App Cost Evolution: iPhone users pay average of 19 cents per app, Android users pay just 6 cents

Many consumer surveys point to an obvious conclusion: most people hate seeing ads on smartphones and tablets. But the truth is, contrary to the desire for an ad-free experience, when faced with the choice between free apps with ads, or paying even $.99 for apps without ads, consumers overwhelmingly choose the free apps and tolerate …

How the World Downloads iOS and Android Apps

Although Apple’s mobile operating system iOS is still leading the app-downloading market, Google’s Androidplatform is keeping up pace with its rival, according to a new infographic. App Annie, a provider of app store analytics and intelligence for iOS, Mac and Android publishers, highlights in an infographic that iOS makes up 71% of global revenue for app downloads — compared to …

70% of New Apps Made for iOS, Where Devs Make 4X As Much As Android

This month, the world’s two largest mobile app platform providers, Apple and Google, enter what is arguably the most critical month of the year for each company, when each hosts their annual developer conference, the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) and Google I/O.  While engaged in a multi-year platform war, their success largely depends on …

Which Came First: iPhone or Android?

Did the iPhone really come first, meaning Android ripped Apple off? Or did Android come first? Is it possible that both companies independently arrived at the idea for a touchscreen smartphone around the same time?Lately, I’ve been a little… obsessed… with these questions. Apple fans are convinced iPhone came first. Android fans are convinced their …

Android’s Rise to the Top

Via Scoop.it - Digital MediaCricket Wireless has put together an infographic about the rise of Android. One of the most interesting facts is that 1 million Android devices was activated in October 2009 and 150 million was activated in August 2011.Via pulse2.com