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Apr 5, 2010, 12:59 PM
I wish Apple and developers would allow us to "sample" apps before we buy them. Like books allow us to try a sample through iBookstore.

Why not?

Apr 5, 2010, 01:10 PM
Some do with the Lite versions of their apps.

Apr 5, 2010, 01:13 PM
It's called "marketing" and a few developers do a great job of it -- others obviously do not. Since I look at mostly media apps I have to say that the media companies do a particularly bad job.

I don't know if a "sample" is what is called for, but certainly a YouTube video that demonstrates the app in action would be nice.

Apr 5, 2010, 01:15 PM
I think Apple should allow developers some sort of option where you an try a full blown app for 30 minutes and then buy it within the app. I don't blame developers who don't throw out a Lite version since that takes extra development time to throw together.

Apr 5, 2010, 01:17 PM
They seem to have less lite apps than the Touch had.

Apr 5, 2010, 01:40 PM
That is the great thing about Googles Android Market. Try any app for 24 hours if you don't like it return it for a full refund.