Ruminations on the electronics industry from David Manners, Senior Components Editor on Electronics Weekly.
Apple apps have generated $30 billion revenues since 2008, says Apple, with the apps developers taking $20 billion of that and Apple taking $10 billion.
European Apple apps developers have taken nearly a third of the total apps revenues with $6.5 billion.
The Apple apps store has 1.2 million apps which have attracted over 75 billion downloads.
Apps in general will be an $86 billion industry this year, says Apple, with $16.5 billion of that generated in Europe.