Palm now reviewing paid applications for the App Catalog, sales begin in mid-september

by admin August 19, 2009 at 2:06 pm

The Palm Pre has taken a lot of heat for its limited App Catalog, which, months after the launch of the device and its respective SDK, still only contains roughly 30 applications. It’s easy to look at the numbers and forget the backstories; the iPhone went a whole year and entire model before they even had an App Store. BlackBerries have long had access to third party apps, but only as of late (seven years after the introduction of the BlackBerry) does RIM have a distribution channel.

Three months after they stuck their hand back in the boiling pot that is the mobile world, Palm is opening the doors to more developers, albeit in a early trial mode.

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