Apple announced Tuesday that its App Store had both a record-breaking year and a record-breaking month. Customers spent more than $10 billion on apps during 2013, including over $1 billion in December alone. Apple has now paid out over $15 billion in revenue to developers since the store's launch in 2008.
Apple's 12 Days of Gifts promotion wraps up today. Available this year for the first time in the United States, the promo featured free music, books, TV episodes, movies, and apps, with the highlight being Day 5's inclusion of Hugo. Those looking for one more freebie this year can check out Day 12's live EP from the Rolling Stones.
Vern Seward introduces the first in a 3 part series highlighting 5 must-have free iOS apps in this week's Free on iTunes.
Love art? Vern Seward points out 3 great free iOS apps that are right up your alley in this week's Free on iTunes. Arts Days, Guggenheim, and ARART.
Kill time while waiting with these great apps Vern Seward features in this week's Free on iTunes. Instapaper, Angry Birds Go! and Monopoly Slots.
Apple's App Store is edging towards crossing the one million app mark, according to app tracking site 148Apps.biz. Apple long ago crossed the million app mark of apps that had been approved for the App Store, but as of December 9th, the company had some 998,919 apps and games currently active.
The number of apps currently available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch through Apple's App Store has topped the 1 million mark in the United States. That detail doesn't come from Apple, but instead from the app discovery site AppsFire.
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Remember when Mac users argued that it wasn't the quantity of apps, but the quality, during the PC wars? Good times.
Here is Free on iTunes Top Ten apps of 2013. Check it out.
Got a Retina Display iPad or iPad mini? Then you'll want these free ebooks Vern Seward is featuring in this week's Free on iTunes. Hubble Space Telescope: Discoveries, Guinness World Records: Awesome Animals, and Baby Animals. Check it out.
Holiday season means package shipping, and Vern Seward found three iOS apps that will help you arrange and managing all that shipping in this week's Free on iTunes. FedEx, UPS Mobile, and USPS Mobile.
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