The App Store: Helping Apple Win The New Platform War?
Is the app store a pathway to developer prosperity? At $.99 per download or more, some small developers are making more money than they imagined. The author suggests Apple may be fast on its way to winning the handheld platform war.
This is an amusing article I found worthy of reading on a chilly January day.[ Edited: 04 January 2009 09:59 PM by DawnTreader ]
A hardware platform for which applications are sold (even inexpensive ones) exclusively online will change the economic landscape for developers. Apple obviously has a winner here, keeping both buyers and sellers of apps happy with the purchase and sales arrangements.
Besides, the app store is a fun place to shop![ Edited: 04 January 2009 10:15 PM by Sparky ]