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[MS] Android Market crosses over the 225,000 app milestone

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Since checking up on the Android Market stats about a month ago reveals some gains in the number of apps. At the end of December of 2010 Google’s Android Market had about 200,000 apps with an 103 apps being downloaded every second. Today, according to AndoLib (who do a fine job at tracking Android) shows that there are now over 225,000 apps available.

Source: http://mobilesyrup.com/2011/01/19/android-market-crosses-over-the-225000-app-milestone/
    
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Why is 225,000 a mile stone? Why not 250,000?
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Why can't both be milestones?
    
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post #4 of 17
Next up, 225,001 milestone passed. Huzzah!

This in the face of the app store's 10 billionth download approaching tongue.gif
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and most of them are useless!?
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It's a milestone because they hit 100k apps in August.
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I don't understand why the number of apps in a market place became the basic measurement of how good a platform is or THE marketing tactic to get people sucked in. Apple started it and now Android is running with it.

BTW, I just hit my 10,000th poo milestone.
Edited by Zerkk - 1/19/11 at 7:52am
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Originally Posted by Zerkk;12065948 
I don't understand why the number of apps in a market place became the basic measurement of how good a platform is or THE marketing tactic to get people sucked in. Apple started it and now Android is running with it.

BTW, I just hit my 10,000th poo milestone.

Because the more apps available the more you can do with your phone.
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There are (almost) way too many things that phones can do now. lol, I pretty much use mine for everything. It's like a laptop that I fit in my pocket. biggrin.gif
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<3 Excel on my phone! biggrin.gif
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