Palm's App Catalog Hits 1,000...Finally

Posted: Dec 31 2009, 12:09pm CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 6:30pm CDT, in News | Mobile Phones

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Palm's App Catalog has had a troubled history and one hell of a rough start. Initially, developers were restricted entirely from using the Mojo SDK. Palm is very paranoid about who they give access too, and it's hurt their ability to attract developers greatly. Thankfully, Pre owners are now starting to have a decent selection of apps to choose from. Electronista reports that the App Catalog is close to reaching 1,000 apps. Pre and Pixi owners (from MyPre) currently have 946 apps to choose from. That number is expected to break 1,000 around the time of the CES 2010 convention where, interestingly enough, Palm is going to make a keynote address. That number doesn't sound impressive compared to the App Store's 100,000+, but you have to consider the fact that the Catalog only had 30 apps when it launched back in June.The Pre is starting to show its age a bit now, but this news plus the latest Verizon rumors helps to paint a brighter picture of this gadget's future. Now, if only Palm would put out some new hardware...

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