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App Store: Now With Over 20.000 iPad Apps

Two months ago, when the iPad App Store hit the 10.000 available apps mark, we said that 20.000 would be available by August. This morning I opened the App Store app on my iPad and found out that, yes, 20.690 iPad apps are available.

At a rate of 5.000 approved apps per month, and some great pieces of software coming out in these weeks (Times, Flipboard, Calcbot, Viewfinder, The Incident, OmniFocus - just to name a few) it’s not hard to imagine that by the end of the year 35.000 / 40.000 apps will be available and that many of them will be great apps.

It’s the second wave we’ve always talked about, and it’s happening now.

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