Kimberly (kimberly071182) wrote in polloftheday,
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The App Craze

Poll #1715053 The App Craze

Are you "app" crazy?

Yes
0(0.0%)
A little
12(26.1%)
No
31(67.4%)
What's an app?
3(6.5%)

Do you know other people who are app crazy?

No, no one I know personally
19(41.3%)
One or two people
12(26.1%)
A few people
7(15.2%)
More than a few people
4(8.7%)
Nearly everyone I know
2(4.3%)
No, really, what's an app?
2(4.3%)

Beyond normal computer software (larger applications for laptops, desktops, etc.), which until recently were the only "apps" most of us used, and regardless of platform (iWhatever, Facebook, Google Chrome, etc.), are you willing to pay a one time fee for what is now commonly referred to as an app?

Yes
4(8.7%)
Depends on the use, price, platform, etc.
28(60.9%)
No
14(30.4%)

Are you willing to pay a monthly fee for what is now commonly referred to as an app?

Yes
0(0.0%)
Depends on the use, price, platform, etc.
10(21.7%)
No
36(78.3%)

Are you willing to pay a one time fee, then a monthly fee for what is now commonly referred to as an app?

Yes
1(2.2%)
Depends on the use, price, platform, etc.
7(15.2%)
No
38(82.6%)

Are you willing to pay a one time payment for app "currency"?

Yes
0(0.0%)
Depends on the use, price, platform, etc.
7(15.6%)
No
38(84.4%)

Which have you done recently? (check all that apply)

Used or played an app for free
30(48.4%)
Purchased an app for a one time fee
15(24.2%)
Paid/agreed to pay a monthly app fee
0(0.0%)
Purchased an app for a one time fee, then paid/agreed to pay a monthly fee
0(0.0%)
Paid a one time fee for app currency
2(3.2%)
None of the above
15(24.2%)

What is/are your favorite app platform(s)?

Regardless of platform, what type(s) of apps are you interested in? (check all that apply)

Free
35(17.5%)
Books
20(10.0%)
Business
0(0.0%)
Education & Reference
11(5.5%)
Entertainment
20(10.0%)
Finance
1(0.5%)
Games
29(14.5%)
Healthcare & Fitness
6(3.0%)
Music
17(8.5%)
Navigation
10(5.0%)
News & Weather
19(9.5%)
Social Networking
22(11.0%)
Sports
4(2.0%)
Other (feel free to comment below)
0(0.0%)
None of the above/I'm not interested in apps
6(3.0%)

Do you currently use an app you feel you can't possibly live without?

Yes (feel free to comment below)
9(20.0%)
More than one, actually (feel free to comment below)
1(2.2%)
No
35(77.8%)


As defined by PCMag.com: (APPlication) The term has been used as shorthand for "application" in the IT community for decades but became newly popular for mobile applications, especially since the advent of Apple's iTunes App Store in 2008.
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