downloads, and the impact is obvious this week.


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This Week in Apps #16 - TikTok, Six Flags, Airbnb, and more

It's China against the world, again. While in the U.S. people are traveling.


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This Week in Apps #15 - HEY, Restaurants, Soccer, and more

Can HEY take on Gmail and Outlook? Is Trump what's keeping Twitter afloat? That and more in this issue.


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This Week in Apps #14 - Lots of Spikes!

Disney+ hits $100M, Trump takes on the App Store, casinos games are printing money, and more


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This Week in Apps #12 - Protests and Recovery

Widespread protests have taken center stage, changing trends in the app store


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This Week in Apps #10 - Ubisoft puts up a fight, Oculus Quest's first birthday, and more

Getting back to business (almost) as usual, which means IP right violations for game developers


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This Week in Apps #9 - Airbnb's Recovery, Houseparty, Fitness Coach, Walmart, and more

Being able to leave the house is reversing some lockdown trends slowly, but not all.


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This Week in Apps #8 - Google Maps, E-Scooters, and Starbucks Prove Things are Starting to Open Up

The US economy is reopening, and the impact can already be seen in app downloads across a multitude of categories


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This Week in Apps #7 - TikTok's New Record, India ♥️ Fortnite but not Amazon, Facebook's Zoom-Envy, and more

What does China's "new normal" look like? Facebook puts up a fight, the USPS is in demand.


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This Week in Apps #6: New App Stores, Fortnite, Stimulus, and more

Fortnite's Epic walks back its decision to bypass Google Play, Apple expands its App Store, and more.


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This Week in Apps #5: Quibi Launches, YouTube & Chill Hits 1M Downloads, Shopify, the IRS, and more.

Life continues amid the global lockdown, and the market is adjusting to this new reality.


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This Week in Apps #4: Europe Gets Disney+, ClassPass Hits Rock Bottom, Etsy Gets into Face Masks, and more.

COVID-19 and the lockdown its necessitating continue to push app consumption ot new extremes.


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This Week in Apps #3: 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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This Week in Apps #1: 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.