Steve Jobs Billions Dollars Gift to Apps Developers

A latest report on Mobile Market by Ovum Research http://www.itproportal.com/2011/09/08/market-analyst-firm-ovum-predicts-android-outperform-apple-ios-number-app-downloads/  informs that there would be   apps downloads this year itself. Though many of the downloads are free, the paid / freemium Apps download adding direct wealth of collectively billions of dollars in the pockets of Apps Developers. Of course, this number is bigger if you add Advertisement revenue or Apps triggering transaction revenue. The direct download market would reach to  $3.7 billion in 2011, growing 92 per cent over last year .  Though the Android share in the total downloads is higher, the iPhone consumers are paying more with projected $2.86 billion in 2016, compared to $1.5 billion for Android. Credit goes to Steve Jobs and Apple for creating such a huge market opportunity. Consider it is a gift of a one geek to the geeks community!

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