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Study: Android App Peddlers Struggle to Close the Deal

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http://www.linuxinsider.com – Google's Android Market may be rapidly catching up to Apple's App Store in terms of sheer quantity, but app sales still vary greatly between the two, according to an analysis released on Friday by Distimo. The numbers give Apple a clear advantage in sales of applications. The report found that in March and April of this year, six paid iPhone applications generated 500,000-plus downloads in the United States. For Google's Android Marketplace, only two apps have gotten over the 500,000 benchmark, and that is including worldwide sales. (General)