Yearly Archives: 2013


93% of customers are using iOS 6. So Apple’s published this chart recently that I’m sure most of you have seen. It claims that 93% of customers are running iOS 6 and 99% are running iOS 5 or later. If … Continue reading

50,000,000,000 Downloaded

This afternoon the 50,000,000,000th app was downloaded from the App Store and Apple is celebrating by giving away $10,000 in App Store credit to some lucky person that pushed them across that threshold. This was pretty cool. Not the giveaway … Continue reading

Winning the Lottery

What a crazy day yesterday was. First, Goalpost, my new app, was released yesterday. When I submitted it for review I just happened to select April 25 as the availability date. I kind of wanted to manually release it after it was approved, but didn’t see the option so, whatever, fine, April 25 sounds good. Little did I know at the time that WWDC tickets would also go on sale on that date. Continue reading

The Hard Part

When it comes to most things, especially if I put my mind to it, I’m fortunate enough to become pretty good them. Or at least proficient. Especially, and I hope this doesn’t come off as egotistical, at writing software. It’s … Continue reading

App Store Turnover by Category Pt. 2

Yesterday I took a look at the turnover and composition of the Top 400 grossing iPhone chart by category which is, unsurprisingly, dominated by games. 75% of the top 400 grossing apps are games. I thought today I would drill … Continue reading