April 20th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Facebook’s messaging app WhatsApp has a new milestone: 800 million monthly active users. CEO Jan Koum announced the news on his Facebook profile, complete with a passive-aggressive jab at journalists...

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July 22nd, 2014 by Music Ally Blog

We’ve regularly written about mobile firm Flurry over the last five years: it regularly publishes data harvested from the apps that use its analytics service, to help people understand trends in...

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April 23rd, 2014 by Stuart Dredge


Apps are interesting for the music industry beyond the growth of specific 'music' apps. All genres of apps, including games and social networking, are competing with music for attention and disposable...

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February 21st, 2014 by Music Ally

Two of the most prominent mobile analytics firms have published their latest research into the apps market, providing plenty of food for thought.

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January 29th, 2014 by Music Ally


Mobile app usage grew by 115% in 2013 according to new data published by mobile analytics firm Flurry

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November 20th, 2013 by Music Ally

Mobile analytics firm Flurry has published some research into what's happening with devices and apps in South Korea.

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July 19th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


Having written about Bjork's Biophilia, Lady Gaga's ARTPOP and other album-as-app projects, we regularly get asked to comment for media stories about whether 'album apps are the future for music'. As...

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April 26th, 2013 by Stuart Dredge


We've written a lot about apps and music in the last five years, not just about apps for artists and music discovery, but apps as an increasingly important delivery channel for digital music, whether Pandora,...

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April 4th, 2013 by Music Ally

Mobile analytics firm Flurry has published its latest data on how people are using iOS and Android devices.

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