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125 weeks ago, by James
The £6.5 billion apps industry
The vast majority of apps don't take off, but those that do have created an industry that earns more than Hollywood.

The advantage that apps have is that they are relatively low budget to create, when compared to a film, so success can be very profitable. Wired Magazine estimated that Angry Birds cost $140k to make and netted Finnish mobile phone company $70 million.

Apple now has more than 1 million apps in the apps store and estimates that more than 60 billion have been downloaded.
125 weeks ago, by Jackie
I suspect business apps will overtake websites in due course.
125 weeks ago, by James
Yes, I agree.
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I live in Milford-On-Sea in Hampshire. When I'm not working I like to spend time with my family, walk my dog and read. I'm the founder of Lens Digital and I believe in simple, elegant websites that are fun and engaging to use.
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