Apple Celebrate 25 Billion App Store Downloads
Today, the lucky App Store user, who downloaded the 25th billion app from the App Store has been announced as Chunli Fu from China. The 25th billion app to be downloaded from the App Store was a free Disney themed application called ‘Where’s My Water’.
Apple announced over the weekend that they had reached the highly anticipated 25 billion mark but declined to announce the lucky winner at the time, who has now been identified by apple as Fu, who is now $10,000 richer thanks to the generous iTunes gift card given to her by Apple.
A press statement released by Apple stated:
“We’d like to thank our customers and developers for helping us achieve this historic milestone of 25 billion apps downloaded,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “When we launched the App Store less than four years ago, we never imagined that mobile apps would become the phenomenon they have, or that developers would create such an incredible selection of apps for iOS users.
The statement then went on to describe the App Store and it’s achievements:
The revolutionary App Store offers more than 550,000 apps to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users in 123 countries around the world, with more than 170,000 native iPad apps available. App Store customers can choose from an incredible range of apps in 21 categories, including Newsstand, games, business, news, sports, health & fitness and travel. The App Store has paid out more than four billion dollars to developers.
DPS Computing would like to offer its congratulations to Chunli Fu on her award winning app download!