We're big fans of mobile apps here at Lifehacker, and it turns out everyone is too. According to research firm Gartner, more than 17.7 billion mobile apps will be downloaded in 2011. Of those, 81% will be free, which is just fine by us; there's absolutely stuff out there that is worth paying for, but we'll never say no to a well-constructed free productivity app. [Gartner]
We're Going To Download 17.7 Billion Mobile Apps This Year
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