App Store Stories June 8, 2016
App Store Stories May 27, 2016
Google app on iOS gets faster load times, AMP articles in search, keyboard shortcuts, more
Faster load and search times are the highlight feature of an update to the Google app on iOS. Like on the mobile web and Android, AMP articles will now show up in search results. Other improvements include sport video highlights on Now cards and more keyboard shortcuts for iPad users.
App Store Stories May 3, 2016
Amazon is giving away $5 credits when you download select free Android apps
Amazon is once again offering a promotion for first time users of its Underground App Store that yields a $5 credit when select free apps are downloaded. The promotional credit can only be used to “purchase physical goods” at Amazon and expires 10 days after it is distributed. Full Terms and Conditions below. This is a great chance to load up your new $40 Fire Tablet with some top-rated games.
To redeem your $5 promotional credit, simply follow these directions:
- Visit the Amazon Underground promotional page and enter your email address to receive the download link.
- Access your phone’s Settings page and press Security or Applications
- Check the Unknown Services box and press OK when prompted
- On your Downloads or My Files page, find “Amazon_App.apk” and install
- Download any of these games to receive your $5 credit, which should arrive via email a few minutes later.
App Store Stories April 19, 2016
For both Google and Apple, the operations on their virtual stores are hugely important, as they account for millions of dollars. However, there has historically been a disparity between the number of downloaded applications and the actual money generated by them, a trend that seems to have peaked in the first quarter of this year.
According to App Annie‘s Index Market for Q1 of 2016, in fact, Google’s Play Store saw a number of downloads that roughly doubles that of the iOS App Store, which in turns represents the platform with the highest profitability, with over 90% more revenue generated over its counterpart…
App Store Stories January 29, 2016
Google finally launches an AdWords app for iPhone and iPad
Google has finally launched a full-fledged iOS app for users of its AdWords advertising service. The AdWords app arrives today as the first official iOS app for the service and it’s available for both iPhone and iPad users now.
App Store Stories January 20, 2016