App Store hits 50 billion downloads

Updated

Apple’s App Store today reached 50 billion downloads, as noted by the end of the official countdown. As the site says, “The grand prize winner will be announced soon. Stay tuned.”

App Store hits 50 billion downloads

The person who downloaded the 50 billionth app will win a $10,000 App Store Gift Card. The next 50 people who downloaded an app after that will win a $500 App Store Gift Card.

Update: Apple announced the winner as Brandon Ashmore from Mentor, Ohio. The 50 billionth app downloaded was Say the Same Thing by Space Inch, LLC. Ashmore gets a $10,000 App Store Gift Card for his download.

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Phil Dzikiy was the Editor-in-Cheif at iLounge. He mostly edited and oversaw all site editorial content, managed staff and freelancers, made the final call on product review grades and awards, and led online coverage of all Apple events and live coverage of the International CES in 2015.