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Posted by Harjeet October 01, 2010 06:26

The makers of Blackberry announced that their App World now homes over 10,000 apps of quality that will give users a worthwhile experience rather than a novelty laugh like fart apps.

The competition, Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android, sell mobile phone apps with a remarkable number of joke themes, whereas Blackberry’s focus is to give developers a chance to shine hence the smaller amount of apps they offer.

Alan Panezic, VP of platform product management says: "We aren't focusing on, say, hitting the 50,000 app mark."

Blackberry’s aim is to let developers create SuperApps so that they are drowned out by the sillier apps which don’t add anything to the smartphone experience besides a quick, cheap laugh.

"For us, apps are all about adding real value to the end-user's life and creating revenue for developers," said Alan Panezic. "We don't need 200 fart apps in App World. Those are apps you'll use three or four times then never open again. You're not looking at ads, clicking on ads or buying premium upgrades, and the app isn't adding any value to your device."

And these SuperApps which add real value to your life will be beneficial for developers because it will reap greater revenue. "With the focus on SuperApps, we're trying to create a sustainable app ecosystem," added Panezic.

Blackberry hope customers will spend cash for phone apps to better the App World and give developers incentive to create useful additions instead of disposable ones.




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