The Android Market passed 100,000 apps about half and hour ago according to a tweet by @AndroidDev, the official Twitter account of Google’s Android team:

100k Android Market Now At 100,000 Apps And Counting

Of course, Google’s app store is still over 200,000 apps behind Apple’s App Store, but considering that the Apple App Store had a significant head start, Android continues to gain ground as developers – despite what Steve Jobs says – are increasingly attracted to the explosive growth of Android headsets.