Apple Announces Winner of '50 Billion Apps Countdown Promotion'

Posted May 16, 2013 at 2:27pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 7779 views

Apple has announced the winner of its '50 Billion Apps Countdown Promotion' which ended yesterday.

Customers are downloading more than 800 apps per second at a rate of over two billion apps per month on the App Store. The 50 billionth app was Say the Same Thing by Space Inch, LLC, which was downloaded by Brandon Ashmore from Mentor, Ohio who received a $10,000 App Store Gift Card to commemorate this historic milestone.

“Apple would like to thank our incredible customers and developers for topping 50 billion apps downloaded,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “The App Store completely transformed how people use their mobile devices and created a thriving app ecosystem that has paid out over nine billion dollars to developers. We’re absolutely floored to cross this milestone in less than five years.”

The App Store currently offers more than 850,000 apps to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users in 155 countries around the world, with more than 350,000 native iPad apps available.


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emanuel savala - May 17, 2013 at 8:24am
i love u guys :)
Me - May 16, 2013 at 4:33pm
Congratulations to Brandon!
boogers rule - May 17, 2013 at 4:47am
shut up, you're an idiot
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