Palm's App Catalog reaches one million downloads

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Palm's App Catalog reaches one million downloads
It is estimated that about 150,000 Palm Pre units have been sold to date, as we said yesterday. However, it looks like owners just can’t help getting new applications for their webOS-powered smartphones. According to the New York-based mobile analytics company Medialets, the users have already downloaded more than one million apps from the Palm’s App Catalog. That figure sounds like impressive indeed, especially having in mind there are as many as 30 apps, currently available on the storefront (all of which are free). Having said that, we certainly hope to see more and more mobile programs surface on App Catalog soon enough.

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App Catalog hits the 1 million downloads mark


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9 Comments

1. The Godfather unregistered

i smell BS, just like their initial launch numbers were BS as well. Pre on VZW in less than 3 months.

3. cheech4

Posts: 9; Member since: Dec 29, 2008

do us all a favor and crawl back into your hole... why BS cuz its not an Iphone, cuz good things can't happen to sprint and Palm? and VZW is not getting the Pre in 3 months sorry

2. sinfulta

Posts: 279; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

There is no PRE coming to VZW in less than 3 months. Sprint's contract for exclusivity ends 12/31/09. I work for the chipset manufacturer and we haven't even started on the ATT and VZW version's yet, We don't start working on those till Mid October. So where are you getting less than 3 months? And what happened to your BB STORM FTW signature line you always ended with. Now it's all about the Pre? (insert rolling eye motion here)

4. behold--me

Posts: 679; Member since: Jun 22, 2009

good job palm............now you only need 999,000,000 more to compete with applepalm on vz? uh think again............30 apps compared to apple's thousands?

6. cheech4

Posts: 9; Member since: Dec 29, 2008

dude seriously. the Pre just came out 2 weeks ago.. I phone has been out for what 3 - 4 years.. come on

7. bigdog805

Posts: 20; Member since: Jun 06, 2009

I would hope apple would have a bunch of apps since its been out for soooo long. behold is definately an IPhone Nuthugger, im embarassed for how much of a hater you are.

8. E.N.

Posts: 2610; Member since: Jan 25, 2009

It hasn't even been out for 2 years yet. And it's not like the palm is like this new company that doesn't know what it's doing. Everyone keeps saying that we have to give the pre some slack because it's only version 1. But the thing is that they have Jon Rubinstein on their side who knows what he's doing and he has been with Steve Jobs/Apple for 16 years (that's what I read). And it's not like Palm wasn't watching other phones. Palm knows that they better put copy and paste by watching the iPhone. They know that most smartphones have to have push email and exchange. They know that they have to put a great web browser on their phone, etc. Just because the pre is version 1 in WebOS doesn't mean anything. I actually think that's an advantage because they can choose what to put and not put in their phone just by sitting back and watching for a while.

5. sprntfanboi02

Posts: 41; Member since: Jun 25, 2009

oh you mean like that awesome shaken baby app that apple has....i really wish i had apps like that on my pre.....oh wait that’s right palm actually controls what apps are put in their catalog

9. vzwcody

Posts: 14; Member since: May 22, 2009

That's because the iPhone is a TOY. T-O-Y. Let's hop on the bandwagon and get one because we want to be tredny and unique like everyone else! The Pre sounds like it would be an invaluable business tool; I just got the Storm and it's pretty much PERFECT for not only work, but my home business as well. I look at these business owners that have iPhones and question their integrity, to be honest. Am I the only one?

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