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Distimo: Android to surpass iOS App Store in Numbers

May 1st, 2011 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Research & Stats | No Comments »

According to Dutch analytics company Distimo, the Android Market will soon be bigger than the iTunes App Store. Currently, the App Store holds 333.000 apps and Android Market holds 206.000.

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Consumers Start WP7 Petition for Global Marketplace

December 27th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Phone | No Comments »

As many know, Windows Phone 7 only had a full launch in several bigger markets while smaller markets do sell the WP7 hardware without having any WP7 services attached to it.

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Tech-Ed: 2.000 Apps for Windows Phone

November 9th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Phone | No Comments »

During Tech-Ed, Brandon Watson from Microsoft told Dutch IT site Tweakers.net that Windows Marketplace for Windows Phone 7 is currently hosting 2.000 unique apps.

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LG to Subsidize Windows Phone Apps

November 6th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Phone | No Comments »

LG has announced it will be giving away ten apps for free on Windows Marketplace every month. These ten apps will exclude any in-house developed apps and games from LG.

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Shazam, Seesmic and Other Apps go Live on Windows Marketplace

October 21st, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Phone | No Comments »

Over the night, a few interesting apps have launched on Windows Marketplace that will allow Microsoft to target Windows Phone 7 directly at the competition.

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Nielsen: iTunes Best and Windows Marketplace Worst App Store

March 29th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Research & Stats | No Comments »

Nielsen Nielsen has surveyed 4.000 consumers about their usage of app stores. The survey shows that consumers are very satisfied about Apple, but are less happy with Microsoft’s efforts.

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Windows Marketplace and BlackBerry App World Most Expensive App Stores

February 26th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Research & Stats | No Comments »

Distimo Distimo has released their January 2010 report and this time, they took a look at App Store pricing (amongst others). It turns out that Windows Mobile and BlackBerry have the most expensive app stores.

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First Screens Windows Phone 7 Marketplace

February 17th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Mobile | No Comments »

Windows-phone From screenshots we just received over the e-mail, it seems that Microsoft has been working hard on the visual layout of their Windows Marketplace for Windows Phone 7 Series devices.

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MWC: Windows Marketplace Opens Borders

February 17th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Mobile | No Comments »

Windows-phone On February 18th, Microsoft will open the borders in the Windows Marketplace. This is a great step forward for consumers in non-English territories as till now, Microsoft only allowed them to see apps that were fully localized.

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Microsoft Holding Back Windows Marketplace Payments

January 26th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Platforms: Windows Mobile | No Comments »

Microsoft Intomobile has a story about Microsoft holding back the revenue payments from Windows Mobile developers who have published their apps and games on Windows Marketplace.

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