Windows Phone Hits a Milestone

By  |  Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 1:53 pm

Better Windows Phone news: It now has 50,000 apps. Still way behind iOS and Android–and still with major absentees, such as Pandora–but enough to make it the third modern mobile operating system with a critical mass of third-party support.

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3 Comments For This Post

  1. Collins Says:

    Yes, 50K apps with around 49.95K being nothing more than amateurish crapware. What definition of ‘milestone’ would that situation fit in?

  2. Matt Says:

    I'm here to echo what Collins has said. I bought a Samsung Focus as a backup should my iPhone get damaged, and while perusing the Marketplace I found it to be a wonderful example of why App Storess should be curated. I had to sort through quite a bit of junk to find something worth investigating. Angry Birds and Spotify won't cut it, and 1,000 "How to get chicks" apps for $1.99 won't do it either.

  3. insurance Says:

    I have bought HTC. I think Iphone is better.