Are Android users cheap?


There have been a number of articles and research on how much less Android users spend vs iOS users. The latest research from Lightspeed Research confirms that this is still the case: Now with Android currently being the dominant OS, you would think that demographically both Android and iOS should represent a broad selection of… Read more »

CodeNgo on Aussie Tech Heads


CodeNgo’s Chris Jones was interviewed by Aussie Tech Heads last week. This is a video blog for the really, really tech interested people in Australia. Not only did they like us, they wanted to introduce us to VCs! This was a fun one to be part of, and hopefully only the first of many. The… Read more »

CodeNgo supporting 10 new app stores and enhancing UI


Today we’re excited to announce several enhancements to our AppStore Submissions Service that we hope will improve your CodeNgo experience. The first is that we have added 10 new app stores to our Pro & Business plans bringing the total number of stores available through our Appstore Submissions Service to 20. New stores include Vodafone, Soc.io Mall… Read more »

Carnival of the Mobilists #278


We are thrilled to be hosting our first Carnival of the Mobilists, which we shamelessly take as a hallmark of the quality of our writings :).  We have come across several good stories this week to share with the mobile community. Device fragmentation, testing and lessons from LiMo Jonathan Kohl writes about what a mobile… Read more »

Google Analytics for your app – a key tool for developers coming soon


Google almost very quietly last week announced their new engine for in-app analytics. The new Mobile App Analytics plugin looks very impressive, and allows for both the usual you expect from Google, such as analyzing where visitors come from, usage engagement metrics, setting goals for user behavior and more.  Perhaps one of the more exciting… Read more »

Going local: The importance of language for mobile app revenues


You’ve spent all the hard work making the app – designing, coding, testing, debugging, debugging, debugging, porting – and finally you are ready to publish it world wide to as many app stores as you can, but with one problem: Your app – and the associated marketing material – is in one language, possibly two…. Read more »

Is Microsoft coming back in favor with app developers?


“Windows Phone is the new cool” touts Vision Mobile’s latest Developer Economics report. In it, they point to the fact that 57% of developers plan to adopt Windows Phone very soon.  At CodeNgo we’ve had a chance to play with the Lumia 900, and it is not a bad device at all, albeit with quite… Read more »

Should you sell your mobile app?


You’ve spent months(?) slaving away creating the next cool app. You drop it in iTunes and/or Google Play and sit and wait. And wait. And wait. Chances are you will make very little money. Research from Vision Mobile has shown that most developers are disappointed with revenues (Do check out their latest Developer Economics report!… Read more »