Apple Crosses 25B Download Mark at App Store

Apple hit another milestone over the past weekend: more than 25 billion apps from the iTunes App Store have been downloaded. As you might expect, the world’s most valuable company celebrated that achievement by awarding  a US$10,000 iTunes gift card to the user who downloaded app number 25,000,000,000. Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China probably had […]

Galaxy Nexus Smartphone coming to Bell and Virgin Mobile in December

Last month Google and Samsung announced the Galaxy Nexus smartphone, the first Android smartphone to come with Ice Cream sandwich natively installed.

Today in a downtown meeting with representatives from Samsung, I had the chance to see the new smartphone in action and learn more about its launch in Canada.

Report: Number of Android Market apps now over 300,000

A recent report by Research2Guidance detailing the size of the Android Market has found that more than 320,000 apps are now available for download from the Android Market.

The researchers estimate that, by the end of September 2011, over 500,000 apps had been initially published on the Android Market but over 37% had been removed for various reasons.

Mobile App sales expected to top $15 Billion in 2011

Worldwide revenue from the sale of of mobile applications is projected to surpass $15.1 billion in 2011, up 190 percent from $5.2 billion in 2010, according to research firm Gartner.

The revenue estimates consist of both end users buying applications from Mobile App stores and the advertising revenue generated from the applications themselves.