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What is SDK Recognition and How Does it Work?

August 22, 2016
SDK

SDKs, or Software Development Kits, are the handy bits of code installed in a mobile app to improve performance (say, analytics or crash reporting ), offer a feature (social sharing or paying), or...

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Top Apps of the Week: 8/6-8/12

August 12, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance
SDK
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Booking a Plane Ticket? Read This First

August 10, 2016

For most of us, choosing a flight comes down the same key factors. First, obviously, is the cost; the cheaper the ticket, the better. That’s why there’s so many resources, pieces of advice, and...

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Trends in Virtual Reality: New Apptopia Insights Report

August 08, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance

Virtual reality has taken a sizeable foothold in iOS and Google Play. Unfortunately, with no dedicated category in either app store, it’s virtually impossible for the average publisher or...

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Top Apps of the Week: 7/30- 8/5

August 05, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance
SDK

Every Friday, we take a look at the most notable apps of the week

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App Store Categories Recap: July 2016

August 03, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance
SDK

Welcome to the App Store Categories Recap. At the end of every month, we’ll look at some key criteria, including downloads, revenue, and apps and publishers added, for every category on iOS and...

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Apptopia Now Offers Insight into Chinese App Stores

August 02, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance
SDK

Most of the world relies on two main sources—Google Play and iOS—to download apps. China is not most of the world. 

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3 Reasons to Abandon the US App Stores

August 01, 2016
Developers and Publishers

It’s unfortunate, but many publishers and developers define an app’s success by its ability to perform in the U.S. app stores. We’re not really sure why. Maybe it’s an extension of an...

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Ranking the Best and Worst Travel Apps [Infographic]

July 29, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance

Every travel app claims they can book the most convenient flights, score the finest hotel rooms, and save the most money. But they can't all be the best, now can they? 

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SoundCloud is the Future of Music Streaming

July 27, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance

Over the past month or so, SoundCloud received a $70 million dollar investment from Twitter and rolled out a paid service called “SoundCloud Go.” From the looks of it, the company is preparing to...

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