More money made from mobile ads on Android than on iOS for the first time ever
May 11, 2015
Big change for mobile ad revenues. According to Opera Mediaworks, 45.77% of mobile advertising revenue comes from Android, while 45.44% comes from iOS.
Google Play Store vs the Apple App Store: by the numbers (2015)
April 20, 2015
Both stores offer at least 1 million apps and both have downloads measured in the billions, what other factors distinguish one store from the other?
Apple iPad Mini 3 vs Google Nexus 7 (2013): pocket-sized tablet comparison
April 14, 2015
When it comes to tablets that fit in your pocket, the Apple iPad Mini 3 and the Google Nexus 7 (2013), built by ASUS, are two of the best. Here is our side-by-side comparison of the two.
Android apps 2014 – A year in review
February 1, 2015
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!
5 Android apps you shouldn’t miss this week – Google Play Weekly
January 16, 2015
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 hosts NVIDIA sponsored platform wars; pits Android vs iOS for two days
September 26, 2014
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 2014 app stats: Google Play improves all around, still trails iOS in revenue
July 20, 2014
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.
How does iOS8 change things for Android? Is Apple a bigger threat now?
June 6, 2014
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.
Android users spend 17% more time in app sessions a month than iOS users
May 27, 2014
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.
Android Fragmentation, as seen by the Open Signal team
July 30, 2013
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.