“Apple has served over 100 million downloads from its Mac App Store in just 340 days, or approximately 204 Mac apps every minute of the day, making Apple the world’s biggest Mac software retailer,” Jonny Evans reports for Computerworld.
“The store has grown fast. Apple opened for business offering 1,000 applications, now it hosts 10,000 apps,” Evans reports. “The Mac App Store is included with Mac OS X Lion and is available as a software update for any Mac running Mac OS X Snow Leopard.”
Evans reports, “As the Mac platform evolves into a post-PC computing solution, the strategic importance of the App Stores for Apple’s mobile platforms will become ever more important, particularly as the UI teams work to ensure parity in usage between both Mac and iOS platforms in future — a parity Microsoft is also promising to match.”
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