With app stores seemingly emerging from every which way, RIM was able to snag the name “BlackBerry App World” before someone else stole the ‘world’ moniker. App World almost sounds like the equivalent of Disney World, only geared for young nerd instead.
BlackBerry’s new online app store was originally scheduled to go live on Wednesday night, but that apparently isn’t happening for some reason. In any event, one interesting item of interest is that developers in the “BlackBerry App World” won’t be able to price their apps at 99 cents, though they can choose to make it available for free if they want. Instead, the lowest possible price developers can charge for a paid app is $2.99. The following chart was found on the developer FAQ: