The App Store was started just 4 years ago, in July of 2008, and it's already nearing yet another major milestone. As the number of iOS devices owned worldwide continues to surge with every quarter, the App Store is nearing a total of 25 billion cumulative download, and someone somewhere is going to win a $10,000 iTunes giftcard straight from the Cupertino-based company.
Apple has been pretty open with everyone on how many applications have been downloaded from the app store. Progressively, as each major figure is reached, announcements are made. Last week, Apple announced that a total of more than 15 billion applications had been downloaded from the app store – a
The gaming giant, PopCap Games is said to be being acquired for over $1 billion by TechCrunch’s sources. PopCap Games are the geniuses behind the classics, Plants vs. Zombies (iPhone), Bejeweled (iPhone), Peggle (iPhone) and more. The even bigger giant, who is making the purchase, is not known for sure,
As a follow up from last week’s article on Apple’s newest contest, the 10th billion app download has happened yesterday. And if you saw our article with the projected date and time when the 10th billion app would be downloaded or you checked out Tenbillionapps at all, you’d know that
Just like last year when Apple gave away a $10,000 iTunes giftcard to the person who downloaded the 10 billionth song, they are doing it this year too. With a little twist, this time its going out to the app-buyer rather than the music-buyer. The app store is amazingly huge,
Since its launch, the App Store has been a huge success, offering over 900 apps, and already several million downloads in total. However, Apple's app distribution system does have one inherent flaw. Currently there is no way for a developer to give free access to a paid app for one specific iPhone, which leaves them with no way to beta test apps without pushing it as an update to all users.