While Bing is showing over ten search results on a page and Google users are complaining that Google is sometimes showing only seven results on a page, Apple decides to go with one search result per page.
As a developer of iPhone apps, I find this pretty upsetting. There are apps we sell that simply won't be seen anymore because of this change. In the past, Apple showed a listing of apps, now they show one app per search page. Here are screen shots:
Now, the iPad App Search results are better, not great, but better:
These new search results came with the iOS 6 upgrade. I am honestly not sure who at Apple felt this was a good idea?
How does this help developers?
How does this help app searchers?
What am I missing? It just might look cool?
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