Apple begins 50 billion App Store downloads countdown

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Apple begins 50 billion App Store downloads countdown

Postby Barca Azul » 04 May 2013, 14:12

Do updates count, I do at least 15 a week.
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Re: Apple begins 50 billion App Store downloads countdown

Postby FixBeatGames » 04 May 2013, 20:56

that timer is surely not in real time is it?? as in, is showing sales? its going up 1000 every 2 seconds :lol:

please tell me i'm being dumb and it's just a timed timer counting to a time, not that they're selling that many apps that quickly non-stop?! :shock:
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Re: Apple begins 50 billion App Store downloads countdown

Postby Skullet » 05 May 2013, 09:22

FixBeatGames wrote:that timer is surely not in real time is it?? as in, is showing sales? its going up 1000 every 2 seconds :lol:

please tell me i'm being dumb and it's just a timed timer counting to a time, not that they're selling that many apps that quickly non-stop?! :shock:



I read somewhere recently that apps were being downloaded at a rate of around 800 per second from the App Store, and I think that was back when they had around 45 billion downloads, so it could be closer to a 1000 every second if it was in real time.
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