• iPhone and Android Users Score New Tool to Stop Robocalls

    This week, YouMail announced an update to the free YouMail Intelligent Call Management application for Android and iPhone that “automatically stops most annoying spam robocallers.” According to an announcement emailed to MMW, this Smart Blocking feature addresses “a critical and growing consumer problem, as the...

  • Apptentive Wants to Help You Assess How Your App Stacks Up Against The Competition

    The team at Apptentive is out with a new report designed to help app publishers and companies assess how their wares stack up against the competition. The report as well as the infographic shared below delve into some of the most burning questions publishers have about their creations. “Data included in the report serves as …   Read More

  • Testing for Success in Mobile

    The following is a guest contributed post from Dave Bell, the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Gummicube. Mobile development can get expensive, and while you may want your app to match your ideal vision of perfection before fully launching it in the app stores, it could lead to lost opportunities in collecting valuable user …   Read More

  • App Store Sales Topped $10 Billion Last Year

    Only on select occasions will Apple issue a press release touting a milestone for its mobile app storefront. But on Tuesday, it was one of those rare occasions. According to the iDevice-maker, App Store sales ballooned to more than $10 billion last year. In fact, customers spent over $1 billion in December alone. App Store …   Read More

  • Apple Finally Brings Holiday Tradition to iOS in the U.S.

    Last night, Apple rolled out its annual holiday season giveaway app in the iOS App Store for the first time in the United States. “From 26 December – 6 January, you can download a gift each day—songs, apps, books, movies, and more—with the 12 Days of Gifts app,” Apple explains. If you’re not familiar with …   Read More

  • App Store Tops 1 Million Apps Milestone

    It’s a milestone achievement for the iOS app ecosystem and the innovative developers behind the plentiful array of apps that entertain and inform us like nothing else. According to the latest industry data, Apple’s App Store now contains more than one million iOS apps. App discovery platform Appsfire was first to report the news.   Read More

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    Mobile Apps: The Year’s Hottest Digital Stocking Stuffers

    It’s the holiday shopping dilemma we’ve all faced: not knowing what to get the guy or gal who has it all. For those unlucky shoppers with friends and family who are simply impossible to shop for, here’s a suggestion to take your holiday shopping outside the box. This holiday season, why not give the gift …   Read More

  • Apple Tweaks App Store Search Functionality

    Apple has updated its App Store search engine to ostensibly improve the general user experience as well as improve one of the most commonly experienced problems apparent in the app search process – incorrect search results returning from misspelled queries. According to TechCrunch, Apple is bolstering the search process by directly combating typos. This effort …   Read More

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    New Report Focuses on App Store Maturity

    Apple, Google, and Amazon preside over three of the world’s largest mobile app stores. But which is the most “mature” of this superior lot? According to Pfeiffer Report’s “2013 App Store Maturity Shootout,” Apple still reigns supreme. “The combined results of the four different benchmarks and evaluations,” the report reads, indicate that Apple is clearly …   Read More

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    2013 App Revenues Projected to Top $15 Billion

    Mobile apps have taken their cash-generating prowess to an entirely new level this year. By the end of 2013, IHS projects that the app ecosystem will have raked in revenues totaling $15.5 billion. When it’s all said and done, 90 billion smartphone and tablet apps will have been downloaded in 2013. That’s nearly double 2012’s …   Read More