Apple’s iTunes users spend $40 a year on average
If you've yet to have your fill of pretty charts about Apple's iTunes, check out Asymco's latest piece of analysis on how the company's content business is growing. It brings together the most recent figures from Apple,...
May 13, 2013
The changing face (and profits) of Apple’s iTunes Store
Apple has long maintained that its iTunes Store is a breakeven business, with the margins made on selling music (and more recently films, TV shows, e-books and apps) cancelled out by the costs of running the store. If...
March 25, 2013
Apps now account for a third of all iTunes revenues
Analyst firm Asymco claims iTunes as a whole, including the App Store and iBookstore, now generates $12bn of Apple's gross revenues a year.
January 10, 2013
Smartphone conversion rates in the US soar
Asymco's estimate that more than 550k Americans are switching from feature phones to smartphones every week – a rate that could see the US being all-smartphone sometime in 2015.
January 4, 2013
Apple has sold 680m mobile devices… and 60% are still in use
Apple gave some new figures on its iOS business last week at WWDC: 365m iPhones, iPads and iPod touches sold so far, and 400m registered iTunes accounts with credit card details.
June 19, 2012
iOS app revenues could overtake iTunes music sales by 2014
If you don't have Asymco on your bookmarks lists, it's well worth adding - every day the site digs into some aspect of the mobile industry in some statistical depth. Its latest post looks to contract iTunes Store music revenues...
June 16, 2011