If you’ve been mulling downloading something from Apple’s App Store, today would be a great day to do it: Apple will be awarding a prize to the person who gets Apple to the 50-billion download milestone.
Apple currently has a counter running on its website, and just after 11:00 a.m. ET, nearly 49,300,000,000 apps had been downloaded, with that number growing all the time. If you’re the person who downloads app number 50 billion, you’re be rewarded with a $10,000 App Store Card, so you’ll never have to debate whether to buy that in-app downloadable content ever again.
Unlike previous times Apple has awarded a gift card for downloading a milestone app, the first 50 people to download the first 50 apps after that will get a $500 App Store gift card.
It seems that Apple has started reaching these milestones faster and faster as more people adopt the iPhone and iPad devices. Apple announced that 10 billion appsRead More »from Apple to give $10,000 prize for downloading 50-billionth app