HTC turns in first profitable quarter in a year

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At this point we could say HTC is used to losing money. They make great devices and yet the are unable to turn profit by selling them. Q2 was finally a successful quarter for the company, they turned first profit this year. HTC’s revenue in Q2 was NT$65 billion ($2.17 billion) out of ...

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HTC Q2 profit down 83% year on year, better than Q1 2013

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When I think about HTC, I think about classy phones like the HTC One and several others from the past few years. It’s a known fact that HTC rarely fails to impress people with their amazing smartphones – at least in terms of user experience. But lets talk about the sales – an ...

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Consumers Getting Nearly $900 in Free Apps Per Year Via Amazon Free App of the Day

We're always hearing (mostly by competitors) about how "fragmentation" is hurting Android, but in reality, it's this "fragmentation" that is providing vast choices to the Android consumer. One of those "choices" happens to be Amazon's App Store. In the beginning, many Android users were ...

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Oracle Trying to get 50% of Android’s ad Revenues

We first talked about the lawsuit between Google and Oracle a while back, to refresh your memory, Oracle after acquiring Sun Micro filed suit against Google saying that the search giant infringed on their Java property a total of seven times. Back in Android's beginning, Google decided to ...

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Urban Airship Launches In-App Purchases for Android

One of the major sources of revenue friction for developers has been the lack of a mechanism for in-app purchases within Android applications.  Google recently announced that in-app purchases were rolled out for Android, indicating for us that we would begin to see different developers and ...

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Each of us is $6 in Google’s Pocket; $10 in 2012

We all know that Google doesn’t make Android out of the goodness of its heart; it’s trying to make some money on the deal. And since it’s not selling the OS, that money comes from mobile advertising. Now, an analyst has made a calculation of just how much ad revenue Google is ...

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Millennial Media Reports Findings on Android Growth

Mobile advertising platform, Millennial Media released some interesting market analysis today, showing that Android has surpassed the iPhone on their ad network in terms of ad impressions and overall revenue. This info can be taken as as indicator as to the continued growth of the Android OS, ...

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Global App Revenue made Possible by BuzzCity

Mobile media company BuzzCity launched its new Android SDK this Tuesday following success of its recent release for BlackBerry.  The new SDK will allow developers to embed advertisements in their apps or games to provide extra revenue. This may not sound too exciting at first, but with the ...

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Android App Development is “a Viable Revenue Stream”

Arron La, developer of Advanced Task Manager, recently posted information about that app’s revenue in an effort “to highlight how Android is a viable revenue stream after reading countless stories that it is not.” La published the paid version of the app in February, 2009, ...

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