So the 25th Billion app was downloaded recently and we were all patiently waiting to find out who downloaded that valuable app.
Well it turns out that Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China downloaded “Wheres my Water? Free” and won a $10,000 gift card from Apple for it. Go figure right…
This lucky person was unsuspectingly downloading a free App from the App Store and took it all the way to the bank. (Well the iTunes bank.) This is pretty exciting news. I’m sure this person has found out and is probably shockingly excited and surprised about the prize they just won. Read the full press release below!
Apple’s App Store Downloads Top 25 Billion
CUPERTINO, California—March 5, 2012—Apple® today announced that more than 25 billion apps have been downloaded from its revolutionary App Store™ by the users of the more than 315 million iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® devices worldwide. The 25 billionth app downloaded, Where’s My Water? Free, was downloaded by Chunli Fu of Qingdao, China. As the winner of the App Store Countdown to 25 Billion Apps, Chunli Fu will receive a $10,000 iTunes® Gift Card.
“We’d like to thank our customers and developers for helping us achieve this historic milestone of 25 billion apps downloaded,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior vice president of Internet Software and Services. “When we launched the App Store less than four years ago, we never imagined that mobile apps would become the phenomenon they have, or that developers would create such an incredible selection of apps for iOS users.”
The revolutionary App Store offers more than 550,000 apps to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users in 123 countries around the world, with more than 170,000 native iPad apps available. App Store customers can choose from an incredible range of apps in 21 categories, including Newsstand, games, business, news, sports, health & fitness and travel. The App Store has paid out more than four billion dollars to developers.
Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple has reinvented the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices with iPad.
What do you think Apple will do for the next App Download milestone?