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BetaBait Connects App Creators With Beta Testers

BetaBait is a new company co-founded by Cody Barbierri.   They connect app creators with beta testers or “early adopters.”   This enables app startups to test their apps without having to place ads in various publications.  According to BetaBait, there are approximately 3,000 testers and 750 app startups currently signed up to the service.  Barberri was […]

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High Profile Companies Unveil New Apps at Macworld / iWorld 2012

Garmin, best known for its GPS devices, unveiled its new collection of apps at Macworld/iWorld 2012 in San Francisco.  Garmin updated its Garmin Tracker app, allowing it to work in tandem with their GTU 10 tracking system.  It uses a map as a platform on which to display his or her location, and also allows […]

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Mobile Android Health App Launched by Kaiser Permanente

Mobile Android Health App Launched by Kaiser Permanente Kaiser Permanente, a health plan, has just launched an app that will allow users to access their medical records on their Androids.  There is also an iPhone and iPad version in the works.  In the meantime, iPhone users can access their health records by connecting to an […]

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New App called Viggle Rewards Couch Potatoes for Watching TV

New App called Viggle Rewards Couch Potatoes for Watching TV On Wednesday, Function (X) Incorporated, released the much-anticipated Viggle  app that rewards users for watching television.  The app allows your iPhone or iPad to “listen” to what you are watching on TV, and gives you two points a minute for as long as you are […]

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Apple iPhone Takes Out The Most Popular Search Term In 2011

No matter how you look at it this is a simply amazing stat! Apple’s iPhone edged past the top news events, celebrities and pop stars as the top searched term on the Web in 2011, according to Yahoo! (Reuters) Yahoo has reported the iPhone has proven to be more popular than celebrity Kim Kardashian, Katy […]

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Android Closing The Gap On Apple, Microsoft Lags Behind

Google Android is closing the gap on Apple, both the IOS and Android platforms have reached the 1 billion downloads per month mark, since the Android market launch in in 2008 there have been 10 billion apps downloaded in total. The real difference between the two major players is the revenue generated by the app […]

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How A Mobile App Can Help Your Business

Mobile apps tap into a new digital marketing channel that is  growing at a faster rate than traditional browser based websites. Once your app is in the marketplace (App store) you have access to a larger pool of customers 24/7 in locations previously not available. Push notifications – Pushing a message via an app to […]

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Games = Money

Finding something that appeals to the mass market that is average can certainly make you a lot of money, think KFC, Mcdonalds (its not great food but it has mass appeal), creating a popular app will make you a fortune, no maybe’s about it. Take a look at the download volumes below and you can […]

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Making Money With Mobile Apps – Some Amazing Numbers

Millions are being made in the mobile app market and the upward trend is staggering, the rise of the “mobile app millionaire” has been rapid to say the very least. If you have an unique idea and some time and money to invest then your well on your way to a share of this massive […]

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Gmail app – Instant Flop! App Pulled

Things did not go according to plan when Google released its new gmail app for iPhone, iPad & iPod touch users on Wednesday. Soon after the much anticipated release a deluge of complaints were lodged from the first batch of users to download the app. The app was quickly pulled back for repairs and Google […]

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