If you needed anymore proof that the sale of apps for smartphones was a huge and booming business than the success of the App Store here it is. A company called Research2guidance has offered up the results of its app research.
According to the company, the market for apps was worth $2.2 billion in the first half of the year. To compare for all of 2009 the app market was worth only $1.7 billion. The number of apps downloaded in the first half of 2010 was 3.9 billion with only 3.1 billion downloaded in all of 2009.