BlackBerry App World doubles the content

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BlackBerry App World doubles the content
RIM’s app storefront, called App World, has now doubled its content, making a total of 2000 applications available to its customers. The store has been up and running for about three and a half months now and according to Jeff McDowell, BlackBerry’s vice president of global alliances, the number of offered apps should start to grow faster when the service launches in Italy, France, Germany and Spain later this month. Moreover, availability in countries like Brazil and India should also follow shortly.

Interestingly, while Apple’s App Store currently hosts about 50,000 apps, Mr. McDowell has said that “[it doesn’t matter] whether it’s 40,000 or 2,000, you’ve still got a broad range of choice,” which is kind of funny, don’t you think?

source: Bloomberg via EngadgetMobile



1. legionsreturn unregistered

No, not really. He has a valid point, whats the point of 40,000 apps when 38,000 of them are homebrew games or the equivalent of fart apps?

2. asears08

Posts: 24; Member since: Jun 16, 2009

I tend to agree. Ill take 100 useful apps over a deluge of pointless ones any day.

3. Dood

Posts: 269; Member since: Mar 23, 2009

Yeah. At least only 5 of blackberry's 2000 apps are fart ones. Not 200. lol This is such a stupid arguement.

4. renegade626

Posts: 54; Member since: Dec 12, 2008


5. kiki3931

Posts: 22; Member since: Jun 25, 2009

All i know is that the apps in the blackberry app world are more useful than the apps in the iphone! take that apple!

6. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

i agree.

7. BlackberryUser

Posts: 609; Member since: Jun 26, 2009

I haven't used either, but if I did... I would rather not have 50k useless apps to search through, it makes it harder to find good apps.

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