Market at 20,000 apps - Should I Care

Discussion in 'Android General Discussions' started by souljerr, Dec 16, 2009.

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    Rather than spend a lot of time searching the market for apps, I rely on some of the posting here by fellow Droidies. As we find stuff that works for us, we should share it with the rest. Almost 1,000,000 Droids sold so lots of room for more applications.
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    Well PCs have anyway. :icon_ devil:
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    or perhaps cream of the crap in the example stated?
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    many people automatically want the iphone right off the bat when they hear about 100,000 apps and everything that the phone is capable of. This is the same for the droid. I think that the number of apps is just a marketing technique to draw buyers in. People hear that there are 20,000, but the phone has only been out for a couple of months. This makes them very excited to try the product.

    How many apps do you think are actually useful with the iphone. Android will grow, just give it time.
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    But I like different apps than you?
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    Options are the spice of life my friend.
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    I hope this doesn't turn into a iphone copycat league. I don't want to see 30+ flashlight, or 30+ farts, all copy's of each other. Yeah the iphone has alot more apps, but how many of those are just copycat's of other apps? I fear the android market is going in the same direction.......
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    Of course that is going to happen, unless you think you can stop people from creating apps, it's just the way it is.
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    Nice. We've got a joker... :)
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    The big # are good for Iphone users for argument.
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    There are plenty of places to use as good references for apps. The forums here and on other Android sites, sites like Gizmodo, etc.
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    ^ This. My one friend was so confused how I knew so many good Droid apps, and I told her I learned them from this site. We have a good community here and it works.
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    Just posting a random response here because it has to deal with the market, but this just further promotes idea that the market is tough to navigate through and developers should be somewhat upset....

    I am checking the Just-In section for applications and as I am scrolling down I see endless "Babes", "Boobs", "PhotoBooks" and themes. Legitimate applications are being hidden and simply relying on Top-Paid or Free will show the same ones a lot of the time, and of course unreliable ratings when people either fanboy an app or 1-star it because they do not understand the purpose - but that at least can be expected.
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    same gripe here.
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    quoted for truth