Skyhook Wireless, developers of the XPS positioning system, is reporting that LBS (location based service) iPhone apps are, on average, four times less expensive than their Blackberry counterparts. Location-aware apps in the Blackberry App World average $13.60 a pop, while the average price of LBS apps in the iTunes App Store is only $3.60. While the two marketplaces are separate, and different pricing trends are to be expected, this kind of discrepancy might be enough to encourage some to consider changing teams.
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