app world

  • RIM Fleshes Out BB10 App World With Music, Movies, And TV Shows; Devs Can Access It “Immediately”

    RIM Fleshes Out BB10 App World With Music, Movies, And TV Shows; Devs Can Access It “Immediately”

    BlackBerry 10 is still a ways away, but RIM VP of Business Development Martyn Mallick has revealed that the operating system’s App World storefront will sport plenty of new content very shortly. Despite the potentially limiting name, RIM’s App World will soon play home to music, movies, and television shows for the company’s 80 million users to browse and buy. Read More

  • Gartner Forecasts Mobile App Store Revenues Will Hit $15 Billion in 2011

    Gartner Forecasts Mobile App Store Revenues Will Hit $15 Billion in 2011

    How big a business are mobile apps? In a new report, market research firm Gartner forecasts that global mobile app store revenues will triple from $5.2 billion last year to $15 billion in 2011, and keep growing to an astounding $58 billion by 2014. As with any forecast of a hypergrowth market, you can be sure this one will change in six months, and the further out you go the more… Read More

  • TuneWiki: From #1 App On Cydia To Legit Apps For iPhone, Android And BlackBerry

    There are loads of music applications for the iPhone and iPod Touch, which is hardly surprising considering the history of the iPod device and the deep integration of the portable devices with iTunes. Up until now, the most downloaded application for jailbroken iPhones on Cydia was also a music-related one: TuneWiki, an app that brings music streaming, a lyrics database and music videos… Read More

  • Blackberry App World minimum paid price set at $2.99

    RIM took the wraps off of App World yesterday and now we are getting the first taste of what’s to come. It seems that the minimum paid tier (apps can be free, btw) for an app is $2.99, which is catching some of us off guard as Apple’s App Store has been widely successfully with $.99 and $1.99 apps. That extra dollar might make people stop and think about purchasing the app rather… Read More