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The Future of Mobile Gaming: Augmented Reality or Virtual Reality?

July 25, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance

Of all the debates pertaining to the future of mobile gaming, none appear more divisive than augmented reality (AR) vs. virtual reality (VR). Just look at this year’s Casual Connect conference,...

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Top Apps of the Week: 7/16-7/22

July 22, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance

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

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Let’s Not Crown AR the 'Next Big Thing' Quite Yet

July 20, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance

In the wake of the runaway success of Pokémon Go, many in the industry have hurried to proclaim augmented reality (AR) the “next big thing” in mobile.

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Will Bots End the Messaging App War?

July 18, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance

Last week, Line, a messaging app popular in Asia, filed for a U.S. IPO. In doing so, they hope to better compete in an overcrowded market.

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Top Apps of the Week: 7/9-7/15

July 15, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance
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Pokémon Go is a Case Study in App Store Competitiveness

July 13, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance

Last Wednesday, to see what all the fuss was about, several members of the Apptopia staff downloaded Pokémon Go.

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Three Reasons No One is Downloading Your App

July 11, 2016
Developers and Publishers

At the risk of sounding redundant, the major app stores—Google Play and iOS—are significantly overcrowded. As I write this, there are more than 2.5 million apps in the iOS App Store and 3 million...

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Top Apps of the Week: 7/2-7/8

July 08, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance
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Apple Releases Four New Apps for iMessage; Here’s What We Know

July 06, 2016
Developers and Publishers

And so it begins.

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Top Apps of the Week: Shark Week Edition

July 01, 2016
Developers and Publishers
Finance
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