The Mobile App Jungle

New app search engine Knicket, has released a new infographic called “The Mobile App Jungle”. Some interesting stats: By 2017, it is expected that there will be more than 200 billion app downloads per year and 94.5% of all mobile apps will be free. This is significant as the average person spends 127 minutes in mobile apps per day.


Is Mobile Healthcare the Future?

Is mobile healthcare the future? This is the question that many mobile app users and healthcare professionals are asking. Mobile health or mHealth is projected to be a 26 billion dollar industry by 2017. With over 97,000 health and fitness related mobile apps currently on Google Play and Apple App Store, and 4 million downloads per day, it is difficult to deny the rising popularity of the industry. Check out the infographic below to find out more interesting stats on the mobile healthcare industry.

State of Mobile Apps

One cannot think of modern society with electronic communication and the heart of communication lies in mobile phones, running on these smartphones are mobile apps. Hardly any of us would have imagined that the market of mobile apps will grow at such a pace. The market of mobile apps has risen to about $25 Billion in 2013 alone. Mobile apps have effected nearly every aspect of our lives from economy to education, and entertainment, mobile phone and smart devices are every where. To tell you more here is an infographic on The State of Mobile Apps by TechAhead Software.

How to Monetize Your Mobile App

Mobile app developers face a unique problem these days: Smartphone users love free apps. They just aren’t willing to pull out their credit cards to pay. That means developers face a conundrum when attempting to profit from their creations: They want to create a top-quality app experience but need to earn money to improve and make a living. So what’s the solution?

The infographic below, compiled by StartApp, spells out strategies developers can use to profit from their creations without disrupting the in-app experience or otherwise annoying users. StartApp, a monetization and distribution platform for mobile apps, is a search engine add-on. Its mobile solution is now being used in more than 15,000 apps and surpassed 500 million downloads this month.

Some key takeaways from the infographic include:

In 2012, mobile apps earned $30 billion, but 89% of all app downloads are free
From 2011 to 2012, there was a 27% drop in paid app revenue
In-app advertising (a free app featuring in-app advertisements) is 11 times more effective than banner ads

Can a Mobile App really improve learning

As mobile devices march toward ubiquity, they’re finding their way into the hands of our earliest learners. Just as parents and educators questioned the quality of children’s television content in its early days, so are they beginning to ask questions about the quality of mobile device content aimed at children.

This infographic presents a case for evidence-based mobile app education during early childhood.