App Store is approaching 50 billion downloads, Apple celebrates with substantial prizes

On May 7, 2013

Apple stock prices don’t attain anymore the spectacular values from 2012, financial results don’t always please the investors and the market share is declining, but these issues do not stop the rapid development of the application store App Store, it is approaching a new record.

In January of 2011, the App Store has reached 10 billion applications downloaded for that 14 months later to touch another round figure: After another 14 months, the App Store is moving rapidly to double this performance, the company announced on this occasion the awards that will celebrate the overcoming downloaded 50,000,000,000 applications.

The company has worked Friday on a counter for the number of applications downloaded, at the current rate it will reach the figure of 50,000,000,000 in 4-5 days. The lucky iOS user which will download the application to this number will receive a coupon to App Store of $10,000, which is not conditional on the purchase of a software product, only to download it, whether it is a free app or has already bought one.

Those who miss this impressive award but will be active in that narrow window of time will not leave empty-handed even the following 50 downloads will receive one App Store coupon worth $500.