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The launch of Draw Something 2

If Draw Something wasn't fun enough, Zynga has officially launched Draw Something 2. The Pictionary like mobile app, Draw Something, was highly successful. Their follow up version brings new ways to play, a number of new drawing tools, along with textures and patterns that can be incorporated into drawings. Draw Something 2 is also becoming more involved [...]

The launch of Draw Something 2 2013-04-25T15:29:08+00:00

Facebook Home downloaded over 500,000 times since its launch

Since Facebook Home was launched on the 12th April in the US (internationally released on the 16th April) it has received over 500,000 downloads within the Google Play Store. When you compare this to the 1 million downloads Instagram (Android) received within the first 24 hours of release, it doesn't look good (especially as Facebook has an existing global user [...]

Facebook Home downloaded over 500,000 times since its launch 2017-08-11T03:24:02+00:00

King.com reward its 108 million monthly players with two new games

King.com (soon to be 'King'), creators of Candy Crush Saga, now attracts 108 million players and 2 billion gameplays each month from it's mobile, Facebook, and cross-platform audience. This was announced at the same time two new games were released: Papa Pear Saga and Farm Heroes Saga, which are available for desktop play, with a mobile version on it's way both for [...]

King.com reward its 108 million monthly players with two new games 2013-03-27T14:56:22+00:00

1.7 billion Angry Birds downloads = animated cartoon series

Rovio's Angry Birds, available on iOS, Android and PC,  has now hit an astonishing 1.7 billion downloads with seven games in the Angry Birds series, including: Bad Piggies, Angry Birds Friends, Angry Birds Space and Angry Birds Star Wars. So it will come as no surprise that Rovio is getting ready to debut its Angry Birds animated cartoon series this weekend (16-17 March), [...]

1.7 billion Angry Birds downloads = animated cartoon series 2017-08-11T03:42:26+00:00

Social Networking app category ranked third in monthly revenues

App Annie, a leader in app store analytics and market intelligence for the global app economy, has released a new study which shows monthly revenues for the Social Networking category on the App Store have jumped 87% year-over-year in January. Shortly after Games and Productivity, Social Networking is now the third highest category in terms of [...]

Social Networking app category ranked third in monthly revenues 2013-03-11T15:18:28+00:00

How do YOU use your mobile phone?

Nielsen, a leading global information and measurement company, released a report last month to give us an insight into 'the mobile consumer in a global snapshot.' It explored consumer behaviour, device preference and usage in 10 different countries, including the U.S., UK, Australia, China, India and South Korea. As you might expect it found "usage differs significantly by market [...]

How do YOU use your mobile phone? 2013-03-07T12:23:55+00:00

What does the mobile app industry look like?

The Wall Street Journal's: 'Apps Rocket Toward $25 Billion in Sales' article looks at the current state of the app industry, with the global revenue from app stores expected to rise 62%. Find out more about how the app stores compare against each other, how many apps we use a day on average and how many of [...]

What does the mobile app industry look like? 2013-03-06T14:19:21+00:00

Global app market growing at 17% every year

A research report, published by Berg Insight, has estimated the global app market will be worth £12.19bn by 2017 with annual downloads expected to reach 108 billion. This comes after the number of mobile application downloads (worldwide) doubled during 2012 and reached 60.1 billion, up from 29.5 billion in 2011. Revenue from applications, including direct revenues and in-app ad [...]

Global app market growing at 17% every year 2017-08-11T04:10:17+00:00

Who said it wouldn’t work? Snapchat raises $13.5M in funding.

Snapchat, a real time picture chatting app for iOS and Android, has been valued between $60 and $70 million with over 60 million 'snaps' being sent each day. A total of 5 billion photos have been sent since the launch in September 2011, which has helped it to complete a Series A venture funding round totaling [...]

Who said it wouldn’t work? Snapchat raises $13.5M in funding. 2017-08-11T03:27:33+00:00

CyanogenMod hits 1 million downloads

CyanogenMod: 'an aftermarket firmware for a number of cell phones based on the open-source Android operating system', has now hit 1 million users due to its growth in the Android community. It provides 'a variety of features & enhancements that are not currently found in these versions of Android.' Find out more about CyanogenMod here. Image by [...]

CyanogenMod hits 1 million downloads 2013-02-06T16:12:16+00:00