More than 15 billion applications for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch have been downloaded from the App Store, Apple reports. The company said the App Store now carries more than 425,000 free and paid applications for the 200 million iPhones, iPads and iPod Touches in use worldwide.
More than 100,000 applications have been developed for the iPad alone, it said.
“In just three years, the revolutionary App Store has grown to become the most exciting and successful software marketplace the world has ever seen,” gloated Apple senior vice-president Philip Schiller.
Apple said it has paid applications developers more than US$2.5 billion (A$2.34 billion) to date.