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[TC] Android To Surpass Apple’s App Store In Size By August 2011: Report (Exclusive)

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There’s no doubt Android Market will at some point offer more applications for download and/or purchase than Apple’s App Store, as the latter’s growth has been slowing down of late, while the Android application store’s growth rate has been accelerating
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MaybeTrySpacingTheTitle?

We knew this would happen eventually. Apple simply charge developers too much for hosting their apps, it makes more sense to develop for Android. For smaller developers anyway.
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Saw it coming. Android was only behind due to being late to the market. iOS is a nobody now.
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MaybeTrySpacingTheTitle?
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A lot of people have Android phones now..so it only makes sense.
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Too bad 99% of the apps in BOTH app markets are garbage
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post #7 of 20
WHERE IS NETFLIX ANDROID!!!!!
/rant

Its true about android having more low-qual apps, but i was able to pick up CWM/Verizon Bootstrapper/Kernel flasher/CPU control on the official market; that freedom is awesome
    
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post #8 of 20
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Originally Posted by SyncMaster753 View Post
WHERE IS NETFLIX ANDROID!!!!!
/rant

Its true about android having more low-qual apps, but i was able to pick up CWM/Verizon Bootstrapper/Kernel flasher/CPU control on the official market; that freedom is awesome
I feel quite to the contrary. I find that more of the apps on the Apple App Store are dysfunctional/horrible.
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Quality > Quantity

I've owned an iPhone and an Android phone and I'm an Android fanboy but I've got to admit the iPhone has better apps, not to say Android doesn't have good apps.
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post #10 of 20
Not really sure if this is good... sure apple will have nothing on android anymore, but since there is such a large range of phones running android we'll run into compatibility issues (as an example I can't run music mod, my favourite music player on CM7) when devs can't be bothered to update because there is such a large amount of phones to make sure they work on.

Sure, in theory this is brilliant but we'll run into trouble down the line me thinks.
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