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App Store Billion Downloads Contest Ends

Billion Download CounterApple has reached a billion downloads on its App Store, just nine months after launching the iPhone and iPod touch application download service. The company's Billion App Countdown contest is officially over, though the winner has not yet been announced.

The company has posted a note on the contest's promotional page at, and the counter in iTunes now reads 1,000,000,000.

Stay tuned for information about the winner once Apple makes the announcement.

Screenshot from Apple's promo page
From Apple's promotional page at

4 comments from the community.

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Michael A. said:

Ahem, you mean “the counter in iTunes now reads 1,000,000,000,” not “1,000,000.”


Bryan Chaffin said:

So I did!  Thanks, Michael.  The article has been corrected accordingly. smile



Bosco (Brad Hutchings) said:

A real shame the winner didn’t manage to download the Baby Shaker app. That would have been frakking ripe.


Lee Dronick said:

I downloaded a several apps over the last few hours, one shortly before they announced the goal. With a lot of luck I may be the winner.

I bought System Activity Monitor which is similar to the Activity Monitor in OSX, but also shows battery life in percentage.

SonicScan, a decibel meter

Latin Dictionary. Not bad. However, it does not do English to Latin, I should have opted for a more expensive one that does that.

Hot Clock which is an alarm clock that features women’s voices to wake you up, it also has photos of some scantily clad young women.


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