Infographic Compares Major Smartphone App Stores

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I guess it’s not even all that fair to call them smartphone app stores anymore, since tons of people are using the iPad and other tablet devices to download apps too. Whatever the case, this handy infographic culls together some interesting data from the six biggest mobile app stores out there right now. Not surprisingly, the Apple App Store is still very much on top in just about every measurable regard.

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Apple’s App store set to pull in $2 billion in 2011

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Gartner estimated the app market had hit $4 billion in 2010, and will grow to $27 billion by 2013. With Apple’s app store expected to pull in $2 billion this year alone. Add to that the rumor of a February launch of an iPhone that works on Verizon -– the largest network in the U.S. — greater availability will mean more new users with new phones to fill with new apps.

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Hackulous Mobile Hunt is a reverse BitTorrent for jailbroken iPhone apps

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If you were to cast aside all the potental legal ramifications, the concept and infrastructure behind BitTorrent is quite a brilliant one. Instead of downloading your desired file from a single source, you download little pieces of that file from many other sources. What if you could take the same idea and apply it in reverse for mobile apps?

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Angry Birds Seasons ready for the holidays

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They could call it the Christmas Edition, but Rovio probably wanted to be a little more inclusive. If you’ve already got three stars on all the stages in the original, then it’s time to upgrade your way to Angry Birds Seasons. Those enraged fowl are back for another battle with the pigs and, as you can expect, much of the action remains the same as the first game.

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Acer Android + Windows tablets unveiled alongside a dual screen hybrid

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Some people may lead you to believe that the tablet market is already saturated with the Apple iPad and none of these other competitors are going to matter. I beg to differ. The market is just heating up and Acer has thrown its name into the arena with at least two Android powered tablets for next year.

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