How many iPad specific apps will be available on 4/3?

Discussion in 'iPad Apps' started by johnmoorejohn, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. macrumors member

    Anyone have any idea? Any educated guesses?

    How about a month later? 3 months later?

    Are there any apps that have been announced to be ready on 4/3?
  2. macrumors 65816


    how is anyone supposed to know?
  3. macrumors 65816

    I will guess 1000
  4. macrumors 603



    the only app that will matter that has been confirmed is Plants vs Zombies :D
  5. macrumors 6502a

    No doubt there will be MANY... but I think on the INITAL day of release, maybe not a whole lot, but I'd say give it a week or maybe less or more, and it'll spike. Just a hunch.
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  7. macrumors 68000

    I'm pretty sure Apple is only approving certain apps that it wants specifically for the launch. Didn't the email they sent out about submitting apps for the launch say something like apps must be submitted by (whatever date) to be "considered"?
  8. macrumors 68040

    They are probably being more picky than usual, but still not THAT picky.
  9. macrumors 68000

    I'm not sure what they even meant but I'm guessing there will still be a pretty decent selection and then even more in the following weeks.

    I'm betting most of the apps they demoed in January will be featured at launch. I'm really hoping MLB's app will be ready...that's the one I'm looking forward to.
  10. macrumors 65816


    wrong. 16.
  11. macrumors 65816


    No, you idiot, there will only be 16 pointless apps but 17 in total.
    Get your facts right next time.
  12. macrumors member

    I can say without hesitation that 23 is the number

  13. macrumors 65816


    Unbelievable. All these people just don't know what they are talking about.

    17 for sure.
  14. macrumors 65816


    iPad Specific? My guess is 11. Ammoin HD, Azkend HD, Flight Control HD, Grind HD, HD Recovery,
    Labyrinth 2 HD, NBA Hotshot HD, Numba HD, Plants vs. Zombies HD, Sparkle HD and Worms HD.


  15. macrumors 68040


    All of them.
  16. macrumors regular

    42, obviously.
  17. macrumors 68040


    I think there will be at least 250, but up to 2000. Considering some apps require the device to be made or tested properly.
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    But I know for a fact and can proove that the number has always been 23
  19. macrumors 68020

    I'm going 50.
  20. macrumors regular

    Right, that is the answer, now you must ask the right question.
  21. macrumors 65816

    Sleazy E


    you are both correct in a way. There will be 14 full working apps and 2 lite versions of the apps.
  22. macrumors member


    you can find the question, and the answer in 23
  23. macrumors 68000

    I'll take the over.
  24. macrumors 6502

    One of the benefits to getting the 3G version I think is simply allowing for developers to fix bugs and release versions of their apps for the iPad. By the time I get mine it'll have a lot of the kinks worked out for the apps that were released on or near launch day. Plus other developers who are waiting until they have an iPad in hand will likely have their apps near completion as well.
  25. macrumors 6502

    I honestly don't remember how many were out for the original App store launch, but my honest guess its going to be at 500+, When you have 150k applications out there I would think that at least .5% of those apps would be set up for iPad.

    1% would be 1500. We'll see!

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