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    Default Weekend BB10 Portathon: 8200 new apps

    On Jan 11, 2013, two Portathons were to be held simultaneously and virtually. RIM has extended its invitation to mobile app makers across many platforms. One Portathon is specifically for Android app developers and the other for platforms, such as Appcelerator, Maramalade, Sencha, jQuery, PhoneGap and Qt.

    Submitted apps for this weekends portathon: 8200 10000 11000 12,000 14,000 15,000 Final

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    RIM announces virtual "Port-a-thon" for BlackBerry; Promises $100 per approved app port
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    good news


    Can someone confirm the total now??? I have heard 70,000 (i think this is the number frank has been saying)........100,000.....110,000......120,000... .......now the number is +8200 atleast.

    whats it at for launch, anyone know?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bold_until_Hybrid_Comes View Post
    good news


    Can someone confirm the total now??? I have heard 70,000 (i think this is the number frank has been saying)........100,000.....110,000......120,000... .......now the number is +8200 atleast.

    whats it at for launch, anyone know?
    RIM won't confirm anything at the moment, if this makes it to 10,000 or more apps we will have 80,000 altogether (that we currently know about).
    I think RIM is trying to surprise us at the launch event, right now I THINK we are up to 110,000 apps (or more).
    Also guys, remember the event still has 9 hours or more left.
    That is plenty of time for more apps!
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    Default Weekend BB10 Portathon: 8200 new apps

    Yea and there is still over two weeks until launch. If they continue on this path they will easily hit 100k at launch.

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    I hear 135,000 apps

    Time will tell. When the CMO said 70,000 he meant native apps. Not counting all the apps you can port from: iOS, WebOS, Android, QT, QML, HTML5, Air/Flash
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    This sounds like a lot of fun and hard work at the same time. Wish I knew how to write/make apps so I could chip in.

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    12000 is the latest number.
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    Current update is at 12,000 apps submitted with 7 hours to go

    Twitter / zehr2: ready for this!? 12k...that's ...

    Been updating it in this thread too (http://forums.crackberry.com/general...n-rate-761955/)
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    When the cmo said 70000 apps, did he mean already submitted apps or is that their realistic goal.
    After they approve all the 12k and more of today, that number will go way higher. I really like the rim exec. team . Alec saunders sure knows what hes doing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by justbb10x View Post
    When the cmo said 70000 apps, did he mean already submitted apps or is that their realistic goal.
    After they approve all the 12k and more of today, that number will go way higher. I really like the rim exec. team . Alec saunders sure knows what hes doing.
    I DID write my version of Tomago last night(as per your request) called Tomago Bonsai- look for it when BB10 is out.
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    Passed the 14,000 mark and is heading to 15,000
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    Quote Originally Posted by W Hoa View Post
    Passed the 14,000 mark and is heading to 15,000
    The official time is over but they decided to keep going until they hit 15,000

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    15000 is a great amount of apps. The only thing is that the majority of them are probably android ports. FUN FACT: RIM has to pay out 1 500 000 dollars to developers for this one portathon.
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    That's cheap!
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    15,000 it is.

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