The countdown on Apple’s website stopped late Wednesday indicating that the company’s App Store has surpassed 50 billion downloads. The milestone comes just 14 months after Apple announced 25 billion apps had been downloaded from its popular marketplace. Apple launched the App Store in July 2008 and downloads have increased steadily over the past five years. The company’s...
(6 days ago)
Apple has crossed the 50 billion app downloads milestone on the App Store. The store opened up to the public back in July 2008 and since then has gone on to become the biggest and most popular software store in the world. As we reported before, Apple had a countdown running on their website that showed in real-time the apps being downloaded. The person who would download the...
(6 days ago)
Apple appears to be tightening the noose on apps that find the best third-party services to download from the App Store. Earlier this week Apple unceremoniously dropped AppGratis, a popular curation service with 12 million users, from the App Store, affecting 45 employees and leaving its CEO stunned. Apple didn't give too much explanation other than that AppGratis violated...
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Just how widespread is the demand for Apple products? Strong enough that an unofficial Apple store has opened up in an Afghanistan shopping mall that's been hit twice by suicide bombers since 2010.
(22 days ago)
Apple’s retail stores continue to outsell, on a sales per square foot basis, all other retailers by a large margin. Horace Dediu of Asymco found that the number of Apple Store visitors grew 7% last quarter and helped Apple’s in-store retail revenue reach a record $57.60 per visitor. Each store is now averaging sales of $13 million per quarter, the highest level for any...
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Fans of Apple - the multinational computer and electronics corporation, not the fruit - might want to head into Charlotte Saturday to check out the grand re-opening of the Apple Store at SouthPark mall.
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Apple will replace its aging store with a new retail outfit in Union Square.
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Apple is about to surprise someone with a fat check for blithely downloading the next latest of Angry Birds. With iTunes nearing its 50 billionth download, Apple plans on giving the person who reaches that milestone $10,000... basically for wasting time on an iPhone. The only catch is that the $10,000 isn't cash. It's an App Store gift card. So as cool as it is for Apple to...
(18 days ago)
Apple’s flagship retail store is moving up the street to Union Square and increasing its size in the process. Mayor Ed Lee and Board of Supervisors President David Chiu announced on Thursday plans to relocate the existing Apple Store at 1 Stockton St. three blocks north to 300 Post St., which is adjacent to Union Square. “I’m excited that the company that revolutionized...
(5 days ago)
Vancouver police are investigating a brazen robbery at an Apple Store Monday night in which three male suspects allegedly sprayed 40 people with a chemical mix designed to ward off bears as they swiped an undetermined amount of Apple laptops, iPads and iPods. Apple.comThe Apple Store in Vancouver’s Oakridge Centre According to the National Post in Canada, police are...
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