VIDEO: iPad App Store in Action!

Discussion in 'iPad' started by Hard-Hat-Mac, Mar 28, 2010.

  1. Hard-Hat-Mac macrumors regular

    May 18, 2007
    Philly Burbs
  2. zub3qin macrumors 65816


    Apr 10, 2007
    Prices are pretty steep for iPad apps compared to iPhone. I know that there is more work for developers to make an iPad app.... but 4 or 5 times the iPhone cost is not going to sell well. When an iPhone app costs $1 or $2, the iPad version shouldn't be $10.
  3. flyguy206 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 5, 2008

    People need to stop comparing the ipad to the iphone/touch. The ipad is not the iphone.
  4. sushi Moderator emeritus


    Jul 19, 2002
    iPad app store interface looks very nice.

    I wonder how well the iPad apps -- since they seem to be more expensive -- will sell?
  5. IronLogik macrumors 6502

    Jun 15, 2009
    Don't rush out and buy the apps. Odds are we'll see them return to earth's atmosphere after the initial excitement factor ends in a few months. Only buy the ones you absolutely need or want and can't wait for.
  6. JoshJosh117 macrumors 6502

    Nov 8, 2007
  7. Peace macrumors Core


    Apr 1, 2005
    Space--The ONLY Frontier
    How are people getting their hands on the app store?
  8. capitanbuzo macrumors 65816

    Jul 17, 2007
    Maybe through the SDK?
  9. LadyHoneyBabe macrumors 6502

    Mar 22, 2010
    Was that the desktop version of the app store? I noticed a mouse pointer.
  10. wingnut8 macrumors 65816


    Jun 8, 2007
  11. amorya macrumors 6502

    Jun 17, 2007
    When the iPhone app store was released, many developers were shocked that the public expected to pay so much less for iPhone apps than Mac apps. While some iPhone apps are quicker to create than Mac apps, a $3 iPhone app is not ten times quicker to create than a $30 Mac app. The difference was in perceived value in the minds of the general public: a device with a smaller physical size led to the perception that its software should be cheaper.

    The iPad is a much larger device, closer in size to many laptops than it is to the iPhone. By that metric, the prices should be more in line with desktop software.
  12. SebZen macrumors 6502

    Apr 12, 2009
    I don't know, I really hate the Brushes dev. Looking at that video, it has NOTHING the iPhone version doesn't have. No new brushes or features that I could see, and nothing in the description to indicate otherwise.

    He just added a bigger canvas to fit the screen and upped the price.

    Son of a biscuit
  13. zub3qin macrumors 65816


    Apr 10, 2007
    By that logic, using the video output cable to hook up the iPad to a 42" lcd tv should result in the app you are using to cost $400.

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