Verizon to Launch VCAST Android App Store

Verizon to Launch VCAST Android App Store

Sep 17, 2010

Big Red is at it again. What looks to be its latest assault on Android, Verizon is planning to launch its own Android App Store. I can already see Agent Fox Mulder’s desk piling up with pages and pages of Verizon conspiracy theories. Let’s take a look at what this may or may not mean.

For developers, it’s another avenue to market their apps, but at the same time if it’s already available in Google’s Android market, why even bother? For one, the biggest complaint against the Android market is the fact that you have to sift through endless amounts of crap to find a quality app. Secondly, you have what seems to be a clone experiment gone bad with the amount of duplicate styled apps populating your pages.

Android Users More Likely to Click Advertisements

Android Users More Likely to Click Advertisements

Sep 13, 2010

Here’s some interesting news. First let me give a special mention to Android Police for this great info which came live from the AppNation conerence.

According to a recent report entitled “The State of Mobile Apps” which was compiled by the Neilsen Company (one of the largest media research companies in the world) it seems that Android users have a quick trigger finger when it comes to in app advertisements. Leading the click percentage category with 33% of users clicking on in app advertisements. In second was Windows Mobile users with 29% clicking ads followed by Apple iOS with 26%.