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Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Special Device Help Prevent Suddent Infant Death

Researchers from Germany's Fraunhofer Institute for Reliability and Microintegration IZM in Berlin has developed a new breathing sensor system that help prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). This syst...

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University Installs Grass Lawn in School Library

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Wash Your Clothes in a Portable Washing Machine [Video]

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Fart-Deodorizing Underwear Sold in Japan

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iPhone Freemium Apps: Win-Win Situation

Written on November 11, 2010 by R. Depp

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Freemium apps are in-demand right now for iPhone users. Why not? Users try out a game and move along if they want. It is also beneficial for developers since they have the chance to sell premium features of their apps. It is just beneficial to both parties, isn't it?

A deeper look on the popular iPhone apps boils down to the conclusion that 34 of the top 100 apps are offered for free. The companies behind these apps gain profit from in-app purchases and premium features. The growth of Freemium Appls is significant since several developers see it as a successful path to take.

In a statistics gathered by App Annie, there are only two freemium iPhone apps in January but today, there are already 20 apps available. These 20 apps are part of the 50 apps which offer in-app purchases.

Despite the huge growth, freemium apps contribute only small percentage of apps in general. The percentage was not an issue these days since freemium apps are raking more money by being on the top apps.

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