Have you heard? Kim Kardashian created an app. It's called Hollywood and, as of today, it's been downloaded more than 250,000 times from iTunes® and over 420,000 from the Google Play™ store. That, I thought to myself, is probably a sign of the coming apocalypse. Either that, or there are just way too many apps out there.
How many apps do we really need?
The Apple® App Store is a huge business, with more than $10 billion in gross revenue in 2013, and developers have earned more than $20 billion. There are more than 1.2 billion apps available through Apple alone. It's predicted that revenue from the Google Play store will overtake Apple's by 2018. So, apparently, there's no limit to the public's thirst for new apps, and the market will continue to explode until the next best thing comes along.READ MORE