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The Story of Chinese Apps Banned in India

The relationship between India and China has traditionally been quite a complex one, and we’ve recently seen the tension jump into the technological field. More specifically, we’ve seen it enter the Android ecosystem and app distribution, as the Indian government decided to ban some Chinese apps in its territory. There are several reasons behind such […]

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The Success of Zoom

Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing service that is used for virtual meetings with others. Although it’s not a specific Android app, we believe it’s quite a relevant case to analyze since the way they’ve raised in the last months (with a global pandemic going on) seems very interesting for anyone involved in digital products.  […]

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How Fortnite Might Be Leading the Revolution

There’s been a lot happening between Fortnite, one of the most popular games created by Epic Games, and these two technological giants: Google and Apple. The topic is something that concerns us all: app distribution and, specifically, the unfair conditions that a semi-monopolistic economy creates for app creators. Although we’ve already spoken about what’s happening […]

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Catappult Case Study: Lords Mobile

A Catappult Case Study on how the platform helped Lords Mobile increase their revenue and user base IGG’s real-time strategy multiplayer game, Lords Mobile, boasts of more than 270 million gamers worldwide. It even won Google Play’s “Most Competitive Games” and “Android Excellence Game” awards! The big question was then, “how can Catappult further augment […]

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App Distribution Markets: Iran

As you have probably noticed already, one of our primary focuses is on emerging markets and independent app stores. Why? As mentioned in our article about indie app stores, they have proved to be a great opportunity not only for user acquisition but also for app monetization. They are growing, improving in all indicators (internet […]

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Third-Party App Stores: Tencent

With smartphone users and companies rising with time, the usage expansion of the app market is gradually becoming obvious. To some people, app stores are limited to Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. While these may seem like the largest app stores currently in the world, there are several other thriving app stores contributing […]

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App Distribution Markets: Brazil

Brazil is one of the countries where the lucrative nature of app development can be well appreciated. The country is the fifth most populous in the world, and according to statistics; they tend to be more glued to their smartphones than the other top countries around the globe. This is because of the increasing number of app ideas that […]

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