Apple Reaches 40 Billion App Downloads
And more than half of those were in 2012 alone, computer giant says...
Applehas announced that its App Store has reached the staggering figure of 40 billion downloads.
And even more impressively, the computer giant revealed that more than HALF of those were made during 2012 alone.
It says that it had a record-breaking December, with more than two billion apps being downloaded by its 500 million-odd users in that month alone.
"It has been an incredible year for the iOS developer community," testified Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president of Internet Software and Services.
"Developers have made over seven billion dollars on the App Store, and we continue to invest in providing them with the best ecosystem so they can create the most innovative apps in the world."
The company recently named its own choice of the best apps of 2012.