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10 Billion Apple Apps Downloaded

Apple have announced a record result for their App downloads, with figures hitting 10 billion worldwide.

More than 160 million iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users across the globe have been downloading Applications (Apps) for their Apple devices.

The 10th billion App downloaded was a Paper Glider, bought by Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK, and as the winner will receive a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card.

“The App Store has surpassed our wildest dreams,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing.

“While others try to copy the App Store, it continues to offer developers and customers the most innovative experience on the planet.”

The App Store offers consumers more than 350,000 Apps for Apple users in 90 countries around the world, with an additional 60,000 native iPad Apps available also.

The Apps are arranged into 20 different categories, these include games, business, news, sport, health, reference and travel.

Apple App Devices

Apple has designed a wide range of products which have been revolutionary to the gadget market, from their iPod Touch to their new Apple iPad and popular iPhone range.

All the products come in quirky colours making them funky accessories for those eager to keep in touch with friends on the go, or listen to music and watch videos while out and about.

The most recent App additions include the About Puck Billiards, which is a simple billiard game where users flick a puck (ball) to move up the levels.

The Carbon Footprint Calculator is another cool addition to help us all monitor how green we are. The App estimates how many trees are need to offset your carbon footprint, and it is based on a number of daily lifestyle elements.

These are: the miles you drive, your airline travel, your electricity usage, train travel, your natural gas usage, oil heating and much more.


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