Remember we told you you could win 10k from iTunes, Well Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK listened to us and won that expensive gift card, by downloading the App called “Paper Glider”….See Details.
Paper Glider was the 10 Billionth App downloaded from iTunes
Apparently the 10k was almost missed out on, When an Apple rep called, Gail Davis was all too eager to assume the voice on the other end was someone attempting to sell her a Shake Weight or some knives, and so she promptly hung up the phone.
After realizing the could of been a mistake, Davis tried to call back, but that wasn’t working. Luckily, Eddy Cue, the VP of iTunes, somehow learned of all this and called the Davis household himself to sort everything out. Whew!
Apple’s App Store Downloads Top 10 Billion
CUPERTINO, California-January 22, 2011-AppleÂ® today announced that more than 10 billion apps have been downloaded from its revolutionary App Storeâ„ by the more than 160 million iPhoneÂ®, iPod touchÂ® and iPadâ„¢ users worldwide. The 10 billionth app downloaded, Paper Glider, was purchased by Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK. As the winner of the App Store Countdown to 10 Billion Apps, Gail Davis will receive a $10,000 iTunesÂ® Gift Card.
“With more than 10 billion apps downloaded in just two and a half years-a staggering seven billion apps in the last year alone-the App Store has surpassed our wildest dreams,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. “The App Store has revolutionized how software is created, distributed, discovered and sold. While others try to copy the App Store, it continues to offer developers and customers the most innovative experience on the planet.”
The revolutionary App Store offers more than 350,000 apps to iPhone, iPod touch and iPad users in 90 countries around the world, with more than 60,000 native iPad apps available. App Store customers can choose from an incredible range of apps in 20 categories, including games, business, news, sports, health, reference and travel.
Apple designs Macs, the best personal computers in the world, along with OS X, iLife, iWork, and professional software. Apple leads the digital music revolution with its iPods and iTunes online store. Apple is reinventing the mobile phone with its revolutionary iPhone and App Store, and has recently introduced its magical iPad which is defining the future of mobile media and computing devices.