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Have smartphone apps lost their allure?

Have smartphone apps lost their allure?


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It has been eight years since the App Store opened, and Walt and Nilay are here to discuss the use of smartphone apps today. Walt deleted tons of apps, and it seems to have turned out for the best. With smartphone users downloading an average of zero apps a month, has the glamour of using apps faded away? And if so, what is the next step for smartphone software? Also, Nilay reads a review from Walt about the time the Apple App Store first opened.

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