Some of you might have seen this recent article on TUAW which indicates that Apple takes in 74% of Mobile App Revenue even though Google is #1 in downloaded apps.  Well Google better be #1 in downloaded apps ,there are many more devices out there.  In an case, this number won’t always stay this way.  It needs to change or everyone will just code for Apple.  However, even if more revenue is generated by Apple’s platform, you should still code for both Google and Apple minimally.  No app should exist solely on one platform.  It’s stupid because there are over a billion Android and iOS devices in the word.  Why cut your options in half just because Apple should get you[…]

If you aren’t familiar with this application, then check it out for the iPhone.  What’s it about?  Well, it’s not the prettiest application, but it allows you to pretty much stream any song you want.  How the heck do they get away with this?  Spotify, Pandora, Amazon, Apple and so forth all have some fee mechanism in place.  And not only can you create playlists, you can actually sync the music so that if you are offline, you have access to it. Did it find a loophole?  Does anyone know how they are?  I don’t know but wouldn’t be shocked if the app got removed.

Check out this article here.  If you aren’t familiar with Whatsapp, it’s a messaging platform that exists on pretty much every mobile device.  It was and is the leader.  There really isn’t anything fancy about the app; it’s just that it works on so many platforms and it has so many users.  It of course uses your data connection, whether it be wifi or 2g/3g/4g.  Furthermore, you can add voice, text, media, location, contact information to any message.  It’s pretty easy and simple.  They have been atop the rankings in the Apple Store for a long time.  This company is in a solid position and if Google does intend to buy them, Whatsapp has the upper hand. There are competitors[…]