Android captures 85% market share, Chinese smartphone vendors outpace Apple and Samsung

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Android 85% market share

This week’s newsrooms were buzzing with excitement as new reports indicate massive growth and new powerful contenders in the smartphone race. Here are the highlights: Motorola slowly rises from the ashes in 2014 Shortly after the merger with Lenovo in 2013, Motorola has (surprised) mobile-industry skeptics and made a fast turnaround in 2014. According to insiders that spoke with The Information’s Amir Efrati, Motorola is Amir expects to sell between 28 and 32 million smartphones this year, up from about…

Introducing the 1Button App, from our friends in Seattle, Amazon

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SweetLabs Amazon App

Developers and companies of all sizes turn to SweetLabs to distribute their apps to millions of users across our rapidly growing app install network. We’re pleased to share how Amazon has brought their suite of services to users across the world through a partnership with SweetLabs. Of course we all know Amazon for being ‘The Everything Store.’ But beyond the convenience of being able to buy anything and everything, Amazon also offers an arsenal of awesome services, and we’re pleased…

24% of app developers make no money, tablets on the rise, and PC sales flatline

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At SweetLabs we’re always closely watching the technology news ticker, and we’re going to start sharing some of the news bytes that catch our eye on a weekly basis. Let us know if there’s anything we should be paying attention to! 24% of app developers who want to make money, don’t make any. VisionMobile Ltd. surveyed over 10,000 app developers to investigate the latest trends in smartphone market share, revenue growth, and platform mindshare. VisionMobile found that nearly 24% of all…

Nǐ hǎo! We’re opening an office in China!

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SweetLabs China

要查看中国版本,请访问这里 As one of the very first employees at SweetLabs, I’ve been lucky enough to witness firsthand the growth of our company and app distribution in general, from a niche market to a global industry that is exploding across the world. There is no place in the world where that is more evident than China. Last month, as we were readying our new App Install Platform for launch, I spent a couple weeks in China discussing new opportunities with developers…

Introducing the App Install Platform for Device Manufacturers

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SweetLabs App Install Platform

Today, we’re excited to launch a new offering that will enable device manufacturers to simultaneously improve revenues and user experience – the SweetLabs App Install Platform. Our App Install Platform consists of cloud-based services and client-side software to help manufacturers of any Android or Windows device (“OEMs”) better monetize and differentiate their products through apps. The App Install Platform is the manifestation of the app solutions we’ve provided to users and developers over the years. Our Pokki product, for example,…