Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 8th Nov 2009 16:11 UTC
Apple We're all familiar with the fact that Apple has trouble managing its App Store. While it is overflowing with applications, Apple governs it willy-nilly, and the web is rife with stories from developers who had their application rejected for no apparent reason. There's now a new issue we can add to the list. Are you an iPhone developer? Do you want a similar, competing application out of the App Store? All you need to do is send an infringement claim to Apple, and they'll happily threaten to remove the competing application without a second thought. Update: And here's a similar case, about Stoneloops! vs. Luxor.
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RE[2]: The problem is....
by Tony Swash on Mon 9th Nov 2009 11:04 UTC in reply to "RE: The problem is...."
Tony Swash
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2009-08-22

The real question is

How many people who buy an iPhone actualy bother to use the App Store?

I don't own one but the three people I know certainly have not bought anything from the AppStore.


Lets see if we can work this out. Approximately 50 million iPhones sold to date. More than one billion apps sold to date. That means on average at least 20 apps per phone. Either your friends are not very representative or someone out there has got really a lot of apps on their phone.

Edited 2009-11-09 11:05 UTC

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