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  • Rock Spectacle

    • 8 out of 10
    • Barenaked Ladies
    • These guys know how to put on a live show, and whomever recorded this knows how to capture one. Rock Spectacle is one of the warmest-sounding recordings I've ever heard, and totally fills a room at a
  • Album Of The Year

    • 10 out of 10
    • Brother Love
    • Killer grooves, catchy riffs, edgy vocals with oh-so-just-right layered harmonies, and a drive that will move even YOU out of your chair, Brother Love's initial release is what rock and roll should be
  • War of the Worlds

    • 10 out of 10
    • Jeff Wayne
    • With the new movie adaptation of H.G Wells' classic Sci Fi invasion tale, War of the Worlds, currently on theater screens everywhere, there's new interest in Jeff Wayne's rock opera version, and it is
  • Zooropa

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    • U2
    • This record is perhaps U2's finest hour, yet it has been forgotten as a strange by-product of the ZooTV tour's overload, and is generally regarded by most fans as a poor effort. It is this sentiment t
  • Perverse

    • 8 out of 10
    • Jesus Jones
    • When you think of Jesus Jones, chances are you can't remember them at all, or you vaguely remember "Right Here, Right Now" because it has been use

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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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