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The Best of 2021 — A List of App Stores for Android Apps

The Best of 2021 — A List of App Stores for Android Apps

Way back in 2008, in the earliest days of the mobile app economy, Android apps could only be found on Google Play. Today, however, there are a variety of third-party app stores for Android apps. We’ve ranked the most popular. In this article, we ... - read more »

Inventory Partner Domain Sharing for Connected TV Apps

Inventory Partner Domain Sharing for Connected TV Apps

The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has released guidance for ads.txt and app-ads.txt inventory partner domain sharing for the connected TV (CTV) and over-the-top (OTT) landscape. In this blog post, we recap app-ads.txt and briefly explain ... - read more »

Travel Apps Surge as the US Prepares to Lift Restrictions

Travel Apps Surge as the US Prepares to Lift Restrictions

With the United States set to relax travel restrictions for fully-vaccinated visitors, we used our app intelligence solutions to analyze how three of the top Android travel apps — Booking.com, Airbnb, and Expedia — have performed during ... - read more »

How to Get App Insights for App Analysis

How to Get App Insights for App Analysis

One of the more common questions that we at 42matters receive is whether it’s possible to get app insights for app analysis. The answer, of course, is yes! In this blog post, we discuss the world of mobile app and game intelligence, as well as how ... - read more »

How the Top 5 Language Learning Apps Fared During COVID-19

How the Top 5 Language Learning Apps Fared During COVID-19

We used our app intelligence solutions to analyze how the top five language learning apps have performed during the COVID-19 pandemic. One of the consequences of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has been the rise of remote learning. At one point in ... - read more »

Top 5 WhatsApp Alternatives in 2021

Top 5 WhatsApp Alternatives in 2021

We used our app intelligence solutions to analyze the top five alternatives to WhatsApp following Facebook’s October 2021 outages. On Monday, October 4th, 2021, the tech giant Facebook suffered a global outage that lasted approximately six hours. ... - read more »

NEW: App Ratings History APIs for Android and iOS

NEW: App Ratings History APIs for Android and iOS

We’ve added two new API endpoints! The Google Play Weekly App Ratings History API and the Apple App Store Weekly App Ratings History API can be used to retrieve comprehensive historical ratings for any Android or iOS app available on Google Play or the ... - read more »

Top 5 US Neobanks vs Top 5 US Traditional Banks

Top 5 US Neobanks vs Top 5 US Traditional Banks

We’ve leveraged our app intelligence solutions to identify the top five neobank apps in 2021 based on downloads. We then compared these neobanks to apps from the top traditional banks based in the United States. A few weeks ago, we wrote about the ... - read more »

What Are Mobile App Analytics?

What Are Mobile App Analytics?

Mobile app analytics refers to the systematic analysis of data collected from mobile apps and the broader mobile app economy. In this article, we will endeavor to answer some of the most frequently asked questions concerning mobile app analytics, ... - read more »

Top 5 “Buy Now, Pay Later” Apps in 2021

Top 5 “Buy Now, Pay Later” Apps in 2021

We’ve leveraged our app intelligence solutions to identify the top five “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) apps in 2021 based on downloads. We then compared these apps using our analytics tools, focusing on their download histories, ratings, top ... - read more »