A few interesting tidbits/excerpts:
The average iPhone owner has downloaded at least 15 applications in the past six months.I love that last point the most, especially in the midst of such brutal economic conditions. It's nice to see you can develop an app without a lot of upfront investment; it's also great that both parties share the risk as well as the potential wealth.
Research firm Evans Data says 20% of wireless developers now create software for Apple, up from 8% six months ago.
TD Ameritrade hired an Argentine developer to crate its mobile software -- and paid nothing upfront. Instead, the developer gets a cut of commissions from trades using its program.