The top 100 grossing Newsstand iPad apps are generating +$70,000/day in the US.
24% of those that download a single issue tend to obtain a full digital subscription. While 17% end up buying a printed copy at a newsstand.
Apple is winning the tablet app download race, with cumulative iPad app downloads, since inception, reaching 3 billion.
67 of the top UK Apple App Store apps were benchmarked to assess the top ranked apps. Amazon, Waterstones and Debenham ranked the top mobile retail apps.
New app discovery by Android and iOS app users occurs mainly through their app store (63%).
Apple leading in paid mobile app revenue 12 to 1 and has earned an estiimated $4.9 billion in revenue.
Angry Birds apps have created a huge following with a majority of users feeling relaxed and occasionally addicted when playing. The most susceptible are single young males who will pay and play on an Android device.
History of all major app stores and where they stand currently - App Store, Android Market, Windows Market Place and Palm App Catalog.
The number of new unique apps in the Android Market (500k+) will soon equal Apple’s App Store (600k).
iPhone has largely dominated the smartphone market since its inception in 2007 till 2010, but now Google’s Android has also begun to develop an ecosystem of their own thanks to its partnerships with top OEMs.