Mobile Applications Will Reach 45 Billion This Year
by, 09-12-2012 at 11:36 PM (5723 Views)
The mobile app market will nearly double this year and reach 45 billion downloaded applications worldwide. With Smartphone and Tablet usage on the rise and increasing dramatically, the applications downloaded will increase as well. Apple, Google and Microsoft lead the app markets producing millions of new applications all the time. [URL="http://mashable.com/2012/09/11/45-billion-apps-downloaded-201/"]Mashable[/URL] reports, "By 2016, Gartner estimates that there will be more than 300 billion apps downloaded annually, or more than 10 times the amount that were downloaded in 2011. While the appetite for apps will continue to increase, the appetite for paid apps will actually decline as a percentage of overall downloads."