Windows Phone Store Now Contains More Than 300,000 Apps
Microsoft has revealed within its latest statistical report that its Windows Phone Store now contains more than 300,000 applications that are available to download. While it was not revealed just how many applications have been developed by Microsoft and other large entities versus independent developers, the latest number signifies that Windows Phone is growing quickly as a platform. According to a Microsoft spokesperson, "In the past year alone the Windows and Windows Phone app catalog has grown 94 percent, while the number of active developers has grown by 50 percent." Just in the last six months alone, statistics have shown that 100,000 apps were uploaded to the Windows Phone Store.