Windows Phone Marketplace sees publishing delays as it surpasses 80K apps
0. phoneArena posted on 05 Apr 2012, 12:22
While the Windows Phone Marketplace is still worlds away from both Apple’s App Store and Google’s Play Store, which both sport over 450,000 apps, the Windows Phone Marketplace is continuing to forge ahead. It has just reached the 80,000 milestone, putting it ahead of both RIM and Symbian’s...
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1. Mozarrt posted on 05 Apr 2012, 12:34 6 5
Played a little on my old HTC Mozart, the market has most certainly improved. Quality of the apps is also much better than what I now find on Android.
Can't find a single twitter app which looks as good as the average Windows Phone twitter app.
2. greyhulk posted on 05 Apr 2012, 13:16 5 2
That's my one major gripe with Android. The apps are just ugly. iOS wins with respect to both looks and functionality, WP7 has looks, Android just has the functionality.
Love the way WP7 apps look, I just wish they would get more updates and added functionality. Right now, WP7 is the red-headed stepchild and the last platform companies bother to update with new features.
4. taz89 posted on 05 Apr 2012, 14:30 2 3
tweetdeck,official twitter app etc look the same on android as it does on ios...also personally i prefer functionality over anything else.
5. shimmyx20 posted on 05 Apr 2012, 20:16 1 1
I agree. I would have loved to keep my Windows Phone as my main device, but the 3rd party apps can sometimes be lacking in quality and selection. Hopefully it's improved in the 6 months since I've used it.
3. droiddomination posted on 05 Apr 2012, 14:24 2 1
they need a new redbox app..the one available is trash and not working. also they REALLY NEED the freebies like angry birds..etc...they got the phones, the ui and killer smoothness..now they need the free stuff...that and maybe allow a little more customization but not to the point of fragmentation,, and my friends with the new desktop windows 8, people will be all over these phones...maybe end of 2013..by forcast...b/c if they are liking the new desktop with tiles, they will naturally feel more comfortable with the mobile os...i am in early...my lumia is in the mail!!! yeah!!!!