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  • 14 of the best new apps to download now

    New apps are popping up every day, but some stand out among the rest. Games like Fortnite and Alto's Odyssey are changing the world of gaming on a phone.  Apps like Mindbody will help you be a better you in 2019. The app Moment will help monitor your screen time while Otter will make transcribing a lot less tedious.   Though there are legitimate criticisms that we spend too much time looking at screens, technology is evolving to make our lives more efficient. Reliables like Facebook, YouTube,...

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  • YouTube App Now Natively Supports 2018 iPad Pro Displays, But Home Indicator Overlaps Menu Bar

    YouTube updated its iOS app over the weekend with native support for the layout and resolutions of the latest 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro displays, but as noted on Twitter and Reddit, the home indicator now overlaps the bottom menu bar. Two steps forward, one step backward for now, but hopefully Google addresses this issue in a subsequent update to the app. On the iPhone X and newer, the menu bar is positioned slightly higher as to not overlap with the home indicator. Spotify also...

  • App Annie: China drove 40% of mobile app spending and nearly half of all downloads in 2018

    China accounted for nearly half of all global app downloads, and 40 percent of all consumer spends in apps last year, App Annie says.

  • Despite controversies, Facebook apps were the most used and downloaded in 2018

    Apps growing fastest in China and India, compared to flat in the U.S. for 2018, according to market research report. Only new one to chart: Tik Tok.

  • China accounted for nearly half of app downloads in 2018, 40% of consumer spend

    Global app downloads topped 194 billion in 2018, up 35 percent from 2016, according to App Annie’s annual “State of Mobile 2019” report released today. Consumer spending across app stores was up 75 percent to reach $101 billion. The report, which analyzes trends across iOS, Android and the third-party Android stores in China combined, follows [

  • The best-performing investment of 2018 came as a shock to everyone — and the stars are now aligned for its continued dominance

    Nearly ever asset class lost money in 2018, with one very notable — and surprising — exception. One Wall Street expert lays out three reasons why this overlooked-yet-outperforming area will continue to be a strong option for investors during 2019. If you were heavily invested in stocks in 2018, there's a very good chance you finished the year in the red. It didn't matter if you were focused on the US, Europe, or emerging markets — you probably lost money. The same went for assets often viewed...

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  • The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

    App Store Official Charts for the week ending January 13, 2019: Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Facetune, Lightricks Ltd. 4. Plague Inc., Ndemic Creations 5. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 6. iSchedule, HotSchedules 7. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB 8. Rebel Inc.,