Author Archives: Torsten

The Best New Apps On Android

Welcome to appbackr‘s new Smart10™ list, bringing you the best new apps on Android! A click on any app’s name in the list will bring you to its detail page in the Android Market.

This is the 10th of a series of posts about the best new apps we are able to surface using our own algorithm, called SmartApps. Read on to hear more, and stay tuned for the next posts to come!
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Android App Distribution – How To Break The Maze

Probably there’s nothing more frustrating than having developed a great app which isn’t selling in the stores at all. You were thrilled about your idea at the beginning, you were working on its development with passion, you were so proud when it was finally released. Just to see that (almost) nothing is happening. If you’re an Android developer, one of the reasons for distribution being such a pain might be the extremely fragmented market for Android apps. What’s the best Android app store for your app? Apart from the fragmentation issue, there are other aspects: is it worth having your app localized to sell it in ‘foreign’ markets as well? What price should you sell your app for to attract people and make a profit at the same time? It’s literally impossible to find out where to put your efforts into.

Just to give you a short overview, here’s a list of app stores that distribute Android apps (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_digital_distribution_platforms_for_mobile_devices for more stores):
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This week’s best new apps – brought to you by appbackr’s Smart10™ list

Welcome to appbackr‘s new Smart10™ list, bringing you the best new Android apps! Learn more about each app in the Android Market by clicking on the app’s name in the list.

This is the 9th of a series of posts about the best new apps we are able to surface using our own algorithm, called SmartApps. Read on to hear more, and stay tuned for the next posts to come!

 

 

App Category Price Downloads in Android Market
Doodle Camera Doodle Camera Photography $0.99
NFL TV Schedule NFL TV Schedule Sports $0.99
Quill Quill Productivity $1.00 [sorry, no graph available]
Sounds: The Pronunciation App Sounds: The Pronunciation App Education $6.99
Hide Caller ID Hide Caller ID Communication $1.09
Drisk Drisk Brain & Puzzle $1.99
Soccer Manager - 50 RP Soccer Manager – 50 RP Sports Games $3.99
QuickCallForward QuickCallForward Communication $0.99
Intelligent AutoReply Intelligent AutoReply Social $1.98 [sorry, no graph available]
Meditation Oasis Meditation Oasis Health & Fitness $2.99 [sorry, no graph available]

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WIPJam @ CTIA Enterprise & Applications 2011 in San Diego: appbackr pitching its wholesale marketplace and the up-and-coming distribution product Xchange

Trevor Cornwell (CEO & Founder), Matthew Gonzales (Director Developer Relations) and Torsten Weindl (Marketing) from appbackr attended the CTIA Enterprise & Applications conference in San Diego last week (11 to 13 October). We feel proud having been given the chance to pitch our marketplace and our up-and-coming app distribution product Xchange at WIP’s great event “How to Make Your Good App Great: Tool Pitches”.

Here’s what it was about:
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