App Store: 2 million apps and 130 billion downloads
Today Apple App Store celebrates its 8th anniversary since its launch on the iPhone in 2008. iOS app store now has more than 2 million applications available , as announced at WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) of this year.
The Apple App Store has grown significantly over the past 8 years, and many developers have taken the opportunity of Mobile Marketing to create wonderful applications and benefit from it.
In fact, it has provided developers costing about US $ 30 billion profit. Additionally, the App Store has reached 130 billion downloads and you get twice the benefits that the Google Play Store .
5 Interesting tidbits about the App Store
1. The App Store was launched on the iPhone 3G
The press release Apple stated that the App Store would work in "cellular" networks and Wi-Fi, and allow users to use apps in various categories such as games, news, sports, health, business ... was presented on July 9 but users came on July 10, 2008.
2. Apple will include new features in iOS 10
To our knowledge, the App Store will introduce new changes allowing developers to pay to appear in search results.
3. Mac App Store did not come until 2011
While the iOS App Store was launched in 2008, the Mac App Store did not come until a few years later, in 2011. Interestingly, the app store for Macs got the barbarity of a million downloads in its first day of existence.
4. The App Store removes certain types of applications
One of the things the App Store features are its strict iTunes. Many applications with sexual content, clones of other apps, and even applications on Steve Jobs have been banned and removed from the store.
5. Steve Jobs was not a big fan of the App Store
Do not misinterpret the words, Steve Jobs agreed with the introduction of the App Store on iPhone 3G, however, was not convinced about whether benefit Apple and iOS. He thought that third - party apps could infect the system with viruses, or pollute its integrity. Maybe, just maybe, also thought that with a closed system of Apple applications get more profit.