The Week in Mobile Episode 14 – RIM recoils, Apple cracks down on freemium apps and what does 44 billion downloads mean

Episode 14

recorded April 29, 2011
Running time: 50 minutes

Welcome to The Week in Mobile, our take on the most important stories in mobile during the past week and what that means for our industry.

Rob Woodbridge
Jeff Bacon
Anthony Rizk

This week:

Show highlights:

1. The RIM story:
– Modified guidance
– 5% drop in hardware manufacturer ranking
– acquisition
– $3 million developer challenge

2. Freemium Apps
– Apple’s crack down on incentivized app downloads
– Android the freemium powerhouse

3. The impact of the App economy
– What does it mean to have 44 billion app downloads by 2016
– The change in how we use software as a result of apps

And SO much more!

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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