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Let us guess… You are currently optimising your apps for the newly launched iOS 8 and almost ready to submit?

We wanted to inform you our iOS SDK is now fully compatible with Apple’s latest OS and Xcode. We highly recommend all publishers who use the Appsfire SDK to take a moment to update before submitting their app.

Update to the latest Appsfire iOS SDK

This 2.4.1 update includes:

Compatibility with iOS 8 and Xcode 6 Optimisations for the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus Minor bug fixes and stability improvements

Learn more about our revamped Sushi and our latest features here.

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What happened in the App Store in November?

note: the december report will be published soon too…

Interestingly, many Rovio apps left the Top 25 in November:

Angry Birds Free, Angry Birds, Angry Birds Rio Free for iPhone Angry Birds HD Free, Angry Birds Rio HD Free, Angry Birds Seasons HD FreeAngry Birds Seasons HD, Angry Birds Space HD, Angry Birds Rio HD  for iPad This could be explained by the fact that the new versions of Angry Birds Star Wars and Angry Birds Star Wars HD were launched and they reached the Top 25 Paid App list the month of their launch. iBooks lost its first place position and fell to #23 for the iPhone and #14 for iPad. WhatsApp Messenger gained 13 places and is now the #1 [...]Read more

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As we do every month, we are happy to present you the new edition of our App Score Report, which can be considered as the quality score report of the best apps. Every month we highlight what were best apps in different categories based on a set of quality parameters, regardless of their rank.

TOP 25 Ever – iPhone – Game

Hidden Objects: Gardens of Time (Disney) and 2 other apps left the TOP 25 Free apps. Pirates of the Caribbean: Master of the Seas (Disney) and 2 other apps enters the TOP 25 Free apps. FIFA 11 by EA SPORTS™ and Scramble With Friends left the TOP 25 Paid apps. FIFA 11 becomes obsolete with the launch of FIFA 13 Temple Run: Brave (launched in June) enters the TOP 25

TOP 25 Ever – [...]Read more

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As we promised last month, we will compile a monthly App Score Report, and this is the July edition.

So what are the main movements for July?

TOP 25 Ever – iPhone – Game Move the Box, Paper Toss, Logos Quiz Game & 2 other apps left the TOP 25 Free apps. Angry Birds Games fulfills the Top 25: Angry Birds Lite (#5), Angry Birds Free (#6), Angry Birds Rio Free (#15), Angry Birds Seasons Free (#21). SCRABBLE left the Top 25 Paid apps and its App Score dropped from 96 to 12! The new update really upset users. TOP 25 Ever – iPhone – Non Game Evernote and Movies by Flixster, with Rotten Tomatoes & 2 other apps left the Top 25 Free apps. [...]Read more

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We all know there are 650 000 apps live in the app store (actually more than that)

We all know which apps are the most popular in terms of downloads. Just open iTunes’ App store and find out.

We all know which apps are the best ones. Find out in Appsfire’s App score report

But do you know which words are the most popular in terms of App Titles?

The Appsgenome lies at the heart of Appsfire’s tools and services and it can be accurately described as, ‘the source of Appsfire’s intelligence.’

We were curious to discover which words developers are choosing for their apps titles. The title of an app is a key element in its marketing. Something which can grab the attention of the consumer is going to drive most traffic and lead to increased downloads.

It is after the App icon (sometimes before) [...]Read more