Microsoft made a big push to ensure that when Windows 8 went live in October, the apps in its Windows Store would not disappoint, claiming it would have more apps than any other platform at launch, and then cracking 20,000 apps within the first month. Now, according to new figures from Distimo, the store has followed through with strong download activity: the daily download volume of the top 300 apps is already three times higher than that of the top 300 in the Apple Mac Store. Read the full story at TechCrunch.
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"Windows 8 App Store Has 3 Times As Many Downloads As Apple’s Mac Store, But Only One-Fifth The Revenues, Says Distimo" by @ShellyPalmer
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