Tag Archives: Handango
Rating: We know who No.1 is but who is No.6? Patrick McGoohan?
Whilst researching GetJar’s place in the mobile apps market, this GoMo News hack discovered there’s no really comprehensive guide to online sites which offer mobile phone app downloads. This is a swift fix for that omission. Continue reading
Rating: Shame we can’t accessa European version of the promo
Frustratingly, when online mobile software vendor, Handango, provided GoMo News with some insight into which handsets are proving most successful for mobile app sales, there was a glitch. The catch was that this insight was US rather than European based. Continue reading
The open application store industry is where iPhone will see competition. PocketGear has bought out Handango
Mobile applications are often the subject of some seriously ostentatious advertising and promotion. Apple regularly quotes its most recent “billion” landmark, and the Wholesale Application Community announcement at MWC last week was the very definition of grandstanding. But in the older market of platform agnostic app stores, things are quickly getting very interesting. Todays announcement that PocketGear has bought out competitor Handango is only the most recent of several interesting developments.
Independent mobile store Handango has issued an interesting metrics release. The content and app seller is reporting that both Blackberry and mobile games have been doing great business in the first half of 2009. Mobile games accounted for 25% of all apps sold in during H1, while for the first time Blackberry has become the dominant platform on the Handango buyers list. Continue reading
This afternoon, I went over the the San Francisco Hilton to attend the Handango Future Forum. This was one of the more interesting events at CTIA 2008 SF. One of the sessions that I sat in on was the Panel: “Fast Forward: The Future of Mobile Content Retailing”. The panel was quite refreshing in [...]