2014 was a huge and exciting year for Android apps and games. How exciting? We take a look at Android apps and how they did in the year 2014!
In this week’s Google Play Weekly, we talk about Android apps on Tizen, a bunch of Google apps updates and releases, and more Android apps and games news!
Voxel Rush is a 3D racing-style infinite runner that is a decent game already. It’s also hosting the Platform Wars that pits Android vs iOS gamers! Don’t miss it!
Q2 of 2014 is in the books and that means it’s time to look back at the app stats and see how well the Google Play Store did over the last three months. More importantly, we’ll take a look and see how it fared against the rival iOS in terms of downloads and revenue.
Now that the dust has settled a bit, and we all had time to ponder, how will Android be affected by Apple’s improvements to its platform? Is the new iOS a real threat to Android? What impressed you the most? What do you wish Google had come up with instead of Apple? What annoyed you?
Join us in our Friday Debate, sound off in the comments, and vote in our poll.
According to mobile marketing automation firm Swrve, Android users spend 17 percent more time in any given app due to a greater number of app sessions in the month. The company released their first App Monetization and Engagement Report, which examines the relative rates of retention across platforms using data collected during the month of April.
Open Signal has just released their Android Fragmentation Visualized report, at it has some interesting statistics. The info provided by Open Signal shows eight different Android iterations in use, whereas Apple has three iOS variants.
Apple’s WWDC will be upon us in a few hours, and Apple hopes to reignite a stale iOS, after it has fallen behind Android in recent times. Join us as we take a look at all of the reasons why Android is king of the mobile operating system world.
The most interesting statistic is that iOS users spend 12% of their time visiting websites, while Android users devote 16% on the same task. How much time do you spend visiting websites on your phone?
What might change in the smartphone ecosystem now that Facebook has targeted Google’s ecosystem with Home on Android? Potential trajectories inside!