Apple's App Store Hits 1.5 Billion App Downloads
A week after Apple's App Store celebrated its first birthday, and Apple announced that 1.5 billion apps have been downloaded during its inaugural year.
"The App store is like nothing the industry has even seen before...With 1.5 billion apps downloaded, it is going to be very hard for others to catch up" said Apple's CEO Steve Jobs in a statement issued by the company.
Apple's store offers over 65,000 different apps, and is available for users in 77 countries. The app store community includes over 100,000 developers, who reach the millions of iPhone and iPod Touch users around the world.