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      Jan 24th, 09, 4:14 AM
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> "Crap" iPhone App Making $200/hr
> Written by iDev Guy
> Thursday, 22 January 2009 17:59
>
> AppleInsider has a funny story of an iPhone App Developer who wrote an
> app in 20 minutes and is [now] making $200/hr.
>
> The app is Sound Grenade and sells for free on the App Store.
>
> Its developer had earlier written 20 other apps but wanted to try
> something different by developing an app that can annoy other people.
> Sound Grenade as the name suggests plays a heavy pitched sound and
> that's it. As per the developer, it is a 10-line code app! The app has
> reached the 2nd spot in the top free apps category based on a
> sustained downloads of 100,000 a day. After hitting the top 10, he
> decided to put up some ads and based on millions of ad impressions, he
> is making $200 an hour! According to the New Zealand based programmer,
> the App Store is like the YouTube of the software. AppleInsider quote
> him
>
> "I've got to make apps to be in the game. Every idea that I don't
> do, for being too rubbish or stupid, could have been in the top 100."
>


Oh, no. The Maemo hackers will have the clone up in no time, just like "I
Am Free":

http://repository.maemo.org/extras/p...e/i/i-am-free/

a clone of "I Am Rich", which sold to these dummies like hotcakes at
$1000/download at the app store!





 
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