Apple App Store Achieves 50 billion Downloads

Posted by Unknown Friday, May 17, 2013

This time Apple is in a mood to celebrate its achievement of hitting 50 billion downloads which is just double of what it had achieved since March 2012. (It hit the 25 million download mark that time.)
Right after five years of launching the Apple App store; yesterday it hit this milestone download mark. Apple disclosed this news just after few hours of Google’s announcement of reaching 48 billion downloads from Android apps store.
Apple has come up with some gift cards for the person who downloaded the 50 billionth app. Mr. Brandon Ashmore (the 50 billionth downloader) from Ohio will receive a $10,000 gift card. He can use it in the Apple app store. Apart from this the next fifty downloaders will receive a $500 gift card of the same kind.