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RIM BlackBerry App World: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly $3 Starting Price Point

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Last night, Research In Motion (RIM) officially named its upcoming BlackBerry software store, BlackBerry App World. For the most part, RIM has been generous with details about App World, making regular announcements and providing status updates for both BlackBerry users and developers. But yesterday the BlackBerry maker dropped a bomb: Not counting free apps, the lowest price point for App World software will be $2.99. No $0.99 apps. Not even $1.99 apps. And that just might be enough to sink—or at least severely batter—RIM’s app-store-ship before it even sets sail. Here’s why.

BlackBerry App World
BlackBerry App World

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