Ad revenue: Size does matter

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Our new buddies at inneractive just posted a new infographic drawing a direct link between screen sizes of mobile devices and click-thru rates (CTR’s) for mobile ads. The big takeaway from this is TABLETS! Check out the infographic below, and subsequent analysis at TechCrunch and GigaOm. Thanks to inneractive for creating this masterpiece. Great work, guys!


Inc. Magazine gives a “2011 in review” for Corona SDK

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It seems a tad bit early to do a “year in review” blogpost, but our spotlight yesterday in Inc. Magazine reminded us of the humbling craziness that has ensued in just the past 11 months. Sure, by now you have heard plenty about Bubble Ball from back in January — and that wasn’t just a fluke for Corona’s awesomeness!  We’ve been soldiering on behind the scenes to make Corona the best mobile app development platform on the planet, and you guys (our users) are the best example to show for that. Your success and enthusiasm it what drives us to create, as Carlos and/or Walter will likely wax poetic about in the coming weeks. In the mean time, check out Inc’s recap of our 2011 (so far!) below…


‘UK Postage Calculator’ is Britain’s #2 business app!

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While the U.S. Postal Service has been down in the dumps, the mail ponies over in Britain seem to be riding higher than ever. (…right?) Why are we bringing this up? Well, a Corona-made app called the UK Postage Calculator is being bought up en masse across the pond. So much so, in fact, that it’s now the #2 paid business app in the UK App Store! If you live in the UK and are a prolific mailer, be sure to pick up this handy app. Also worth noting: This is yet another example of a top-notch non-gaming app being made with Corona SDK… Just sayin’!  


‘Car Seat Helper’ on NBC News Arizona!

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Our latest App of the Week just got some shine on Phoenix, Arizona’s own 12 News Today morning show. Car Seat Helper was spotlighted as a crucial app for parents to use in their child safety seat shopping and installation endeavors. Check out the video segment below, and get the app in the  App Store or Android Market (it’s free too!). Special thanks to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital for releasing the app, and MediaKube for choosing Corona SDK to make it.