May 13th, 2013

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Mobile industry analyst Asymco has been crunching some more Apple figures, coming up with an average annual spend for iTunes users across apps, music, video and books. The number? $40 a year each, based...

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February 12th, 2013

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Apple's iTunes business, including sales of music, video, apps and e-books, is now the company's fourth largest revenue-generator behind iPhone, iPad and Mac computers, but ahead of iPods. That's according...

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January 10th, 2013

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Apple's announcement of a bunch of new iOS stats earlier this week has been providing industry analysts with food for thought on the growth of apps. Asymco's Horace Dediu has been crunching the numbers,...

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January 4th, 2013

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comScore has published its latest MobiLens figures outlining mobile and smartphone ownership in the US. The company estimates that 123.3m people in the US owned smartphones in the three months to November...

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November 27th, 2012

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There's no doubt that Android is on a real tear when it comes to smartphone sales, with an estimated 75% market share in the third quarter of this year. But what does this mean for the businesses of app...

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June 19th, 2012

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Technology blog Asymco has won plaudits for its deep dives into data from Apple and other mobile industry companies, but its latest post looks flawed. Analyst Horace Dediu digs into Apple’s financial...

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June 13th, 2012

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There’s some good analysis being done this week around Apple’s App Store numbers, and the apps market generally. Asymco notes that 49.5m apps are downloaded every day from the App Store, and...

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October 6th, 2011

Amid the endless coverage of Apple’s iPhone 4S announcement, this post by Asymco really stood out. Writer Horace Dediu analyses who Apple is targeting with the new device: current iPhone users, current...

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