Apple App Store came into being in 2008 almost five and a half years ago. During this time, Apple has surpassed several milestones and achieved many goals, including the one million apps milestone globally announced at the iPad event in October. This week, Apple’s App Store in the US also surpassed the same milestone.
The folks at MacRumors report that there are 1,006,557 apps available for download in the US App Store. The news is confirmed by the folks at AppsFire as well who mentioned that there are over a million apps, out of which 473k are iPad compatible and over 900,000 available for the iPhone.
The folks at MacRumors reported this landmark,
Apple’s U.S. App Store has reached one million live apps, according to data from app discovery platform Appsfire. Our own app discovery site AppShopper lists the same one million milestone, with a total of 1,006,557 apps available for download at the time of writing.
Over the past two years, Apple surpassed several milestones when it comes to App Store. Back in May 2013, Apple celebrated its 50th billion app downloads with a $10,000 gift card for the person who will be the 50th billion app download. Currently, the app downloads are near 60 billion, which are expected to rise in the coming months.
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