GalleyCat AppData PageData SocialTimes AllFacebook AllTwitter LostRemote 10,000 Words FishbowlNY FishbowlDC TVNewser TVSpy AgencySpy PRNewser
Hi eBookNewser readers - as you can see we've evolved and are now called AppNewser, where we'll bring you the latest app news and reviews. If you'd just like to keep up to date on digital book news click here. And if you have some news to share email us at AppNewser@mediabistro.com - Thanks, Jason.

Best Apps

You Tube, Angry Birds, and Skype Tops Best of 2012 in Apple’s App Store

The yearend  listmania is in full fever and Apple’s App Store is getting into the game with You Tube, Angry Birds, and Skype at the top of its “Best Of” lists. Many apps like Where’s my WaterAngry Birds, and Facebook made appearances within multiple categories and devices. Click below to see the full lists.

Read more

Mediabistro Course

Get $25 OFF Freelancing 101 

Freelancing 101Freelancing 101 starts in less than a week! Don’t miss your last chance to save $25 on full registration for this online boot camp with code FLANCE25! Starting April 28, this online event will show you the best way to start your freelancing career, from the first steps of self-advertising and marketing, to building your schedule and managing clients. Register now! 

Weather & Flashlight Apps Join Top Android Apps List This Week

Brightest Flashlight Free and The Weather Channel app have joined the top of the free Android apps list this week, according to research from Google Play. Both apps were useful tools during Hurricane Sandy.

Below, we’ve listed the top free Android apps of the week. The list links to Google Play’s research about the individual apps, including user reviews.

To prepare for Mediabistro’s upcoming Media App Summit on December 3, 2012, we spotlight the top free apps every week–helping our readers discover, enjoy and analyze successful content. Read more

Android Books & Reference App Top Ten List

Wiki Encyclopedia Pro has joined the Android Book Apps/Google Play list this week at No. 7. Wolfram Alpha keeps its position at No. 1 and The Night Sky and Moon Phase Pro remain on the Android Books & Reference App Top Ten list this week.

We have been spotlighting the top selling book apps every week–helping our readers discover and analyze successful content.

Below, we’ve listed the top ten paid Android Books & Reference apps of the week. We’ve linked to the online pages for the individual apps so you can explore the content. Read more

Top 20 Free eBook Apps Of The Week

iBooks is the most popular free app in the Apple App Store this week according to Apple, followed by Kindle. The two apps have been neck and neck for the past month. Tips & Tricks iPhone Secrets has remained at No. 3 for the last couple of weeks.

Explore these 20 free apps and find out what kind of literary apps succeed in this crowded marketplace. We spotlight the top grossing book apps, the top paid Android books apps and the most popular free apps every week.

Below, we’ve listed the top free iOS apps of the week–linking to iTunes so that you can check out the apps. Read more

Top Grossing iOS Book Apps Of The Week

Comics, a comic book reader app by comiXology which includes DC, Marvel and The Walking Dead, is the top grossing iOS book app list this week, again. Marvel Comics, DC, The Walking Dead, VIZ Manga and Pocket God Comics.

Tips & Tricks – iPhone Secrets, a $.99 app dedicated to teaching you how to get the most out of your iPhone which joined the list two weeks ago, has retained its No. 3 position.

Truyen Choi, a Vietnamese app with silly stories, has debuted on the list this week.

Below, we’ve listed the top ten grossing iOS book apps of the week. Read more

Top Android Book Apps List

Mercer Meyer‘s Just Me and My Mom story book app from Oceanhouse Media has rejoined the Android Book Apps/Google Play list this week at No. 9. Wolfram Alpha keeps its position at No. 1 and The Night Sky and Moon Phase Pro remain on the Android Books & Reference App Top Ten list this week.

We have been spotlighting the top selling book apps every week–helping our readers discover and analyze successful content.

Below, we’ve listed the top ten paid Android Books & Reference apps of the week. We’ve linked to the online pages for the individual apps so you can explore the content. Read more

Top 20 Free eBook Apps Of The Week

iBooks is the most popular free app in the Apple App Store this week according to Apple, followed by Kindle. The two apps have been neck and neck for the past few weeks. Tips & Tricks iPhone Secrets has remained at No. 3 since last week. Disney Comics rejoins the list this week, after slipping off of the list last week.

Explore these 20 free apps and find out what kind of literary apps succeed in this crowded marketplace. We spotlight the top grossing book apps, the top paid Android books apps and the most popular free apps every week.

Below, we’ve listed the top free iOS apps of the week–linking to iTunes so that you can check out the apps. Read more

Top Grossing iOS Book Apps Of The Week

Comics, a comic book reader app by comiXology which includes DC, Marvel and The Walking Dead, is the top grossing iOS book app list this week, again. Marvel Comics has inched its way back to No. 2 from the No. 3 position after falling down the list last month.

Tips & Tricks – iPhone Secrets, a $.99 app dedicated to teaching you how to get the most out of your iPhone which joined the list last week, has retained dropped from the No. 2 position to No. 3.

Free eBooks, children’s apps and Bible reader apps continue to do well on the list.

Below, we’ve listed the top ten grossing iOS book apps of the week. Read more

Top Android Book Apps List

Outer space and religion are popular themes on the Android Book Apps list this week, which is now a part of Google Play. Bible readers and a Quran reader, as well as The Night Sky and Moon Phase Pro are all on the Android Books & Reference App Top Ten list this week.

As part of our research for the Publishing App Expo from last year, we have been spotlighting the top selling book apps every week–helping our readers discover and analyze successful content.

Below, we’ve listed the top ten paid Android Books & Reference apps of the week. We’ve linked to the online pages for the individual apps so you can explore the content. Read more

Top 20 Free eBook Apps Of The Week

Kindle is the most popular free app in the Apple App Store this week according to Apple, followed by iBooks. The two apps have been neck and neck for the past few weeks. Tips & Tricks iPhone Secrets, which joined the list at No. 4 last week, is now No. 3.

Explore these 20 free apps and find out what kind of literary apps succeed in this crowded marketplace. We spotlight the top grossing book apps, the top paid Android books apps and the most popular free apps every week.

Below, we’ve listed the top free iOS apps of the week–linking to iTunes so that you can check out the apps. Read more

NEXT PAGE >>