Over 50% of all mobile apps are dead in the water

Stardust, a French company that tracks and validates apps through the supply chain in mobile app stores, has released an infographic overview of its recent findings. According to the research, over 700,000 of apps have less than 10 reviews, or have never been updated, effectively making them useless as products in the marketplace.

The stats behind those mobile apps



The results of a recent survey confirm that two-thirds of app users have spent money on an application on at least one occasion.



This iPhone app is shooting for the moon

A startup company known as Moon Express Inc. has deployed a new app developed by CrowdOptic to give researchers and fanboys an augmented reality experience of shuttle launches.

Tweetbot for iPhone renews the Twitter for mobile addiction

Twitter is one of those tools that’s especially cool when used on your mobile phone. The problem? Most Twitter for mobile clients absolutely suck.

Obama re-evaluates social media campaign for 2012

President Obama’s groundbreaking social media campaign was partly credited for his 2008 success, but four years later, the game has certainly changed.

Mobile app makers probed over privacy concerns

Federal prosecutors in New Jersey are investigating whether certain smartphone applications illegally obain or transmit information about their users without proper disclosure.

Mobile app e-tailer PocketGear buys rival Handango

PocketGear has announced its acquisition of Handango, combining the two mobile app services and offering a centralized outlet for more than 140,000 applications. Both sites are still being maintained separately.