iPhone Market Trends

As a courtesy to other iPhone and iPod developers and business partners, we’ve created a collection of articles that discuss current trends in the iPhone / iPod market.  We try to collect articles from reputable companies and news sources that contain current data, charts, graphs, and discussion of trends.

January 2010. Google tries to lure game developers to Android with free phones
http://games.venturebeat.com/2010/01/22/the-way-to-beat-the-iphone-google-makes-push-for-game-developers-on-android/

January 2010.  Apple iPhone 4G Concept, Rumors and Speculations
http://www.hightechideas.com/20100123/apple-iphone-4g-concept-rumors-and-speculations.html

December 2009. Apple’s Game Changer, Downloading Now
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/06/technology/06apps.html?_r=1

December 2009. How to Hire a Great iPhone Developer
http://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-hire-a-great-iphone-developer-2009-12#what-to-consider-before-you-start-the-process-1

November 2009. iPhone Apps Take Root as Cottage Industry
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125796886127143907.html

October 2009.  How The iPhone Is Blowing Everyone Else Away (In Charts)
http://www.techcrunch.com/2009/10/21/how-the-iphone-is-blowing-everyone-else-away-in-charts/

October 2009. New iPhone 3GS May Be Jailbreak-Proof
http://www.pcworld.com/article/173629/new_iphone_3gs_may_be_jailbreakproof.html

October 2009. iPhone App Design Trends
http://www.smashingmagazine.com/2009/10/09/iphone-app-design-trends/

August 2009. China Unicom to sell Apple’s iPhone
http://blogs.computerworld.com/14631/china_unicom_to_sell_apples_iphone

August 2009. Sony targets iPhone developers and low app prices for PSPgo
http://www.appleinsider.com/articles/09/08/14/sony_targets_iphone_developers_and_low_app_prices_for_pspgo.html

July 2009. Rise of the New Middle Class of Indie iPhone App Developers, Part I
http://blog.flurry.com/bid/24163/Rise-of-the-New-Middle-Class-Indie-iPhone-App-Developers-Part-I

July 2009. Big Game Publishers Muscle-In on iPhone Upstarts
http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2009/07/big-game-publishers-muscle-in-on-iphone-upstarts/

May 2009. Will the iPhone Grab the Lead in Games?
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/may2009/tc20090517_030920…

April 2009. The State of the Smartphone: iPhone is Way, Way Ahead
http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/the_state_of_the_smartphone_iphone_…

April 2009. The Most Comprehensive iPhone App Sales Figures
http://www.appvee.com/blog/2009/04/the-most-comprehensive-iphone-app-sal…

April 2009. Behold, marketers — some iPhone numbers you can work with, finally
http://venturebeat.com/2009/04/06/behold-marketers-some-iphone-numbers-y…

April 2009. Is The Rush To Develop iPhone Apps Creating A Bubble?
http://www.moconews.net/entry/419-is-the-rush-to-the-iphone-creating-the…

March 2009. A Platform Pickle For Mobile App Developers
http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2009/03/19/a-platform-pickle-for-mob…

March 2009. iPhone sales grew 245% in 2008 – Gartner
http://apple20.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/03/12/iphone-sales-grew-245-in…

March 2009. Apple’s App Store: 25,000 apps and counting
http://apple20.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/03/05/apples-app-store-25000-a…

February 2009. Apple Says Jailbreaking iPhones Is Illegal, Files Complaint With US Copyright Office
http://www.iphonealley.com/news/apple-says-jailbreaking-iphones-is-illeg…

February 2009. iPhone now represents 51% of U.S. smartphone traffic
http://apple20.blogs.fortune.cnn.com/2009/02/12/iphone-now-represents-51…

January 2009. Has Mobile Gaming Turned The Corner? Report Says Downloads Are Up 17 Percent
http://www.moconews.net/entry/419-maybe-mobile-gaming-has-turned-a-corne…

January 2009. Apple Gets Their Multi-Touch Patent; Is Palm Screwed?
http://mashable.com/2009/01/26/apple-multi-touch-patent/

January 2009. More Evidence That The iPod Touch Is The Surprise Hit Of The Season
http://www.businessweek.com/technology/ByteOfTheApple/blog/archives/2009…

January 2009. Apple’s gift from Santa: Twice as many iPhone Apps downloaded during holidays
http://www.moconews.net/entry/419-apples-gift-from-santa-twice-as-many-i…

January 2009. Apple to sell 40 per cent of smartphones by 2013
http://www.techradar.com/news/phone-and-communications/apple-to-sell-40-…

December 2008. A peek into rank-to-sales ratio on the iPhone Appstore
http://mobilegd.com/2008/12/25/a-peek-into-rank-to-sales-ratio-on-the-ip…

November 2008. The iTunes App store is thriving
http://www.edibleapple.com/the-itunes-app-store-is-thriving/

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