Apple’s App Store turns five: You’re great, now change
Apple’s App Store has come a long way since its launch in 2008.
What a difference five years makes.
Apple’s App Store has a lot to brag about as it celebrates its fifth birthday on Wednesday. Over the last half decade, it helped fully realize the Swiss army-capabilities of the smartphone, which could do far more than make phone calls and browse the Internet. While not the first, it set the standard for mobile application marketplaces to come. The best part: it made apps accessible to everyone.
“Nothing like the App Store existed before and it has fundamentally changed…