NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- As the number of smartphone users continues to grow -- IDC reported Friday that about 372 million handsets were shipped in the first quarter, up from 310 million in the year-ago period -- so do

Apple's

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App Store and

Google's

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Android Market. At last count, there were more than 150,000 programs for Android and nearly three times that for iOS.

Apps, after all, are what make the smartphone (or tablet), and can be a big differentiator in helping sway customers toward one platform or another,

analysts say.

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wants to know which apps you love and hate, what's over-hyped and which ones we should review in future app roundups. Come discuss!

--Blog written by Olivia Oran and

TheStreet

staff.