Android and iPhone development levels follow mirror paths

Android and iPhone are competitors locked in a mirror image when it comes to app development. As one rises, the other falls; as one falls, the other rises, according to data reported by Flurry Analytics.

Charting the course of new apps registered with Flurry, the analytics firm found that apps on Android and iPhone have an inverse relationship. While the company points out that Android apps had steady growth in 2009, in comparison to iPhone, there’s a noticeable decrease in new Android apps whenever iPhone apps surge. There’s also a noticeable uptick in new Android apps when iPhone development falls. Read full article.