Sep 17, 2010
Big Red is at it again. What looks to be its latest assault on Android, Verizon is planning to launch its own Android App Store. I can already see Agent Fox Mulder’s desk piling up with pages and pages of Verizon conspiracy theories. Let’s take a look at what this may or may not mean.
For developers, it’s another avenue to market their apps, but at the same time if it’s already available in Google’s Android market, why even bother? For one, the biggest complaint against the Android market is the fact that you have to sift through endless amounts of crap to find a quality app. Secondly, you have what seems to be a clone experiment gone bad with the amount of duplicate styled apps populating your pages.