Friday, April 24, 2009

Apple a billion downloads from App Store

Previous plank in the 500 million downloads has been taken for six months of the store. And it took less than three months to figure doubled. About 75% of applications received by the users of the online store, free of charge.

The phenomenal success of iPhone and iPod worldwide predestinate popular App Store. At this time, the online store is available over 35 thousand applications to users in 77 countries around the world.

The App Store has been offering Apps ranging $1 (Rs. 50 approx.) and above for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Along with many individual developers
, App Store has managed to attract biggies from various fields, including gaming and medicine, to contribute as well.

However, Apple has faced lot of heat for allowing some silly apps to be made available as well as and being snarky about rejecting quite a few.

On an average, about 3.5 million apps per day have been downloaded till date.

On this Billionth App Download page, top-selling 20 applications have been put up with most downloaded 20 apps. The Top 20 best-selling apps mostly include 15 games such as Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3D, Tetris, iShoot, and Bejeweled 2. Of course, the all time favorite Ocarina is bound to be there in the Top 20 paid apps.

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