Mobile app sales to exceed $30 billion by the end of the year

This sales-milestone (that´s double of last year!!!) includes all ecosystems and platforms – and also in-app purchases, subscriptions and in-app advertisement in addition to traditional paid apps.

About a third of app-revenues now come form the Google Play store.

Full story: Mobile app sales to exceed $30 billion by the end of the year.

Android Smartphone Sales, Led By Big Screens, Are Growing Everywhere Except In The U.S.

29% of all Android devices sold in the last three months have a screen size of over 4,5 inches. Android devices also now account for two-thirds of smartphones in Europe.

And bigger screens also means different kind of usage.

Full story: Android Smartphone Sales, Led By Big Screens, Are Growing Everywhere Except In The U.S. | TechCrunch.

China Leads World In New iOS / Android Activations

Mobile analytics firm Flurry indicates the incredible growth potential on the Chinese smartphone-market. In terms of iOS and Android activations, China has now surpassed the US-figures.

Sources: TechCrunch / Flurry

Full article: China Leads World In New iOS & Android Activations; App Sessions Up 1126% Over Last Year | TechCrunch.