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Apple bringing App Store model to the Mac

Steve Jobs just announced that the Mac desktop computer will get its own App Store. So Mac users will have access to apps in the same way that iPhone users have grown accustomed to downloading apps.

Developers will keep 70 percent of the revenues, while Apple gets the rest -- the same revenue split as the iPhone App Store.

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It appears Apple is hoping that the iPhone App Store model will turbo-charge app sales for the Mac. Interesting times. It shows how Apple's mobile experience is influencing its desktop business.

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