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Apple starts countdown to 50 billion app downloads, offers $10,000 gift card

Apple starts countdown to 50 billion as App Store nears 50 billion downloads

| Apps News | Posted: May 3, 2013 1:05 am

Apple's App Store is getting close to hitting the 50 billion download mark and wants to celebrate. They've started another countdown, this time to 50 billion and will be awarding a $10,000 gift card to the person who manages to snag the 50 billionth app download.

 

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As part of the countdown, Apple has listed up some of the all time most downloaded free and paid apps, citing these apps as being what helped propel the App Store to such great heights. Interestingly enough, the top paid app is Apple's Pages and the top free app is Microsoft's Skype for iPad. Goes to show what we use these devices for the most.

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