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Great video on "crap apps"

The Wall Street Journal has posted a fun video about "crap apps," those apps the are entertaining — and useless. I've posted about some of them. The irony, which isn't of course lost on the Wall Street Journal, is that these apps often make a lot more money than the serious apps. Among others, the video interviews Corey Johnson, whose crap app Mustache has made some $10,000, even though he only spent a few hours on it, and whose serious apps have sold little. He says he'd prefer to do serious apps, but the money is in -- crap.

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Jim Karpen holds a Ph.D. in literature and writing, and has a love of gizmos. His doctoral dissertation focused on the revolutionary consequences of digital technologies and anticipated some of the developments taking place in the industry today. Jim has been writing about the Internet and technology since 1994 and has been using Apple's visionary products for decades.