Apple has officially announced that the iTunes App Store now has over 100,000 applications to chose from. “The App Store, now with over 100,000 applications available, is clearly a major differentiator for millions of iPhone and iPod touch customers around the world,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “The iPhone […]
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Apple Announces 100,000 Apps in iPhone App Store

Screen shot 2009-10-27 at 7.51.09 PM.pngApple has officially announced that the iTunes App Store now has over 100,000 applications to chose from.

“The App Store, now with over 100,000 applications available, is clearly a major differentiator for millions of iPhone and iPod touch customers around the world,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “The iPhone SDK created the first great platform for mobile applications and our customers are loving all of the amazing apps our developers are creating.”

“The App Store has forever changed the mobile gaming industry and continues to improve,” said Travis Boatman, vice president of Worldwide Studios, EA Mobile. “With a global reach of over 50 million iPhone and iPod touch users, the App Store has allowed us to develop high quality EA games that have been a huge success with customers.”

“With 10,000 downloads a day, worldwide customer response to our I Am T-Pain App has exceeded our wildest expectations,” said Jeff Smith, CEO of Smule. “The App Store has given us a unique opportunity to create and grow a very successful business, and we’re looking forward to an exciting future.”

Apple’s last official app count was made in September when they announced 2 Billion downloads and 85,000 applications to chose from.

When I read this, the thought that came to mind was: “Quantity not Quality.” If you’ve ever downloaded more than one app, especially a $.99 app, you know exactly what I’m talking about. The quality of these apps, in general, suck.

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