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Thursday, March 11, 2010

E-book apps take the lead in the Apple App Store

According to the Mobclix website, the number of e-book apps has surpassed the number of apps in all other categories. Over the past year, e-book apps have been in the top five along with games, education, entertainment, and travel but this is the first time e-books have taken the lead. Over the last four weeks, an additional 6,000 e-book apps have been added to the app store increasing the total from 20,621 (14.3%) to 26,977 (18.6%). The games category follows e-books with 25,334 apps (17.5%). Education is in fourth with 9,900 apps (6.8%).

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