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As if we need another reminder at how much Apple’s popular App Store has changed the world in a short time, CNBC happens to be airing a show this Thursday night dedicated to the very same subject.
“Planet of the Apps: A Hand-held Revolution” is a one-hour special premiering Thursday, January 7 which explores the mobile technology phenomenon, with profiles of app developers and their work. The show promises to take a look at how these apps have changed our lives and figure out just how big a business they really are.
“Apps are everywhere,” the CNBC website page reads. “In less than two years, the app craze has taken over. These small applications -- or apps -- that fit on our mobile phone do everything from helping us accomplish mundane tasks to keeping us entertained while we wait for the bus.
“Apps are popular and profitable,” they continue. “Studies estimate, the Apple iPhone apps store alone generates about $200 million a month in sales. Innovative and often addictive apps are changing the way we work and live.”
Hosted by CNBC reporter Scott Wapner, “Planet of the Apps” promises to highlight four key areas:
“Planet of the Apps: A Hand-held Revolution” airs on CNBC this Thursday, January 7 at 10 pm EST / 1 am PST.