Posts Tagged ‘App Store’

Angry Birds, Facebook rank as App Store’s most popular apps of all time

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 17:47 1 Comment

After delivering over 25 billion apps from its App Store, Apple has listed the top-25 free and paid apps of all time for the iPad and iPhone. To no one’s disbelief, Angry Birds appears on all four lists, topping the iPad’s free list and iPhone’s paid list. Facebook came in as the top free iPhone app, while Apple’s Pages edged out Angry Birds for the top paid iPad app spot. Other popular apps such as Words With Friends, Fruit Ninja, Pandora, Shazam, Cut The Rope and Netflix all made top-10 appearances on Apple’s various lists as well.

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Mac App Store brings in huge revenues for Apple.

Saturday, March 19, 2011 2:18 No Comments

The Mac App Store, Apple’s attempt at making a computer software download service as easy as the App Stores on iPhone and iPad, is already pulling in about half as many downloads as the iPad. Getting computer users to switch over to the new platform will be a difficult task, but apparently users are catching on quickly. According to research firm Distimo, the Mac App Store raked in nearly $150,000 in February. Purchases made on the App Store via an iPad, meanwhile, totaled around $300,000. Of course, the iPhone is still the winner in Apple’s digital distribution strategy. It pulled up well above $600,000 in app sales last month. Nevertheless, $150,000 in Mac software sal

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Mac App Store zooms to a million downloads

Saturday, January 8, 2011 16:25 1 Comment

There have now been more than a million “apps” downloaded from Apple’s new online platform that makes finding a program for your computer as easy as finding an app for your phone. That didn’t take long. The new streamlined service, which groups both Apple and third-party programs in a very easy-to-use interface, has recorded over one million downloads since it launched. That was yesterday. The new digital download storefront is available in more than 90 countries, and launched with around 1,000 apps. Apple gets a cut of every app sold on the store, but is it more or less than the cut taken by retailers and other third-party online marketplaces? There’s

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