Even Nokia thinks there’s a Windows Phone app gap of sorts


Microsoft’s(s msft) Windows Phone platform may boast 165,000 mobile apps but Nokia(s nok) thinks there’s more work to be done in order to grow sales. Some key quotes from Nokia Vice President Bryan Biniak in an interview with International Business Times last Friday highlight the “app gap” challenge while also setting the bar higher for mobile app experiences. Here are a few key quotes from Biniak:

“To give you a reason to switch, I need to make sure the apps that you care about on your device are not only on our phones, but are better. I also need to provide you unique experiences that you can’t get on your other devices.”

This is the same point I’ve made in the past when discussing the challenge facing BlackBerry(s BBRY). And it’s why that company and Microsoft are currently fighting to be the third smartphone platform that’s well behind iOS(s…

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