Apps can save lives. Some make our lives easier, while others offer a cheap laugh. They help us get through boring meetings, providing us with more entertaining and stimulating tasks like slicing fruit, knocking over bird houses and transforming photos into artsy masterpieces. Without apps, how else could you see how you’d look 50 pounds heavier? Or in 30 years? Or as a zombie?
Yet the real life-changing stories involving apps come from the developers who birth them. The most popular apps go viral, selling like hotcakes and bringing in the bacon with no additional effort by their creators.
Whether you’re an app consumer or producer, here are some interesting stats about these hot little digital commodities.