Three years ago, we didn't know what a mobile app store was. Or how popular the concept would become in a very short period of time.
Since Apple's App Store opened in July 2008, however, mobile app sales have skyrocketed as app stores have popped up everywhere. Is it just a passing trend? Research firm Gartner says no way.
In a forecast of what's to come, Gartner released a study today that says more than 17.7 billion apps will be downloaded in this year alone, up over 100 percent from the 8.2 billion downloaded in … Read more