You may have seen this graph making the rounds on tech blogs yesterday; it's a visual representation of global revenues from the world's top three app stores in 2014. As you can see, Apple's App Store handily beats Google Play when it comes to rewarding developers. But add some notable Chinese app markets into the mix—Baidu, Tencent, Qihoo 360
—and you've an entirely different story:
Android is (finally) making developers more money than iOS.
Now this isn't insider baseball here; how to get rich developing smartphone apps isn't our immediate concern. But for the longest time, even after Android became recognized as the world's most popular mobile OS, iPhone users could boast that the better
apps came to iOS first, and some not to Android at all. This news can only mean that Android users will now get served with quality apps first, right?