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App Store hits 1.5 billion downloads in first year

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 15 Jul 2009 2:10

App Store hits 1.5 billion downloads in first year Apple has announced today that customers have downloaded over 1.5 billion applications in the first year of the popular App Store.
The App Store now also has 65,000 apps and 100,000 developers involved in the iPhone Developer Program.

“The App Store is like nothing the industry has ever seen before in both scale and quality,”
adds Steve Jobs, via an official press release. “With 1.5 billion apps downloaded, it is going to be very hard for others to catch up.”

Apple says there are now 40 million iPod Touches and iPhones available that can access the App Store.

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