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Google Play now in second place for mobile gamer spending

Graph - Going up

Gaming consoles are in the fight of their lives. Not only have smartphones and tablets become popular with casual gamers and those simply looking for a quick game while waiting for the bus but they are now powerful enough to play more advanced and graphic-intensive games. Apple’s iOS App Store already accounted for the largest slice of consumer spending on […]

Apple App Store tops 40 billion downloads with record December month

Apple today announced that 40 billion apps have now been downloaded through its App Store. Nearly half of those downloads came in 2012 alone with December setting a record with over two billion downloads during the month. These numbers do not include re-downloads and updates. “It has been an incredible year for the iOS developer community,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s […]

Apple begins 25 billion iTunes app download countdown

Apple today launched a countdown to 25 billion iTunes App Store downloads. As I write this, the countdown is nearing 24.3 billion downloads. As of today, nearly 25 billion apps have been downloaded worldwide. Which is almost as amazing as the apps themselves. So we want to say thanks. Download the 25 billionth app, and you could win a US$10,000 […]

Apple App Store tops 15 billion downloads

Apple today announced that over 15 billion apps have now been downloaded from its App Store by more than 200 million iOS device users worldwide. “In just three years, the revolutionary App Store has grown to become the most exciting and successful software marketplace the world has ever seen,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. […]