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Apple App Store Serves Billionth Download

Category: Internet
Posted: April 24, 2009 01:03PM
Author: jammin

Serving a billion of anything is an impressive milestone. That Apple have managed to hit that figure in what is a comparatively short space of time makes it all the more impressive. The app download that took the number up to the all important 9 figures was made by Connor Mulcahey, 13, of Weston, CT. Being the grand prize winner of one billion app countdown contest, Connor will walk away with a $10,000 iTunes gift card, a Macbook Pro and a Time Capsule. The app he downloaded was Bump, by Bump Technologies. With the popularity of the app store showing no signs of waning in the near future, I'm sure it won't take long for Apple to rack up another billion downloads.



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CheeseMan42 on April 24, 2009 01:03PM
You posted this literally just as I was about to post it. :D
Andrewr05 on April 24, 2009 05:41PM
I used to hate when that happened... Thats why its good to do up a quick non-published placeholder post to save your article :)
cold_snipe on April 25, 2009 04:17PM
im sure Bump Technologies isnt complaining about the extra publicity :P

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