This fall is packed with new smartphone launches, including Apple's iPhone 5 and Nokia's latest Lumias, and there are plenty of devices for consumers to get excited about downloading new apps. Behind the scenes, however, the venture capital community has been quietly buzzing about a new firm focused on in-store discoverability.
Being popular on Facebook and Twitter might soon mean more than bragging rights. It could also mean the difference between discoverability and obscurity.
Multiple iOS developers are reporting changes to application search results generated by Apple's App Store, suggesting the computing giant is emphasizing metrics like relevancy and user ratings over names and keywords.
Mobile developers can get a lot of help in the technical and business aspects of application development by joining developer programs offered by mobile operators. We talked with the leadership of the AT&T Mobility , Sprint Nextel and Verizon Wireless developer programs to learn what they do to help developers build better apps.
Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) is at work on a revamped App Store bolstered by content discovery technologies created by Chomp, which Apple acquired earlier this year. 9to5Mac reports that sometime between the
Take a look at the current App Store bestseller lists and it shouldn't surprise you that games continue to dominate both the Paid Apps and Free Apps charts. Some are brand new to Apple's (
With the Apple's ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) App Store recently surpassing 500,000 apps and Google's ( NASDAQ:GOOG ) Android Market quickly catching up with around 400,000 apps, the problem of application
Apple ( NASDAQ:AAPL ) has acquired mobile application discovery solutions provider Chomp, a move that promises to dramatically overhaul the App Store shopping experience. Apple confirmed the deal but
App store query traffic for the term "shopping" increased 1200 percent and "discounts" surged 3000 percent on Black Friday 2011 as smartphone users geared up for the annual holiday shopping season,
Almost two years after Rovio Mobile exploded into the collective consciousness with Angry Birds, consumer enthusiasm for the mobile game shows no signs of slowing down. This week Rovio chief