The countdown to the magic number of 50 billion apps downloaded from the Apple App Store has been started by Apple.
At present 49.2 billion downloads have been already done and only 800 million apps are left to reach the magic number. The user who will download the 50 billionth app will be given a gift card of $10,000 from Apple App Store with $500 gift cards to the next few folks who download next 50 apps.
In March 2012, the user who downloaded the 25 billionth app from the App Store was awarded with a $10,000 gift card from Apple. The countdown contest winner was Chunli Fu of Qingdao from China.
Fu declared that she was not a fan of Apple products, but as she had her first iPhone, her destiny made her winner with a download of Disney's Where's My Water?
The iPad presented some of the same trends, with seven out of the top ten paid iPad apps being games and only three out of the top 10 free iPad apps being games. The top five paid iPad apps of all time consists of Pages, Angry Birds HD, Angry Birds Seasons HD, Where’s My Water?, and Fruit Ninja HD. As for free apps: Skype, The Weather Channel, Netflix, Angry Birds HD Free, and Kindle took the top honors.
Source : phonearena