Apple to celebrate 50 billionth app download with giveaway

By Shawn Knight · 7 replies
May 3, 2013
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  1. Apple’s next big digital sales milestone is coming up quick: 50 billion app downloads. To celebrate the occasion, Apple is hosting a giveaway where one lucky winner (the person who downloads the 50 billionth app) will walk away with a...

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  2. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Guru Posts: 306   +73

    $10,000 App Store Credit? Is this a joke?
  3. misor

    misor TS Evangelist Posts: 1,285   +243

    no, the joke is you are "thinking it wrong".
  4. H3llion

    H3llion TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,379   +286

    Fire my auto downloader, woo!!!
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  5. TS-56336

    TS-56336 TS Addict Posts: 609   +109

    If my maths are vaguely right, this means the chances of winning are now thousands of times more unlikely than they used to be. (Eg. One millionth downloader compared to one billionth?) o.O
  6. gamoniac

    gamoniac TS Guru Posts: 306   +73

    And you are "thinking it right"? LOL.
  7. Ranger12

    Ranger12 TS Evangelist Posts: 621   +122

    I don't think the exact number (1 million or 1 billion) matters much but the number of people downloading and at what rate they're downloading. If there is a significantly greater number of people downloading apps now then I would imagine the odds are much higher.
  8. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 8,647   +3,274

    Yeah and the $10000 prize money actually comes from Samsung, courtesy of Apples law suite win.

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