Android App Downloads Surpass iOS, Revenue Still Falls Short

Google Nexus 5

Android has a larger market share compared to iOS, but the case may be a little different when it comes to revenue generated from the app store.

According to a new report, Android surpasses iOS when it comes to app downloads, but that’s not the case when it comes to revenue generated from the sales of the apps. iOS developers still made more money than Android developers.

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Google Maps for iOS Updated, Shows Gmail Appointments On The Map and More

Google Maps

Google Maps is one of my favorite navigation apps on iOS at the moment, not to forget that Apple Maps have proved to be disastrous at least for me.

Recently, Google Maps for iOS was recently updated, bumping it to version 3.2. The latest update brings a handful of enhancements for the app, improving the overall user experience, and providing users with more options on the go.

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Modern Combat 5 Blackout Games Launches July 24th On Android And iOS (video)

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After being showcased at the recent E3 games conference last month Gameloft has this week officially announced that their new Modern Combat 5 Blackout game will be officially launching on July 24th 2014.

The new Modern Combat 5 Blackout game will be available on both Android and iOS devices and will be priced at $6.99 with no in-app purchases which is good to hear.

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Audibly App Transforms Multiple Smartphones Into A Surround Sound System (video)

Audibly

If you enjoy listening to music with your friends and sometimes wish you had more than one speaker to amplify and spread your music further afield.

You might be interested in a new iOS application called Audibly, which has been created to transform multiple smartphones into a surround sound music system. Check out the video after the jump to learn more about this innovative new iOS audio application.

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Skype for iPhone Gets A Big Update With Faster Performance And Improve Notifications

Skype for iphone

Recently, the folks at Skype announced a new update for Skype for iPhone, version 5, which brings a handful of features and improvements, and shares a similar look as its Android and Windows Phone counterparts.

The new app is said to be five times faster than the old version, and offers users with improved notifications, especially for those who use the app on multiple devices. Now, you notifications will be synced and will be marked as read if you’ve seen them on any other platform, be it your PC or a tablet.

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Official Watch Dogs ctOS Companion App Now Available (video)

Watch Dogs App

Watch Dogs players that enjoy hacking and navigating the streets might be interested to know that the new Watch Dogs ctOS Companion App, has now been made available on both iOS and Android devices.

Using a mobile companion application Watch Dogs mobile gamers are tasked with the mission of stopping the gamers playing Watch Dogs via their consoles and if they assist then extra bonus points are awarded.

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Marco Polo iOS App Helps Your Find Your Lost iPhone By Shouting

Macro Polo App

If like me you sometimes misplace your smartphone you might be interested in a new iOS application that has launched this week called Marco Polo.

The Marco Polo iOS application has been specifically designed to help you locate your lost iPhone by simply shouting Marco, with your smartphone responding by playing Polo, offering 30 unique Polo voice recordings to choose from to alert you of its location.

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Instagram iOS Update Removes Facebook Automatic Sharing Feature

Instagram automatic sharing

A new Instagram update has been rolled out by Facebook this week which has removed the automatic sharing of activity from the Instagram iOS application directly to Facebook users accounts.

The new Instagram 5.0.11 update is now available to download from the Apple iTunes App Store and once installed requires users to manually share images by selecting and using the share button within the application to share an image.

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Google Maps Gets A Big Update With Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Uber Support and More

Google Maps

Google Maps is my personal favorite when it comes to navigation and directions, at least for my region. It shows me the shortest possible routes, and helps me get the right directions to my destination.

Recently, the folks at Google pushed out a big update for Google Maps for Android and iOS, and introduced a number of new features and enhancements to improve the app.

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Republique Episode 2 “Metamorphosis” Game Now Available For iOS Devices (video)

Fans of the original Republique game Will be pleased to know that Republique Episode 2 “Metamorphosis” is now available to download from the Apple iTunes App Store, and is available in French, German, Spanish, Russian and Brazilian Portuguese.

Episode 2 Metamorphosis, The second episode of dystopian action-adventure game République, and a launch trailer is available to view after the jump providing you with a glimpse of the storyline and the gameplay you can expect to enjoy.

Republique Episode 2

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ParkJockey Arrives In London To Help You Find That Elusive Parking Spot

If you drive in or around London on a regular basis and have trouble finding a parking spot you might be interested in a new smartphone parking service which has arrived in the U.K.’s capital city this month called ParkJockey.

ParkJockey is available on both Android and iOS devices and allows you to search for nearby parking spaces, letting you compare prices and even book and pay for the car parking spot all from within the ParkJockey mobile application.

ParkJockey Arrives In London

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