Apple today launched their “1 Billion Apps Countdown” promotion:
As of today, nearly one billion apps have been downloaded around the globe.
So we just want to say thanks — a billion.
Download an app and you’ll automatically get the chance to win a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card, an iPod touch, a Time Capsule, and a MacBook Pro. Just go to the iTunes Store, browse the App Store, and download your best app yet.
– No purchase necessary to win. Click here to submit a free entry form.
– The Billion App Countdown Promotion (the “Promotion”) is open only to entrants who are 13 years of age or older at time of entry, and a legal resident of the fifty (50) United States or the District of Columbia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec), Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, or the United Kingdom, if available. See the iTunes Store front page in your country for details.
– Limit 25 entries per person per day. No purchase necessary. Must be 13+ and reside in the participating country. This contest ends after download of the billionth app. To enter and play or read official rules, visit www.apple.com/itunes/billion-app-countdown/rules.html.
See the countdown to 1 billion apps counter here.
MacDailyNews Take: Apple – and AAPL shareholders – really love big round numbers.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Peter F.” for the heads up.]