Google has officially indicated that there are now more 700,000 apps in the Google Play Store, available for smartphones and tablets. The news comes just a short week after Apple made the same claim for its App Store and looks to be a race to the next milestone. After getting a late start against Apple four years ago this month, the Google Play Store/Android Market has grown some serious momentum en route to becoming the largest app distribution channel.
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