Apple Announces Over 100,000 Apps in the App Store!

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With over 100,000 apps in the App Store, yes, Apple SHOULD have an app for that!

Press Release:

       Apple Announces Over 100,000 Apps Now Available on the App Store

       CUPERTINO, Calif., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ ‚Äî Apple¬Æ
today announced that developers have created over 100,000 apps for the
revolutionary App Store, the largest applications store in the world.
iPhone® and iPod touch® customers in 77 countries can choose from an
incredible range of apps in 20 categories, including games, business,
news, sports, health, reference and travel. App Store users have
downloaded well over two billion apps, continuing to make it the
world's most popular applications store.

       "The App Store, now with over 100,000 applications
available, is clearly a major differentiator for millions of iPhone and
iPod touch customers around the world," said Philip Schiller, Apple's
senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "The iPhone SDK
created the first great platform for mobile applications and our
customers are loving all of the amazing apps our developers are

       "The App Store has forever changed the mobile gaming
industry and continues to improve," said Travis Boatman, vice president
of Worldwide Studios, EA Mobile. "With a global reach of over 50
million iPhone and iPod touch users, the App Store has allowed us to
develop high quality EA games that have been a huge success with

       "With 10,000 downloads a day, worldwide customer response
to our I Am T-Pain App has exceeded our wildest expectations," said
Jeff Smith, CEO of Smule. "The App Store has given us a unique
opportunity to create and grow a very successful business, and we're
looking forward to an exciting future."

       Apple continues to improve search and discovery with new
features including Genius for Apps, App Store Essentials selections,
sub category listings and more valuable customer reviews. With the
recently introduced iTunes® 9, it's also now easier than ever to
organize and sync your apps right in iTunes and they will automatically
appear on your iPhone or iPod touch with the same layout.

       The release of iPhone OS 3.0 this summer made over 100 new
features available to iPhone and iPod touch users including Cut, Copy
and Paste; MMS; landscape view for Mail, Text and Notes; stereo
Bluetooth; shake to shuffle; parental controls; automatic login at
Wi-Fi hot spots and Push Notifications. These new features have been
incredibly popular with customers and there have already been more than
two billion Push Notifications sent to apps available from the App
Store. Additionally, the recently introduced In App Purchase feature
for free apps means leading developers will now be able to offer
customers the choice of buying content, subscriptions and digital
services from directly inside their apps.

       Apple ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s
with the Apple II and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s
with the Macintosh. Today, Apple continues to lead the industry in
innovation with its award-winning computers, OS X operating system and
iLife and professional applications. Apple is also spearheading the
digital media revolution with its iPod portable music and video players
and iTunes online store, and has entered the mobile phone market with
its revolutionary iPhone.

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