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Description:   Brian Gillett needed some extra money to put his son through private school, so he developed an iPhone app that helps users find a nearby mailbox.

Source: CNNMoney – video report
Date: 12/09/2009


Questions for discussion: 

  • Why do you think developers of iPhone apps come from such varied backgrounds, as illustrated by Brian Gillett. Explain your answer.
  • How does the growth in successful apps help the growth of iPhone sales?
  • Create an idea for an app that you would be willing to buy for under $5.

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