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Apple hits 300 million App Store downloads

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 07 Dec 2008 22:52 User comments (2)

Apple hits 300 million App Store downloads Apple has noted that they have reached the 300 million download milestone for the App Store, almost five months after the store went live. Despite being a large number, a deeper look shows that growth has flattened.
Silicon Valley Insider estimates that it took 61 days to hit the first 100 million apps downloaded, and then 43 days each for the next hundreds.

Although Apple must be disappointed with the flat numbers, compared to the floundering mobile app industry the numbers are certainly impressive.

SVI also estimates that there are about 25 million iPhones and iPod Touches out on the market which means that each user could possibly be downloading up to 15 apps per device, an average far higher than that of any other mobile device.

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2 user comments

18.12.2008 6:42

Why not get into PC software and meida? its seems a no brainier to me..... volume is the ke1ty with digital media.

211.12.2008 12:33

No doubt the result to people being seriously bored while walking down the stree/driving/taking the train to work and flat out bored while working.

"Hmmmmmmm..........I'm bored.........I think I'm gonna put senseless and nonsense programs on my phone. Of course I will barely use them but hey, it's something to do while walking across the stree."

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