Windows 8 woes: 60% launch “Modern” apps less than once per day
A worrying new study by Israel-based IT support company Soluto shows that of those who are using the new OS, they aren’t using “Modern” apps.
Brits aren’t interested in Google Glass because of lack of style, research shows
Although many fellow British journalists cannot wait to get their hands on the eyewear augmenting information in our lives courtesy of Google and partners, not everyone appears to share the same amount of enthusiasm – and the cause appears to be lack of style.
Windows 8 devs bemoaning lack of ad money
Many developers rely on in-app advertising to fund development; from initial release through to expansion. Windows 8 developers have been wondering, where has their ad revenue has gone?
Nginx (and the Web) gets faster – give thanks to ‘SPDY’
Nginx, the world’s third most popular web server, has just released version 1.4 supporting the speedy ‘SPDY’ protocol making the web faster, alongside a whole host of new features.
How to measure app analytics sessions sensibly
adeven’s CTO and co-founder, Paul H. Müller hops on his soap box to talk about the smart way of measuring your app’s user sessions.
Flurry claims indie app devs are becoming “endangered species”
Analytics firm Flurry has released its latest report on device proliferation, which shows a steep upward curve in terms of the number of device models a dev needs to support if you want your app to be fully optimised. The research, as seen in the graph below, found that if you want your app to cover 80% of total active devices, you need it to be compatible with 156 different models.
Has Kii unlocked the future of app analytics? #AppsWorld
Mobile technology service provider Kii has launched Kii Analytics, which claims to be unique in that it is the first fully customisable in-app analytics tool on the market. The analytics tool can be worked in conjunction with mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) Kii Cloud – also released today out of beta – allowing developers to run custom metrics intuitively and with flexibility.
Apptrace takes the pain out of app review insight with sentiment analysis
All those app reviews... all that anger, vitriol and generally bad spelling and grammar. Can you really be bothered to wade through it to extract the insight? Don't worry, Apptrace has summarised it all into a handy statistical graph.
Flurry: Android and iOS adoption quickest in China
According to analytics experts Flurry, the fastest growing iOS and Android markets is China, by a considerable distance.
400,000 iOS apps never been downloaded, says Adeven
Analytics agency Adeven has claimed that a staggering 400,000 “zombie” iOS apps have never been downloaded and remain dormant in the App Store.