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Spotify, Netflix, LINE, Pandora & HBO NOW top the list of 2016's biggest apps by revenue - TechCrunch

According to a new year-end report from Sensor Tower detailing the top apps of 2016, streaming services dominated when it came to which apps, outside of games, pulled in the most revenue over the past year. At the top of the list is Spotify, which not ...and more »

Apple to hit $1 trillion in total iPhone, iOS revenue this year: report - SiliconBeat

Apple's iPhone and the firm's iOS operating system are surely cash cows for the Cupertino tech titan. But exactly how lucrative have they been? Extremely, according to a new report from market-intelligence firm Asymco. Or you might even say obscenely ...and more »

How to turn on Siri for third-party apps in iOS 10 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

Apple made a big deal of third-party Siri integration when it introduced iOS 10 last year, but you may have noticed that you can't order your favorite apps around by default —here's how to make it work. First, open up the Settings app from the iOS ...and more »

The Debate Continues Over Apple's Golden Age - Fortune

Apple this week was celebrating a major anniversary and nearing a huge revenue milestone. But along the way, a prominent investor was questioning whether its best days were in the past. Apple this week celebrated the 10th anniversary of its iPhone ...and more »

The mobile app gold rush may be over - TechCrunch

Ten years ago, Apple announced the iPhone, which soon gave birth to the App Store and the resulting broader app ecosystem. That industry has now matured, having reached critical mass, according to a new report from Flurry out this morning. While there ...and more »

US appeals court reopens Apple v. Samsung iPhone design suit in wake of Supreme Court ruling - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

In the aftermath of a critical Supreme Court ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has reopened a long-standing Apple lawsuit accusing Samsung of copying the iPhone's design. The court has reinstated Samsung's appeal in a single ...and more »

Apple Must Face Lawsuit Claiming It Ran App Store Monopoly - Consumerist

A federal appeals court has breathed new life into six-year-old lawsuit over Apple's alleged monopoly control of its App Store. The complaint, originally filed in 2011, claimed that iPhone owners were paying higher prices on apps because of an Apple ...and more »

Data: Netflix & Spotify Among The Top Revenue Apps Of 2016 - Android Headlines

New data highlights that Netflix and Spotify were among the top revenue apps of 2016. Sensor Tower has compiled statistics on non-gaming apps – the most downloaded and the ones that generated the most revenue during 2016. It may surprise you to find ...and more »

Review: Apple iPhone 7 and 7 Plus - PC Authority

Faster, fitter and longer-lasting: a collection of small improvements amounts to a big upgrade for Apple's flagship phones. Have we all got over our collective shock at the iPhone 7's lack of a 3.5mm headphone jack? Good, because we can begin assessing ...and more »

Revenue from Apple's App Store grows 60% to $5.4 billion - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

An end-of-year report into non-gaming app revenues reveals a considerable yearly increase, with streaming media apps including Spotify, Netflix, and Pandora contributing heavily to the higher revenue levels seen by Apple's App Store. Worldwide net ...and more »