Saturday, April 10, 2010
Software developers in Maine cash in on the app phenomenon
Owners of Apple’s iPhone and iPod Touch have downloaded more than three billion applications in the year and a half since the company’s online store launched. That’s more than five and a half million “apps” a day, promising anything from warming up your chilly hands to helping you file your taxes at the tap of a finger.
And, as with just about anything associated with Apple these days, there’s money to be made. This fact has not escaped software developers, the brains behind those handy dandy apps.