Google are celebrating, big style, they have just had their 10 billionth app downloaded from the Android Marketplace and to mark this poignant moment they have announced that they are dropping the price of some top selling apps to just a dime or in UK terminology, 10p each.
The Android Marketplace is seeing huge growth very quickly, it has only taken one month to go from nine billion to 10 billion downloads.
Although Apple is still leading the pack, they announced their 15 billionth download in July 2011 but Android is really catching up fast.
Geoff Blaber an analyst for CCS Insight predicts, ‘we’d expect Android to overtake Apple in application downloads in the first half of 2012’.
With the arrival of the Amazon Kindle Fire, Android sales show no abating.
Take a look below at the apps you can pick up today for this incredible rate, grab them while you can.
Minecraft Pocket Edition
Imagine it, build it. Create worlds on the go with Minecraft – Pocket Edition
The new Minecraft – Pocket Edition allows you to build on the go. Use blocks to create masterpieces as you travel, hangout with friends, sit at the park, the possibilities are endless. Move beyond the limits of your computer and play Minecraft everywhere you go.
SwiftKey X Keyboard
Android typing has never been this easy. SwiftKey X Keyboard makes typing much easier on your phone, replacing your touchscreen keyboard with one powered by smarter natural language technology.
SwiftKey X understands how words work together, giving much more accurate corrections and predictions than other keyboards. Very sloppy typing will magically make sense, and SwiftKey X also powerfully predicts the word you may want next.
What’s that song? Identify it FAST with SoundHound. Unlimited music recognition! With the world’s fastest music recognition and exclusive singing search, SoundHound is instant music search and discovery.
And All The Rest…
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