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Android Market surpasses 50,000 applications

Updated Dec 19th, 2018 6:36PM EST

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AndroLib, the definitive tracker of Android applications, claims the Android Market has surpassed the 50,000 application milestone. This figure is unofficial as Google has been reticent to disclose actual numbers. During its recent earnings call, Google said it was aware of 38,000 applications, although the accuracy of the figures came into question as they were calculated at an undisclosed time. Last month alone, the Android Market was said to have grown by 9,330 apps. True, the Android Market still has a ways to go before it can rival Apple’s App Store in terms of the sheer number of applications offered, but this is some mighty impressive growth nonetheless. Love it or hate it, there is no denying that the little green robot is currently hotter than Hansel.Read