July Stats for Android Mobile apps

Posted on July 06, 2011

At the midpoint of the year, it is a good time to review the statistics about the Android Mobile apps released this year:

Entertainment/Music: Lady Gaga Fan & Duran Duran Fan

Finance: StockTalk for Android (the only Android interface for the StockTwits Network)

Overall, since about February 2011 from Android Market, there have been approximately:

  • 1,460 Downloads/Installs
  • 575 Users
  • More than 19 Countries: USA, Canada, UK, France, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Brazil, Italy, Taiwan, Russia, Belgium, Sweden, Denmark, Malaysia, Norway, Thailand, Australia, India

Here is the breakdown by app for Android OS version and country:

1. Lady Gaga Fan

Lady Gaga Fan - OS

Lady Gaga Fan - Countries


2. Duran Duran Fan

Duran Duran Fan - OS

Duran Duran Fan - Countries


3. StockTalk

StockTalk - OS

StockTalk - Countries


Top 3 Device Breakdown

And below is a breakdown of the Top 3 devices for each app. Samsung does well for entertainment and Motorola for Finance.

Top 3 Device Breakdown

The fact that the initial code for Duran Duran Fan for Android was clean and modular allowed Lady Gaga Fan for Android to be rapidly developed and deployed. In fact, it is the creation of the assets for submission to Android Market which takes longer in the whole process.

It was also interesting to see that some people were using the apps on Samsung Galaxy Tabs so the apps were then updated to support the Android Tablet form-factor.

Although these apps are currently only available on Android Market, they are actually cross-platform and can run on iOS devices like the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPads 1 and 2, in addition to several other platforms.

Get in Touch – YashLabs Touch – Tablet & Smartphone Mobile Apps.

StockTalk for Android, an interface for StockTwits is released.

Posted on February 25, 2011

StockTalk1We love StockTwits by Howard Lindzon, Soren Macbeth and the team. It’s a real-time Financial network where traders, investors and economists freely exchange information and their commentaries. Getting the streams in real-time provides many opportunities for trading and investing and StockTwits has become an essential tool in any trader’s arsenal. It is also useful to get a glance of the news prior to the next trading day.

iOS users already had the very beautiful Nasdaq QFolio and the official StockTwits app, but until now, there has been no proper app to access the essential real-time information for Android. There is a StockTwits-sanctioned app for Android called StockDroid, the latter is a portfolio manager and not a way of getting at the real-time streams.

This is why we built a simple app, called StockTalk for Android that very purpose.StockTalk icon

StockTalk is free and very easy to use. It provides access to the following StockTwits streams by default:

Clicking a user name links to the main StockTwits site, to the user’s own message stream:


You can get StockTalk from the Android Market at the following link or use your Android scanner and camera with the QR Code included below:


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