Tag Archives: GetJar

Yahoo! Mobile Search taps into GetJar for mobile app discovery

19 Nov

Yahoo! is currently testing the integration of GetJar’s mobile apps repository for its mobile search. Whenever a user searches for apps using Yahoo! Mobile search, the search engine would tap into GetJar’s repository and show the relevant results. This will the first of its kind initiative to make app discover easy.

GetJar is currently asking its developers to add some megatags to their apps to ensure their apps are displayed with relevant search queries. GetJar is the largest mobile app store across mobile platforms and brands.

SOURCE: GetJar Developer Blog

GetJar to provide app downloads via Bolt browser in a revenue share deal

6 Aug

bolt-browser-logoGetJar, the world’s largest third-party app store this side of ‘the’ App Store has partnered with Bitstream, the makers of Bolt mobile browser, to provide a quick access link to Get Jar’s online app store on Bolt. Under the deal, GetJar will share revenues with Bitstream for premium apps downloaded via the browser.

GetJar, which has over 70,000 apps and has registered over a billion downloads, charges developers for premium placing of their apps. GetJar will split revenues with Bitstream whenever a Bolt browser user downloads any of those premium apps. The Bolt browser, like Opera Mini, works on any Java ME compatible cellphone.

GetJar has also signed an agreement with Indian carrier, RCom, and many Indian handset vendors are looking at the company to power their own app stores.