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U.S. Army launches app marketplace, probably won't feature Angry Birds or Instagram

U.S. Army launches app marketplace prototype, iOS is up first, Android is coming soon
By Anthony Garreffa from Mar 26, 2012 @ 5:14 CDT

The U.S. Army proposed an app store a while ago now, but it has now become quite real. The U.S. Army over the weekend announced the prototype of the Army Software Marketplace, a web-based app store that currently only features twelve different training apps that have been approved for Army-wide use.

 

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At first, they are just iOS apps, but the Army have promised that it will soon sport apps for Android-based devices, too. The 12 apps that currently reside on the web-based app store will definitely grow, and the Army have noted that the prototype is just:

 

a first step in establishing and exercising new submission and approval processes that will eventually enable Army members, organizations and third-party developers to release applications for Army-wide distribution.

NEWS SOURCES:Engadget.com


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