In the smartphone market RIM's Blackberry is number one with Apple's iPhone in a distant second place. But in the app world Apple is leading the way. Currently the iPhone app store gets 10 to 20 times more downloads per day over the Blackberry app store.
Business Insider says that the Blackberry App World has 20 million registered users and nearly 1 million apps downloaded daily according to RIM co-CEO Jim Balsillie. Where Apple has anywhere between 10 to 20 million app downloads per day.
Currently the top free app in the Blackberry App World is RIM's own Blackberry Messenger followed by a text to speech application that can read your text messages and emails. Where the top free apps right now in iTunes are Spill Da' Milk and Little Metal Ball. The top two Blackberry apps are boring but the top iPhone apps are fun and interactive. If RIM wants to gain shares in their app store they need to make the Blackberry more accessible to gaming which seems to be what users want.
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