‘Blast Monkeys’ hits #1 in Android Market!

It was bound to happen again! A few short months after a Corona-made game topped the free chart in the App Store, another one has done the same in the Android Market. Yes, the ridiculously fun Blast Monkeys just beat out heavyweights like Angry Birds and Words with Friends to take the #1 spot in the Android […]

‘Blast Monkeys’ verging on #1 in Android Market

Imagine my (and especially Carlos’) surprise when we saw this last night… …That’s right! Blast Monkeys by Yobonja has been teetering between #2 and #1 last night in the Android Market’s “Arcade & Action” category. This comes only a few months after Bubble Ball hit #1 overall in the Apple App Store, and continues the […]

The Day the Earth Stood Still

Today, Apple introduced its Lion operating system and with it a bunch of new features. It also announced that over 25 million iPads have been sold since its launch last April, and other Mac-related numbers like the volume of apps downloaded from the App Store and music served — it’s simply staggering! But enough about Apple and […]

The Fate of Android

Today, Android’s openness to OEM’s is a blessing and a curse. And if you’re trying to develop software on Android, it feels more like the latter. The same fragmentation challenges we faced getting Flash Lite to work on the variety of Nokia smartphones (Symbian Series 60) apply to shipping an Android app. On top of that, Android […]

2011 will be the year of Android…

…Or so claims this piece over at CNN-Fortune. We’ve seen over the past year how the Android platform is poised to pass Apple’s iPhone in users and available apps. This has, of course, flared up passions on both sides as Android and iOS pundits alike craft arguments pointing to the supposedly inevitable demise of the other. In […]