Its iOS 1, Android 0 as Cupertino hits 25bn app downloads.
Apple has hit another billionth milestone – this time it has hit a whopping 25 billion app downloads on App Store.
Apple announced its arrival at the vital milestone on Saturday, stating on its online homepage: “A billion thanks. 25 times over.”
This means iOS now firmly has the apps lead over bitter rival Android in the applications race, seen as core part of any smartphone or tablet platform.
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In December, Google Android said it had hit the all-important 10 billion app downloads on Marketplace and was enjoying 1 million sales monthly.
However, its going to have to speed up to catch up with Apple, although the App Store has been open for longer than its green rival.
However, Ovum analyst predict ‘Droid downloads will exceed a whopping 6bn by 2016- wiping the floor with Apple’s predicted 3.4bn.
Apple’s App Store hit the 10 bn downloads mark in January last year.
The countdown to its 25 billionth customer started on February 17 last when it said it would reward the 25th billion app customer with a $10,000 iTunes voucher. Nice.
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And that’s not the only thing the Cupertino based tech kings have to celebrate today.
IDC analysts have just announced Apple has made it to the top of the consumer PC market in Australia and New Zealand for the first time.