Apple Mac App Store To Launch On January 6

Posted Dec 16, 2010

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has announced today that the Mac App Store will officially launch on Thursday, January 6th. The Mac App Store will be available across 90 countries at the launch. The Mac App Store will have paid and free applications across categories like Education, Games, Graphics/Design, Lifestyle, Productivity, and Utilities.

?The App Store revolutionized mobile apps,? stated Apple CEO Steve Jobs. ?We hope to do the same for PC apps with the Mac App Store by making finding and buying PC apps easy and fun. We can?t wait to get started on January 6.?

The Mac App Store will let you find out which apps are new and noteworthy. You will also be able to see staff favorites. There will also be search categories, customer ratings, and reviews.Mac developers keep 70% of the revenues.

[Apple PR]