Windows 8 App Store Has 3 Times As Many Downloads As Apple’s Mac Store, But Only One-Fifth The Revenues, Says Distimo

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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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Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).

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