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Facebook Tests New Mobile Ad Network For Third-Party Apps Facebook Tests New Mobile Ad Network For Third-Party Apps

Facebook announced that it is testing a new mobile ad platform to give developers a new way to monetize their apps. The company is contributing its targeting capabilities to the network in an effort to increase relevancy of ads in …

Jelly Reflects On Its First Week, Says A Bunch Of New Features Coming Soon Jelly Reflects On Its First Week, Says A Bunch Of New Features Coming Soon

Jelly, the new mobile Q&A service from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for a week now, and the company has put out a new blog post reflecting on how its been received, and how people have been using …

Is It Worth It To Build And Maintain A Mobile App? Is It Worth It To Build And Maintain A Mobile App?
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If you want to make money in today’s market, you’re going to have to make a mobile app. That’s at least what it seems like when you look at financially successful apps like Angry Birds and Minecraft: Pocket Edition. As …

Snapchat Updates App, Says It’s Sorry Snapchat Updates App, Says It’s Sorry

Snapchat announced that it has finally released an update for its Android and iOS apps, which enables users to opt out of linking their phone numbers with their user names. The news comes roughly a week after a massive security …

Jelly Users Reporting Bugs, Spam Jelly Users Reporting Bugs, Spam

Jelly, the new social, mobile picture-taking search app from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone, has been out for two days now. People have been reporting various bugs with the service, and even spam. As I mentioned in my initial thoughts about …

Google Acquires Bitspin, Makers Of Timely Alarm Clock Google Acquires Bitspin, Makers Of Timely Alarm Clock

Google has acquired Bitspin, the developers of popular alarm clock app Timely. They also made an app called Tasks, which “brings the full Google Tasks experience to Android.” The Bitspin team had this to say on its site: We’re thrilled …

Bump And Flock Are Shutting Down This Month Bump And Flock Are Shutting Down This Month

Bump announced that it had been acquired by Google back in September. At the time, the company said that both the Bump app and its Flock photo sharing app would continue on. That is no longer the case. Bump revealed …

Mobile Gambling Industry to Thrive in Coming Years Mobile Gambling Industry to Thrive in Coming Years

Mobile marketplaces such as Google Play and Apple’s App Store are now filled with millions of apps, many of which are free but require players to pay small fees to enhance their experience. Though such a business model is new …

Finance App Mint Comes To Windows 8 Finance App Mint Comes To Windows 8

For those of who are too lazy to keep track of our finances, Mint was a godsend when it hit iOS and Android. Now Windows 8 users can finally keep track of their finances the easy way as well. Mint …

PlayStation App Released For iOS, Android

With only days to go before the release of the PlayStation 4 on Friday, Sony today released its companion mobile app for its upcoming console. The PlayStation App is now available for free through both Apple’s App Store and Google …

DISH to Add Offline Viewing to its Mobile App DISH to Add Offline Viewing to its Mobile App

In a move that’s sure to upset TV studios even more, DISH Network today announced that an upcoming version of its DISH Anywhere mobile app will allow customers to fully download shows and movies to their mobile devices. DISH has …

‘Assassin’s Creed IV’ Mobile App Released

The trend for major game releases over the past two years has been to pre-sell gamers on DLC with season pass bundles. Those bundles are now expected and publishers have moved on ton the next trend: the so-called second screen …

Android App Translation Service Goes Live For All Developers Android App Translation Service Goes Live For All Developers

Back at Google I/O in May, the company showed off a new app translation service for Android developers. In short, it would allow developers to hire professional translators through Google who would then translate their app into however many languages …

‘Beyond: Two Souls’ Mobile Controller App Released

Sony today announced that the “Beyond Touch” app for the recently released Beyond: Two Souls is now officially out for both iOS and Android. Though recent attempts at the much-touted second screen experience for video games have featured game tie-in …

LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices LinkedIn Makes It Easier For Employers To Recruit Job Candidates Using Mobile Devices

LinkedIn has launched a couple of new products aimed at making it easier for employers to recruit new job candidates, specifically while on the go. They’ve expanded a couple of important recruiting tools to include mobile support, which should be …

Get More Out Google Mobile App Analytics [Android] Get More Out Google Mobile App Analytics [Android]
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Google has been putting out some educational videos about how to get more out of Google Analytics, and not just those from the recently launched Analytics Academy offering. This one is about a half hour long, and features Google engineer …

FDA Sounds-Off On Mobile Medical Apps

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week issued guidance on mobile medical apps, a group of increasingly popular mobile applications that take the place of more traditional medical devices. The agency will “exercise enforcement discretion” in its regulation, …

Mobile App Downloads to Top 100 Billion This Year Mobile App Downloads to Top 100 Billion This Year

As the smartphone market has begun to saturate the U.S. and European markets, a virtual gold rush has taken place for mobile software. Both Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store are now populated with hundreds of thousands of games …

Android App Revenue Rising, Still Behind iOS Android App Revenue Rising, Still Behind iOS

Though Android is now dominating global mobile OS market share, it seems that Android users still aren’t as free with their money as iPhone-owners. Overall Android app revenue is still lagging behind iOS. However, new data from analyst firm ABI …

Facebook Login Is Everywhere These Days Facebook Login Is Everywhere These Days
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Facebook Login is an easy way for developers to integrate an immediately recognizable login feature into their apps or Web site. The social network revamped how it handles Facebook Login back in April, and now more apps than ever are …

Google Launches Tag Manager For Mobile Apps Google Launches Tag Manager For Mobile Apps

Google showed off Tag Manager for Mobile Apps at Google I/O earlier this year, but now it’s available for you to use. Now, you don’t have to wait until you’re ready to push an update to your mobile app to …