Brandon Ashmore from Mentor, Ohio, got more than he bargained for on Wednesday, when he downloaded Say the Same Thing by Space Inch, a free app from Apple’s App Store. That download was the App Store’s 50 billionth. And these are unique downloads and do not include updates or re-downloads. To commemorate this achievement, Ashmore receives a $10,000 App Store gift card.
At the time of writing there have been over 49.58 billion downloads from the Apple App Store and a new milestone of 50 billion downloads is just around the corner. Once again, to thank their customers, Apple is offering up a US$10,000 App Store Card for the person who downloads the 50 billionth app.
When you make an iTunes purchase like a movie or TV series, don’t you want to download it now? But sometimes it’s a big file; maybe you’re on the road, have poor bandwidth or perhaps have a promo code that expires at midnight and hate lose out. Apple has a solution for that.
Since many of us have opted to do online banking, having to run to the bank to physically deposit a cheque is actually quite a pain. So now, for the first time in Canada, members at select credit unions will be able to deposit cheques directly into their account. No matter where members are, they can use the camera on their iOS devices through Deposit Anywhere, a system for remote deposit capture provided by Central 1.
You’ve just arrived home to print out your proposal for your new client, but unbeknownst to you little Billy, proud of his latest school project, has just spent all afternoon printing copies for every member of the family. Needless to say the ink’s run dry by the time you get home.