China’s quarterly iOS revenue grew nearly 2.2x year-over-year — This was mostly thanks to in-app purchases within mobile games, according to the App Annie Index Market Q1 2016.
Asia continues to reign in iOS revenue, but last quarter, China leapt ahead of Japan on the revenue rankings thanks to its legions of mobile gamers. App Annie — which provides analytics services and market intelligence to app developers — also notes that entertainment and music app revenue is ‘exploding’ in the US and China with major apps adding subscription revenue models.
Apple issues second beta of iOS 9.3.2, restores Night Shift in Low Power Mode — Members of Apple’s registered developer program can now get their hands on a second pre-release beta of iOS 9.3.2, a forthcoming maintenance and security update for iPhone and iPad that also restores the ability to use Night Shift while in Low Power Mode. New betas of watchOS 2.2.1 and OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 are also available.
Belkin introduces ScreenForce InvisiGlass Advanced Screen Protection for the Apple Watch — Belkin has introduced ScreenForce InvisiGlass Advanced Screen Protection for the Apple Watch. It’s a flexible glass screen that’s engineered to withstand and absorb shock.