The Four-Year Anniversary of the Apple App Store

The iPhone was released more than five years ago without the ability to install apps on the phone, and the Apple App Store subsequently launched on July 10, 2008 – one year later. Only 500 applications were available for download at launch, but the number of applications quickly grew as people saw that third-party apps […]

Food & Drink Category Introduced In The Apple App Store

Earlier this month Apple notified developers about a new category called Food & Drink in the Apple App Store for both iPhone and iPad. As of yesterday this category is actually active with several thousands of apps. According to Apple this category includes apps that “help users cook and bake, mix drinks, manage recipes, find new […]

Apple App Store Celebrates Its Four Year Anniversary

Exactly four years ago (July 10, 2008 via an update to iTunes), the Apple App Store for iPhone opened. At start only 500 applications were available for download but the number of available applications quickly increased after launch. Just one month ago Apple reported some figures about the number of applications and downloads. Now, more […]