Global applications are expected to earn $25 billion in 2013, a rise of 62% year over year, Gartner reported. "But it's also unpredictable. About 63% of the apps used daily now differ from those used daily a year ago," Scott Austin writes. And despite some 1.7 billion apps available at various stores, consumers typically concentrate on only eight at a time. Among the facts collated here: It's feast or famine for developers, with 34% making less than $15,000, 65% less than $35,000 and only 12% topping $100,000, per GigaOM Pro.
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