GetJar a mobile ecosystem alternative to iPhone

Mobile applications portal GetJar has clocked more than 300 million downloads from the community of mobile users who don’t own the ubiquitous Apple iPhone, the U.K.-based company said.

GetJar gives users a “mobile ecosystem” of mobile applications, including well-known platforms like Google Maps, Yahoo! Go, and Opera, and lesser-known sites like Nimbuzz, eBuddy and MyWaves.

Besides access to free applications, the portal also serves as a beta-test community for developers looking to evaluate products and get to market quickly.

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