Articles tagged with: Apple
We can try to digest the 25 billion number in multiple ways. The most obvious way is to understand how many apps on an average, were downloaded by each person. So the number of iOS devices out there is in the range of 275 million. So we know, each device has had an average download of about 90 apps.which we know, could be wrong, even when you consider a bell curve scenario. Where is the catch?
Statspotting reports that 50 percent of all handset industry profits is made by Apple. That’s right, a player who had no presence in the field 4 years back.
“In less than four years, Apple went from not making a dime on handset sales to commanding approximately half of the industry’s profits, and is now poised to set the bar even higher by shipping 100 million iPhones over a 12-month span, financial experts say.”
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Amazon has a Kindle app on pretty much every platform, and Barnes and Noble has a Nook app on most platforms as well. The only player in the ebook market thats the exception here – Apple. So the question – will Apple ever make iBooks readable across platforms?
If History is any indication, the answer is NO. Apple has been highly protective of its iOS platform – no exceptions granted so far. Yes, the Amazon App store is a genuine challenge to Apple’s 200 Million one-click-pay customers. But we …