In the technology world, the battle for app supremacy continues between Apple and Google. In the past, many articles have been written that compare the App Store and Google Play based on metrics like the number of apps, number of downloads, rate of growth, sales, market share and so on. What about unconventional metrics like the daily amount of revenue generated for developers, top publishers, revenue based on country, search functionality, price point distribution, cost of apps, revenue, and security of data? Look no further as Kinvey has created an infographic that presents an ‘uncommon comparison of the App Store vs. Google Play’ and highlights key statistics based on unconventional metrics.
How tech-savvy are your kids? Take a look around and you will see kids using tablets in the classroom, at home, and on-the-go in the family car or at activities. Simply put, tablets are being used everywhere and anywhere and have become a very popular device with kids. When it comes to the topic of tablets and kids, researchers have studied adoption rates, how tablets are being used by kids, content consumption habits, and have looked at which apps have been successfully targeted at kids. Infographics are a great way to summarize data and here are a few of the key facts that stood out in a recent infographic called ‘Tablet and Kids: The Future Consumer”:
Google just released version 2.0 of the Gmail app for iPhone and iPad. Is it time to stop using the native email app in iOS? You’ve always been able to sync your Gmail via Google Sync or just via IMAP. This allowed your email to flow into your native email on an iPhone or iPad. However, if you have a Google account or Google Apps for Business account, you may want to consider switching. Here are a few reasons why: