How Many App Downloads from Apple?

(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – 40 billion: That’s how many app downloads popular tech provider Apple has received since July of 2008, the company announced in a press release Monday.

Discussing the matter, Apple’s Eddy Cue called the year “incredible” for iOS devs. “Developers have made over seven billion dollars on the App Store, and we continue to invest in providing them with the best ecosystem so they can create the most innovative apps in the world,” Cue continued.

Applications through iOS services such as the iPhone and iPad had increasingly become popular. Despite the feat, an October 2011 report from signaled that competitor Android had surpassed Apple in the amount of downloads.