Friday, April 24, 2009

App Store Downloads Top One Billion
Apple just announced that iTunes App Store downloads has passed one billion mark. This all happened in a span of nine months and I think itself is a record!
Yes the contest for the billionth app download has been won by a 13 year old! Connor Mulcahey, of Weston, CT as the grand prize winner will receive a $10,000 iTunes® gift card, an iPod® touch, a Time Capsule® and a MacBook® Pro. The one billionth app, was Bump created by Bump Technologies.
“The revolutionary App Store has been a phenomenal hit with iPhone and iPod touch users around the world, and we’d like to thank our customers and developers for helping us achieve the astonishing milestone of one billion apps downloaded,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “In nine months, the App Store has completely revolutionized the mobile industry and this is only the beginning.”


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