Streaming music apps face App Store approval roadblock
Remember when Spotify submitted its iPhone app to Apple? It got the green light after a longer-than-usual approval process, as did Rhapsody's. However, TechCrunch claims that Apple may have changed its policy since then....
June 14, 2010
New iPhone music games from Sprite and Slash
Fizzy drink brand Sprite has launched a new iPhone music game called Sprite Spark Music Mixer. It gets players to mix and match samples against the clock, and then share the resulting tracks on Facebook. The app features...
June 10, 2010
Nielsen reveals mobile app stats
The average iPhone owner has 37 apps installed on their phone, compared to 22 for Android owners, and just 10 for BlackBerry owners. That's one of the headline stats from Nielsen's new App Playbook report, which finds that...
June 2, 2010
Touch Mix apps for Fatboy Slim and Gigolo Records
iPhone developer Touch Mix has launched its latest branded remix apps: one for Fatboy Slim, and one for German dance label International DeeJay Gigolo Records.
May 21, 2010
iPhone gets licensed lyrics app
There are hundreds - and possibly thousands - of unlicensed lyrics apps for iPhone, which doesn't yet seem to have attracted the ire of publishers that unlicensed websites have
May 10, 2010
iPhone, Android and BlackBerry users like the same apps
It seems users of different smartphones aren't so different when it comes to their app preferences. Research from Facebook app discovery service Mplayit shows that the most popular apps on iPhone, Android and BlackBerry tend...
January 14, 2010
Samsung unveils its app store for TVs
One of Samsung's big announcements at the CES show last night was its new Samsung Apps store, which is designed to be fully cross-platform, working on mobile phones, Blu-ray players and connected TVs. That means people -...
January 7, 2010
Android Market now has more than 20,000 apps
Okay, so it's not the 100,000+ of iPhone's App Store, but Google's Android Market is picking up steam, passing the 20,000 milestone according to analytics site AndroLib.
December 16, 2009
90% of mobile app stores will fail, says GetJar
You might not have heard of GetJar, but it was one of the first mobile app stores to launch - even before Apple's. Its CEO Ilja Laurs has come out with some predictions for the next year in mobile, saying that while the app...
December 3, 2009
Sony eschews apps in favour of mobile-optimised artist sites
Not everyone is jumping onto the iPhone apps bandwagon we wrote about in the Music Ally Report yesterday.
November 13, 2009
TwitterPeek – a device just for tweeting
If Droid is a do-everything handset, then TwitterPeek is the opposite: it does one thing and one thing only - access Twitter.
October 29, 2009