From Berlin to Bangkok-this week’s app round up!

Another jammed packed week of app development has drawn to a close, you know what they say ‘get busy living or get busy dying”.  APS Berlin was held on the 3rd of December, with guest speakers from Trivago, Soundcloud and Facebook it really is where app development is at! Watch Diego Miller share his 10 commandments of app marketing below.

 

 

Good news for app developers the launch of blue stack 2 has seen a surge in app usage across all platforms and has already surpassed the 100 million download mark. Saika Sultanova shared an insightful article by Darren Allen of Techrader, give it a read here.

A recent survey has found the younger generation more likely to use apps for online shopping, definitely a bonus this time of year when the shopping is nonstop! Anne Frier crunches the numbers here.

 

 

Next week it’s all happening in Bangkok! Affiliate world Asia summit is being held from the 7-9th of December, headlining is Mobvista founder and CEO Wei Duan with his presentation ‘The Gold Rush in Asian Mobile Marketing’. Thailand is fast becoming recognised as one of the most influential hubs for cultural and economic exchange between the East and West. If you’re in the area, don’t miss out! James Cooper of Mobyaffiliates has a great article on what to expect here.

Christmas is coming and we’ve rounded up some weird and wonderful Christmas apps to get you into the spirit of the season!

Oceanhouse Media brings us the grinch that stole christmas, with options for kids to read along or have it read to them with accompanying words and animation it’s the perfect app for improving literacy and giving kids the gift of reading this christmas. Available for android and iphone.

The lovely people at Elf Live App have brought us interactive elf chat this christmas, log in to chat with elfs straight from the north pole. Kids get assigned personal elves that show them how to make digital wish lists and supply hours of entertainment with elfish jokes and christmas cheers. Providing the perfect distraction so you can finish off the Christmas shopping in peace! Available on android and iphone.

 

Check out Pocket Lint’s list of the best Christmas apps of 2015 for further inspiration and give the gift of an app this Christmas.

 

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