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Report: Feds Let King.com Trademark the Word ‘Candy’

Written on
January 21st 2014
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS (via Mashable) — From the “Your Government at Work/You Can’t Make This Shit Up” Department: The makers behind the popular mobile game Candy Crush Saga have received a sweet treat from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Almost a year after King.com Limited initially filed a trademark claim for ... more...

How to Build an App That Keeps Users Coming Back

Written on
June 6th 2013
Author
Alan Knitowski

ADOTAS – GigaOm recently reported that over 50 billion apps have been downloaded from the Apple App Store; however, research has shown that 25% of those apps are only used once. Not only is that bad for the user as a lack of usability makes an app less engaging, but ... more...

VIDEO: Tired of Burning Your Popcorn? There’s An App For That

Written on
June 3rd 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS – Pop Secret and Deutsch LA have teamed up to create an app called Perfect Pop, which helps consumers pop the perfect bag of microwave popcorn without burning it. Perfect Pop is available for free download to any iPhone devices on Apple’s App Store or at PopSecretLabs.com. In the short time it’s been ... more...

Infographic: Breaking Into the App Store Top 10

Written on
June 3rd 2013
Author
Adotas

ADOTAS – Mobile app marketing platform Trademob put together this infographic that outlines the estimated cost of achieving a top 10 rank in the App Store. Specifically, the graphic illustrates the effects of boost/burst campaigns and how they drive organic installs. Subscribe to the free Adotas.com Newsletter addthis_url ... more...

The Top 5 Most Awesome Social Apps

Written on
June 3rd 2013
Author
Richard L. Tso

ADOTAS — The Inside Social Apps conference kicks off later this week in San Francisco, and we think it’s the perfect opportunity to showcase some of the coolest (and some unknown) social apps out there. ABI Research estimates that 56 billion smartphone apps will be downloaded in 2013, with Android accounting ... more...

The Rise and Fall of the UDID

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May 9th 2013
Author
Viki Zabala

ADOTAS — For a while, the UDID (unique device identifier) was an accidental hero: a mundane developer’s tool that became the single, most important ad tracking tool for iOS. The UDID was never supposed to be such a prominent player in mobile marketing. But as the iPhone’s popularity soared, advertising dollars ... more...

App Annie: Gap Between iOS, Google Play is Narrowing

Written on
January 31st 2013
Author
Adotas

App Annie, the app store analytics and market intelligence provider for the global app economy, published its January App Annie IndexTM analyzing major app publisher revenue and download trends across the iOS and Google Play app stores worldwide. The Index reveals very interesting and largely untold insights on what’s driving growth on both platforms, and which publishers ... more...

Analyzing the 2012 App Store Freeze

Written on
January 8th 2013
Author
Craig Palli

Well that didn’t last very long! A careful review of ranking data compiled by Fiksu indicates that the much-anticipated App Store freeze, during which app rankings in the US App Store don’t move, lasted around 20 hours this year, from about midnight to 8 pm EST on Christmas Day. Here’s ... more...

Taykey Analyzes Social Chatter Surrounding Holiday Shopping

Written on
December 7th 2012
Author
TagMan

Taykey recently analyzed the social conversation happening around holiday shopping (retailers, promotions, products). Below is a spreadsheet (click repeatedly to enlarge) that shows names of various retailers who had a significant volume of activity, and underneath, the top other terms associated with those retailers. A few interesting nuggets: Many of the terms associated ... more...

Telerik Launches Automated App Testing Service Aimed at Smaller Developers

Written on
June 20th 2012
Author
Brian LaRue

ADOTAS - Telerik, a company that provides software app development and content management tools, officially launched Test Studio for iOS, which the company says is the first app-testing product of its kind. Offered for free through Apple’s App Store, it’s an automated yet personalized tool for testing the functionality of ... more...