Apple's App Store to face strong competition
Launched two years ago, Apple’s App Store has become the leading mobile application platform worldwide, but other players are seeking to emulate App Store’s success.
App Store: 225,000 apps and still counting
The App Store enables iPhone, iPod Touch and now iPad users to download apps that take advantage of all the device features. The idea was to create a platform where developers could build web-based applications.
No App Store without developers
App stores for other devices
The number of “consumer-oriented handset downloads” is expected to rise from less than 2.6 billion per year in 2009 to more than 25 billion in 2015, according to a Juniper Research report.
Google's App Inventor will lead to an app explosion
Google has recently released a new product called "App Inventor" that will change the landscape for creating apps for smartphones. From a simple Web interface, App Inventor allows people who don't know how to code in Java (Android's app programming language) to create apps for their Android phones.