Thursday, April 24, 2014

AdDuplex at conferences and events in February-April

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February, March and early April were extremely saturated with different conferences and events all over the world. We were slow responding to your emails and we apologize for that. This post will shed some light on what we were up to and hopefully you will find something interesting here as well. So here we go…

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

AdDuplex Windows Phone Statistics Report for April 2014

Lumia 630, 635 and 930 were announced at the Build conference this month. Do they show up in our stats? Read on to find out…

Data source

This report is based on data collected from 3886 Windows Phone apps running AdDuplex SDK v.2. The raw data analyzed was collected over the day of April 17th, 2014 (UTC time) unless otherwise stated. We have made every attempt to consolidate different reported phone model names under their canonical retail model names, but it is possible that some of the rare model name variations were not accounted for.

Worldwide stats

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This could very well be the first month since Lumia 520 release almost a year ago when it stopped growing. Theoretically, it even shrank a bit, but that could be attributed to statistical inaccuracy, rather than dramatic changes in the market. Same goes for the next 3 models in the Top-10. They swapped places, but they were (and are) pretty close to one another to make any conclusions. Having said that, it is clear that both Lumia 920 is at the end of its lifecycle, soon to be replaced by the new +10 sibling. So it’s quite possible that the remaining inventories are being sold at very competitive prices and that contributed to a sudden return of 920 to the second spot. The only other notable change is that Lumia 610 is finally out of the top and Lumia 925 is finally in.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

And the winner of Lumia 1520 is …

Nokia-Lumia-1520-National-Geographic-jpgIt has been an intense period for AdDuplex in the recent weeks and we have therefore taken our time to announce the winners of the Monthly AdDuplex challenge.

In the first part, you were automatically enrolled in the competition if you published your application using AdDuplex cross promotion network.

Without further adieu, here are the winners of the first part of the challenge:

  1. Jason Lee wins NOKIA Lumia 920
  2. Jason Carter wins HTC Windows Phone 8X

The winners will be contacted directly via email. Congratulations to both of you!

The second part was a bit different. We asked you to provide your feedback on using AdDuplex – both the benefits it brings and the improvements we could implement based on your comments. Our whole office had a tough time selecting the most informative piece, as this was our main criteria for the second part of monthly challenge.

In the end, we went through an incredible number of reviews you have submitted. We would like to take this opportunity and thank everyone personally who took their time and submitted their ideas.

However, there could only be one winner and here it goes. A brand new NOKIA Lumia 1520 goes to…

Monday, April 14, 2014

Monthly Challenge – April – The Photo Challenge

We know you are eagerly waiting for us to announce the winners of the last month’s competition. That information is coming out soon as we are very excited to award the winners.

We would like to use this opportunity to present you the rules of this month’s competition.

Publish Your App Competition for April, 2014

As before, two winners will be awarded for submitting their application using AdDuplex cross-promotion network. All you have to do is to publish your application during April and your details will then be automatically submitted to our system. Those, who have already published their apps after April 1, but before this post was published, are still part of the competition.

This month, the two winners will be awarded with:

  1. NOKIA Lumia 720
  2. Huawei Ascend W1

We will select the winners by the end of April.

Special Monthly Challenge – April, 2014

The second monthly challenge is as follows:

We will ask you to share a photo of your workplace – where you code and build the greatest WP or Windows Store applications. On your computer, you will have to open the browser and go to AdDuplex home page. Next to that, try to capture your phone or emulator with your application running on it – be creative as creativity will be one of the criteria when selecting the winner. Once you have that picture, post it on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and use #mydevdesk hashtag. Please note that only properly tagged and publicly accessible pictures will be able to participate in this challenge. Have fun with this and by the end of April you will be able to win NOKIA Lumia 1320. Example is below:

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You can find the official rules here. Good luck with your development and we will wait for your pictures online.