“We love the Apple App store contest with its mesmerising flipping numbers counting us down to the one billionth app download, when some lucky punter will win shedloads of Mac stuff and a $10,000 (£6,700) iTunes gift card,” Flora Graham reports for CNET.
“As the hour approaches — we’re topping 987 million and change at the time of writing — mobileSQUARED, a research company, is helping us game the system by figuring out when the crucial moment will occur. According to their totally unchecked calculations, D-Day is the afternoon of 23 April, UK time — so that’s two days for another 13 million downloads, app fans,” Graham reports.
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MacDailyNews Note: The person who download the 1 billionth apps will win a $10,000 iTunes Gift Card, an iPod touch, a Time Capsule, and a MacBook Pro. You can enter to win Apple’s ” Countdown to 1 Billion Apps” without purchase or download via web form here (Limited to 25 entries per day).