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Google Analytics Just Became Relevant To Mobile App Developers Google Analytics Just Became Relevant To Mobile App Developers
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Google announced a new set of reports in Google Analytics called Mobile Apps Analytics to better help marketers and developers measure mobile apps. The reports include metrics like downloads, new users, retention, crashes, conversions, app sales, and in-app purchases. There …

Google Offers For iPhone Now Available Google Offers For iPhone Now Available

Google announced that it has launched the Google Offers App for the iPhone. “We have hundreds of offers you can purchase in advance and thousands of free offers that you can use instantly or save for later,” Google says. “Either …

Songkick Concerts App Hits Android Phones Songkick Concerts App Hits Android Phones

Concerts are the way to go if you really want to support the music artist. The only problem is that concert schedules are really hard to keep track of unless you’re really into the concert scene. Songkick helps people keep …

VirusTotal Checks Your Android Apps Against 40 Anti-Virus Databases VirusTotal Checks Your Android Apps Against 40 Anti-Virus Databases

One of the major problems that Android faces is the widespread existence of malware. There have been fake versions of Angry Birds and Google Wallet offers that take your information or turn your phone into another piece of the Botnet …

Facebook App Center Demands Quality From Developers Facebook App Center Demands Quality From Developers

Facebook’s App Center is now live. If you live in the United States, you can access it right now. There are over 600 apps at launch and it’s just going to get bigger from here on out. To help developers …

The Social Mobile Shopping World [Infographic] The Social Mobile Shopping World [Infographic]
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We all know that the internet has taken the place of the good old fashioned passtime of window shopping. There’s no need to wander the streets gazing into window displays or searching for new products in the stores that line …

Facebook May Buy (Part of) Face.com [RUMOR] Facebook May Buy (Part of) Face.com [RUMOR]

UPDATE: TechCrunch is now saying that this acquisition is a done deal. The rumor gears are getting warm in regard to Facebook. Of course, rumors are only fun because there’s an innate uncertainty about them that excites people into believing …

Facebook May Be Looking to Purchase Opera [RUMOR] Facebook May Be Looking to Purchase Opera [RUMOR]
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According to a source close with Pocket-lint, Facebook is said to be on the prowl to acquire Opera Software, maker of the Opera web browser. There are a few reasons for why this sounds plausible and one or two for …

In-App Subscriptions Now Available On Google Play In-App Subscriptions Now Available On Google Play

Android has a problem – it can’t monetize itself very well. Some people blame it on the fact that the Android market is severely fragmented while others blame it on Google limiting the amount of options that developers can use …

Pandora Q1 2013 Results Show How Mobile Platforms Make the Monies Pandora Q1 2013 Results Show How Mobile Platforms Make the Monies
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Pandora’s financial results for the first quarter of the 2013 fiscal year are out and all signs point to ‘yes’ for the internet radio service. The company’s total revenue of $80.8 million is up 58% from last year with ad …

Facebook Explains Mobile Apps On App Center Facebook Explains Mobile Apps On App Center

It’s pretty clear by now that Facebook is banking a lot on its new App Center. It’s going to further Facebook’s goal of having a hand in every piece of Web traffic as it helps connect users to their favorite …

After IPO, Facebook’s Next Conquest is Mobile After IPO, Facebook’s Next Conquest is Mobile
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Prior to his company’s initial public offering today, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told investors that finding a way to monetize the website’s mobile platform is his priority for the rest of 2012 (and presumably beyond if Facebook doesn’t produce any …

Words With Friends Loses 2 Million Players Words With Friends Loses 2 Million Players
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AppData, the company that monitors mobile apps for trends and provides metrics, is showing a huge decline in the number of people playing Words With Friends, the popular Scrabble-like board game app. Though the app started the month of April …

Twitter Updates Its Mobile Website Twitter Updates Its Mobile Website
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Twitter announced today that it is updating its mobile website. The updates are to make the website more consistent across various mobile phones and browsers. The changes to Twitter brought about last December will now be available to those using …

Facebook Announces The App Center Facebook Announces The App Center
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Facebook has been really proactive lately in how they approach social apps that use Facebook. The recent developer spotlights should be evidence enough that Facebook really likes it when people use Facebook to sign into their favorite mobile apps. To …

Google Provides Tips On Mobile App Ad Placement Google Provides Tips On Mobile App Ad Placement

Ads are a necessary evil when it comes to keeping free apps free. Most developers are pretty cool about it and keep the ad in a low, out of the way place where you can effectively ignore it. Some developers, …

Facebook Preaches The Importance Of Open Graph Again Facebook Preaches The Importance Of Open Graph Again

Facebook really loves Open Graph and wants you to love it too. While they have been hammering home how great it is ever since its introduction, Facebook thinks you need some more reminding. It’s especially important if you have a …

Mobile Content Sales Likely $67 Billion in 2012 Mobile Content Sales Likely $67 Billion in 2012
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It was recently reported that Apple’s iPhone is now the top seller for Verizon, along with AT&T, and will likely be the same regarding Sprint in time. The huge popularity of smart devices is indicative of the marketing viability of …

Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall Imgur: iPhone, Android Apps Coming This Fall
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Imgur is a hugely popular image hosting service, used a great deal to share images on sites like reddit, Twitter, Facebook, Digg and various blogs, forums and message boards (especially reddit). The service has been around since early 2009 and …

Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads Mobile Apps Drain Battery Because of Free Ads

Recently, we talked about how there are security risks associated with some mobile apps, not because of the app itself, but because of the ad module that runs within free apps to generate revenue. Now, we find that these same …

Mobile App Facts Revealed [Infographic] Mobile App Facts Revealed [Infographic]
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Mobile users love apps. There’s an app for just about anything and consumers are downloading them at an unbelievable rate. In fact, a majority of users download more than five new apps a month. That’s crazy! What’s more is people …