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, 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 »

3 things you need to know as a mobile app developer before considering subscription models

Both Google and Amazon are touting subscription as the thing you should be looking at if you are a mobile app developer. The principle is quite simple as described by Amazon: So essentially it allows you to set up a recurring charge, but with very little other functionality. Google’s subscription is more advanced and ties… Read more »

In-app subscription – a Game Changer?

Google recently announced they will be supporting subscription billing in their in-app billing engine. A Senior Vice President for Glu said “In-app subscriptions allow us to offer entirely new types of products, things that just weren’t possible before,” — “This is huge for us and game developers in general.” So will subscription really be this… Read more »