Here’s your chance to start monetizing your Android applications! App Developers Challenge 2012 is Malaysia’s first localized Android application challenge brought to you by Celcom LEDC (League of Extraordinary Developers Challenge) in collaboration with MyAppZil, with the full endorsement of MDEC (Multimedia Development Corporation).
Your skills and creativity could win you an all-expense-paid trip to Korea worth RM25K (USD8K) for a 1-week industrial training on application development with Ubi-Nuri, the 1st independent app store operator in Korea with more than 6,500 apps and a talent pool of 1,100 developers worldwide.
Find out more about this upcoming Launch.
Event Details of the LAUNCH
When: Wednesday 5th of September 2012
Where: Chef n Brew, Damansara Heights, 1 Jalan Medan Setia 1, Bukit Damansara, 50490 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
For those interested in learning Android application development, a full-day intensive workshop is happening this August in Myanmar. It will hold a series of lectures from experienced developers and guided self discovery hands-on sessions to coach and guide participants about coding and programming their own application ideas. This workshop will serve as a useful platform for participants to not only learn Android app development together, but also share knowledge and connect with new Android developer friends. Read more
What is GeekCamp? Conference for the geeks. No startup talks. No how to get rich talks. This is purely a tech conference where programmers of all walks of life come and share about the interesting parts of the trade. Whether you are a PHP, Ruby or Python web programmer or a mobile developer in iOS, Android, Blackberry OS and Windows Phone 7, you cannot give this a miss. If you want to meet the best geeks in town, then sign up here. Read more
Recently, I was invited by the incubator JFDI.Asia to deliver a talk entitled “That Thing You (Forget to) Do” (inspired loosely from Tom Hanks’ movie “That Thing You Do”) on best practices of product development, management & marketing. Following up from part one, this article focuses on two fundamental aspects of product marketing: distribution and public relations. Read more
Android Market, Google’s official app market for Android, recently celebrated the milestone of ten billion total downloads. To commemorate the achievement, they released an infographic containing a slew of statistics about Android Market and its users.
Singapore, it turns out, is the fifth most app-crazed country in the world by downloads per capita. Asian nations are doing particularly well on this front, with the South Koreans coming out on top, followed by Hong Kong and Taiwan. The United States is the only non-Asian country in the top five. Read more
InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile ad network, has revealed that in July to September 2011 (Q3), Android impressions for mobile ads in the Asia Pacific have grown 7.5 percent while impressions for the iPhone, Nokia, and Symbian OSes have declined by around 1 to 3 percent each from the previous quarter.
However, Nokia and Symbian still combine for 47 percent of the market, followed by Android at 17 percent, iPhone at 6 percent, and RIM at 1 percent.
For Asia Pacific, InMobi has included Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, and Taiwan. Read more
For the first time, more apps are being downloaded on Android than on the iOS, according to ABI Research. Android now commands 44 percent of all app downloads versus 31 percent for the iOS, with the number of Android users exceeding the iOS by a ratio of 2.4 to 1.
This means, however, that the average iOS user downloads twice as many apps as compared to the average Android user. Read more
These days, every Tom, Dick and Harry wants to build an app. While many do it for vanity reasons, a lot of us want to develop a great product and make money out of it.
Happily, app monetization has seen plenty of innovation over the past few years, which is why we’re able to gather 4 ways (and many sub-variations) you can monetize your app.
These tried-and-tested methods were discussed at length by app developers at the Apps World Asia forum in Singapore recently, and will be a main topic at the next Founder’s Drinks on 27th September 2011.
Since mixing and matching the right methods can be tricky, we hope this little guide can assist you in making the right decisions. Read more
With electronic bills slowly entering mainstream usage, GreenPost hopes to aggregate all your digital bills into one place for convenient viewing. Users would need to register for an account on the website (or through their iPhone, iPad, and Android app) and link the respective service providers — like your phone company for instance — with GreenPost. After that, the bills will appear on the GreenPost website or app. Read more
Here you can find some interesting startup news from Indonesia, not only in its capital, Jakarta, but also other their tech startup hubs such as Yogyakarta, Medan, Surabaya, and many more. These listed news are taken from our partner, DailySocial, a leading blog on Indonesia’s tech startup scene. Read more