Mobile minutes: Horizontal mobile, app store revenue, Asia tablets, deep-linking
By Staff reports
November 4, 2013
Mobile’s bold move to horizontal
The recent introduction of the iPhone 5s marks the 6th year since the arrival of the modern smartphones. Whether it’s the iPhone or Android smartphones, these mobile devices have become an essential part of our lives and culture. TV commercials often promote the latest phones that push the envelope in functionality and fashion. Consumers have not only embraced these devices by standing in long lines to get them, but they also embraced myriad of apps that changed how we live our lives, according to Wired.
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Games drive the most revenue on Apple's App Store and Google Play
Distimo released its September survey which analyzed the Games App category in 44 countries and found that Games generated the vast majority of all revenue in the Apple App Store and Google Play. Of the Top 400 Apps Games generated 92% of Google Play’s revenue and 79% for Apple’s App Store. Overall Apple’s App Store accounted for 63% of App revenue compared to Google’s Play at 37%, per Forbes.
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Asia tablet makers take a bite out of Apple
Since Steve Jobs stepped out onto the stage to launch the world's first iPad in the second quarter of 2010, Apple's offering has been the device to beat in the tablet space, CNBC reports.
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Google’s search results can deep-link to your Android apps
It should be clear by now that there’s much more at play in Android 4.4 KitKat than some early reports alluded to, and one of the more interesting (to me, anyway) tidbits managed to escape the early leak treatment, according to TechCrunch.
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