App developers hypnotized by potential of Apple's iPad
Further analysis by Flurry shows that 22% of the iPhone's apps are created by on-line centric companies. 20% comes from firms created specifically to develop apps for the iPhone. Traditional gaming companies are responsible for 19% of the apps in the App Store while traditional media companies-like Disney-and brick and mortar firms are both creating 17% of the apps. 5% are coming from mobile-centric companies. Apple has promised 150,000 apps will be available by the time the iPad is launched on April 3rd while a research report by IDC says that by the time the seconds are ticking away on 2010, there will be 300,000 choices to install on your iPhone, iPod or iPad at the App Store.
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source: Flurry via eWEEK