Mobile Monday: Gen Z’s Mobile Gaming Behavior, Apple Revenue Reaches $64B in Q4

Posted Nov 4, 2019

Generation Z has become the largest generation globally, giving them major spending power that will only increase as they get more disposable income. The digitally native age group is still developing their brand preferences and spending habits so companies need to start fostering brand loyalty and maximizing customer lifetime value. App Annie’s recent report shares…

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Apple Event 2019 Recap: Apple Arcade, iPhone 11, and iPadOS

Posted Sep 11, 2019

This week Apple streamed its annual media event from Cupertino, CA to announce exciting and some surprising product updates and launches. While the company remains a tech juggernaut, a decline in iPhone sales has prompted a greater need to revive enthusiasm for the brand. Announcements were made about Apple Arcade, iPhone 11, and the 7th…

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Tinder and Epic are Bypassing Google’s Walled Garden — Who’s next?

Posted Jul 23, 2019

Google and Apple are currently taking 15%-30% of non-ad revenue from developers. While Android has always been seen as a more open ecosystem than iOS, Google’s own “walled garden” has become too constricting for some big developers. Since Android doesn’t require apps to be installed through the Play Store to run, these companies are trying…

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Highlights from WWDC 2019

Posted Jun 4, 2019

This week Apple kicked off their Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) 2019 with a two-hour keynote announcing updates for several of their major product lines, including iOS, Mac, macOS, Apple TV, iPad, and Apple Watch. We’ve gathered some highlights from the keynote announcements that are getting us excited in the mobile space. More Speed and SpaceApple’s…

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Digital Ad Spend Now #1 in the US; Mobile Gaming Still a Powerhouse

Posted Apr 9, 2019

If you’re a developer with an app in the app store, or an advertiser looking to reach consumers, 2019 is going to be a good year for you. A few key reports came out last week from eMarketer and NewZoo with some strong insights regarding digital advertising and mobile gaming. Here’s what you need to…

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Mobile Monday: Apple’s Chinese Headwinds & Pokémon GO’s Summer Soirees

Posted Apr 7, 2019

Apple’s year in China may not be as rosy as initially planned. The company recently revised its guidance on the quarter citing strong competition in China. On the sunnier side of things, Niantic has announced their latest set of Pokémon GO summer events around the world, taking player engagement and retention (and hopefully re-engagement) to another…

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Partner Spotlight: Adjust

Posted Mar 28, 2019

It should come as no surprise that measurement and accuracy are part of AdColony’s blood. Transparency is one of our core tenets and we like to surround ourselves with partners who think like we do. Adjust is one such partner. They’re called The Measurement Company for a reason. With offices in Berlin, San Francisco, New York, Sao…

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Mobile Monday: The GDC Dust Settles

Posted Mar 25, 2019

The dust has settled on GDC 2019. It was a show to remember, with a larger show floor than previous years and more mobile games and apps than ever, the show was a success for attendees, speakers, and for AdColony! We’ve got a quick wrap of the week’s mobile news and more this week. AdColony’s Great…

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