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app store

A website for downloading free and paid applications for mobile devices or desktop computers. Apple coined the term; however, it may refer to Apple's store or to any other online store for application software. See online app store.
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Apple is currently cleaning up its App Store, after a malicious program hit several applications in China Malware attacks on mobile operating systems seem to be getting more frequent, with the latest victim being Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ:AAPL) App Store.
Flexera Software recently announced the release of App Portal, its enterprise app store. App Portal is the first universal enterprise app store, with unified application self-service across environments--from desktop to mobile.
The two most important variables in evaluating the need for a banking app store are the total number of apps and the presence (or lack) of an application programming interface (API) platform.
Upon reflection, it was fairly obvious that the "app store" model was the preferred method of marketing apps to mobile users.
Available to all Apple device users by simply visiting the Apple App Store and users should search for Werner Enterprises then select "install".
Apple's App Store has over 500 million accounts associated with it and had recorded 20 billion app downloads in 2012 alone.
In a press release issued today, Apple revealed that nearly 20 billion of the 40 billion apps downloaded from the iOS App Store by its 500 million active account holders were in 2012, and that December saw a record number of downloads, with more than two billion downloads occurring during the month.
Many of the smartphone market players are concentrating their resources and capabilities on the app store, a contents market for smartphone users, due to its high value creation and switching cost for customers.
The app store now offers around 600,000 applications to owners of Apple devices.
Cloud commerce company Digital River Inc (NASDAQ: DRIV) on Friday announced the addition of new white-labeled global enterprise app stores to its Global Commerce enterprise solution, which offers in-app purchasing technology and app lifecycle optimisation services.
That fellow Connecticut company's new app store also is being used by COCC to host the applications it's offering its clients.
Once considered to be an expertise area of Apple's App Store, alternative app store offerings have gained traction with Android Market, Nokia's Ovi Store, RIM's App World, Microsoft Marketplace and Samsung Apps coming into the market since last year.