Android Enthusiasts Push for Paid Apps

Android Enthusiasts Push for Paid Apps

Android users and bloggers are encouraging their fellow smartphone owners to take the “Paid App Pledge.” Those who sign the pledge promise to spend $5 per week on paid Android apps and to spread the word on Twitter.

The movement began when a blogger calculated that the Android Market has paid out a total of $21,000,000 to developers. While that may seem like a lot, it’s just 0.02 percent of the total payout for iPhone developers. Supporters hope that increasing the number of paid Android apps sold will increase developer interest in the OS.

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