Research In Motion's BlackBerry App World has reached a significant milestone.
According to the mobile company, 1 billion applications have been downloaded from the mobile marketplace since it launched a little over two years ago. According to RIM, the store, which is running in some BlackBerry smartphones and the company's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, is available in over 100 countries around the world.
RIM's announcement yesterday may have been badly timed, though. Less than a week ago, Apple announced that 15 billion applications have been downloaded from its App Store since that marketplace launched in 2008. Apple hit … Read more