We hope you never need the apps Vern Seward looks at this week in Free on iTunes, but you'll be glad to have one if you are ever involved in an auto accident. Car Accident Report, Car Accident Sidekick, and Accident Wizard. Check it out.
Apple wrapped up its latest iOS App Store promotion on Wednesday when the 50 billionth app was downloaded, and Thursday morning the company announced the app thathit the major milestone was the free word guessing game Say the Same Thing. According to the company, iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users are downloading apps at more than 800 per second, or over 2 billion a month.
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It took five years to hit 50 billion App Store downloads. At the current download rate, Apple will hit 100 billion in about two years.
Apple announced that its 50 billion download promotion is over, though the company has yet to announce the winner of the event. Announced on May 2nd, the App Store's home page now shows the simulator counter at 50 billion, and clicking through to that page offers the following image:
Like shooting videos, but hate making movies with them? Vern Seward offers up three quick movie makers for iPhone or iPad that may fit the bill in this week's Free on iTunes. Perfect Video Lite, Drop n Roll, and Takes.
Are you a man? Then you'll want to take a look as the apps Vern Seward has lined up in this week's Free on iTunes. iPedia Wiki, Uncrate, and WhatKnot.
Apple has begun the countdown to 50 billion downloads from the company's mobile App Store, and the company is offering a US$10,000 Apple Store gift card to the person who downloads that stunning milestone app.
This week Vern Seward offers you a mixed bag, a small potpourri of apps that you might find useful and interesting. This week's Free on iTunes takes a look at Quotes!, Dribbblr, and Fotopedia Reporter.
If you like games on your iPhone and iPad, this is your lucky day. It's literally your lucky day because Pangea Software has made every game it offers free for just one day. The company said that it was a thank you to customers.
At least some developers selling their wares through Apple's App Store for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch are making out based on comments from CFO Peter Oppenheimer. He noted during Tuesday's second fiscal quarter earnings report that Apple is now paying out over US$1 billion a quarter to third-party developers.
This week in Free on iTunes Vern Seward appeases his daugther and grandson by looking at three kid-friendly books for iOS. Jack and Beanstalk, Humpty Dumpty, and Iron Man.
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