Tag Archives: Apple

The Week in Mobile: Ep. 10 – The $41 Million Bet


Why is Google delaying the availability of the Honeycomb source code? How will in-app billing on Android impact the market? We have a heated discussion on the PlayBook, its competitiveness, its support for Android, and more — one of our … Continue reading

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Why can’t everybody just get along?


Around the turn of the century (and for a few years following), the mobile phone industry exploded. It seemed like every month there was a new company designing and manufacturing a new cell phone. Nokia, Sony, Siemens, Ericsson, Motorola, Kyocera, … Continue reading

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Why aren’t App Stores designed to maximize revenue?


In the early days of app stores, before Apple launched its ‘App Store’ on iTunes, and before other OEMs jumped on the gravy train of content distribution, there were many independent websites selling content for mobile devices. First for Palm, … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 8 – Is that a bubble busting?


This week on TWiM we discuss how mobile and social are influencing the way we communicate, generate and consume news and information in the wake of the Japan earthquake. Is $42 million a good investment in Rovio? Why would someone … Continue reading

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The Week in Mobile: Ep. 6 – Smurfs Selling Contraband


This week on ‘The Week in Mobile’, lots of buzz on the recent stats on global mobile application stores but we cut through all the iPhone and Android talk and discuss why the numbers show BlackBerry is doing the best. … Continue reading

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BlackBerry App World Generates Highest Revenue Per App


There’s been a lot of buzz recently over the IHS Screen Digest Table: Global Mobile Applications Store Ranking in 2010 and 2009. Though I’m sure you’ve seen it in many articles, I’ve included here for reference: Most of the buzz … Continue reading

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