Coca Cola’s Beautiful Live Wallpaper is AdMob Case

Most of us that are running 2.2 on our phones are using, or have at least tried, the live wallpapers.  They are fun and entertaining, and give our phones that je ne sais quoi “WOW” factor when we are showing it off to others. For years, Coca-Cola has been bringing us pictures of ...

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Ads Within Apps, the Rovio Approach

Simply put, ads within apps can be a sore topic on all sides.  Nobody likes to see ads popping up every time they perform an action on their phone. Yet developers have to do something to offset their efforts.  How do they do this yet still release the app/game into the market for free? They... ...

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New AdMob Report Shows Android Now Holds 33% Market Share in North America

AdMob has just released their May 2010 Mobile Metrics Report, and the results are extremely impressive for the Android OS.  The stats (which are from May 2010, not June) put Android at a 33% share in North America, with iOS holding on to their 54% share. This is good news for Android fanboys ...

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AdMob Report Breaks Down Where Android Traffic Comes From

The latest AdMob metrics report is out and it gives some insight into how the composition of Android phones. Did you know that as of March, there 12 manufacturers with 34 different Android devices? Yup. Further, 96 percent of Android’s traffic comes from 11 handsets. That’s a heck ...

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Latest AdMob Report Shows Android Eating Symbian’s Share of Pie

AdMob released their February 2010 report last week and it confirms what we’ve been seeing and saying for the last year or more: Android is growing very quickly and it’s chopping away at the competition.  Over the span of 12 months, Android has gone from 2 percent smart phone market ...

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Android Users Consume More Ads

AdMob’s just-released report (pdf) of mobile ad data from February, 2010 includes great news for our favorite operating system, noting that “Android was the fastest growing operating system in the AdMob network year-over-year.” But more importantly, putting the report in the ...

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Latest AdMob Shows Android Users are Mostly Dudes

The January AdMob report (PDF) is out today and it shines a little bit of light on who the typical Android users are.  We already know that Android growth is steady, but just are the people using these phones?  As it turns out, we’re mostly Android Guys.  See what we did there? Did you ...

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Latest AdMob Report Shows Android Drinking Microsoft’s Milkshake

The latest AdMob metrics report is out today and it’s nothing we haven’t seen yet.  To sum it up quickly, Android continues to grow both here in the US and abroad.   In the span of one year Android traffic (in the AdMob network) has grown from 1% overall to 16%  for North America ...

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AdMob Report Indicates Android Growing Rapidly

Another month, another great report from AdMob.  We know Android is gaining ground in the smart phone market, especially here in the US.  But where does it come from and who’s piece of the pie is being eaten by the lovable green robot?  As turns out, the iPhone is starting to see their ...

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Greystripe offers Android Developers Another Way to Monetize Apps

Greystripe, a mobile advertising network specializing in rich media, has started offering their ad formats to Android developers looking for effective ways to monetize their applications. After delivering ads on over 300 million games and apps for iPhone and Java, the company is expanding into ...

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Android Application Tsunami Coming?

Everything that can be invented – has already been invented. – Charles Duell, Commissioner of the United States Patent Office, 1899 I have to admit that my trips to the Android Market have significantly stalled over the last few weeks after noticing a decrease in apps that I felt ...

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Three Months In, Android Has 5% of US Smartphone Market Share

According to recent figures released by AdMob Mobile Metrics, Android has grabbed 5% of the US smart phone market.  This is up from 3% in January.  Not too shabby for a clunky device, is it? Did you know you can advertise your app on AndroidGuys?

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