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Thread: Apple Giving Away 10k iTunes Gift Card for 10 Billionth App Download

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snozberries View Post
    i'd sell it for a Droid X... i'm kidding! Is there a way to hook up your friends with some of the winnings?! That would be mint!
    You could gift songs etc to them I guess?

    Its a pointless question however, as I'm going to win it!

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    I want. That's enough money to spend for a while if you downloaded A little of everything from the store
    You don't like the iPad because you don't have one!

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    Last time Apple did this some old guy won.

    Quote Originally Posted by ecd5000 View Post
    I've been using a 15$ giftcard since Xmas and only managed to rack up 1 purchase boy imagine how Long 10000 would take!
    Movies r like $15 a pop
    Last edited by vindutch; 01-14-2011 at 03:57 PM. Reason: Automerged Doublepost

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    iTunes gift card is a joke. Now an Apple gift card (to use in the Apple Retail Store) would really be worth something.
    They can have my jailbreak when they pry it from my cold dead fingers.

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    Anyone else notice that the counter shown in the Image has to downloads at a number higher than it's currently at?
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    I swear i got about 10K in apps already...lol no seriously...haha
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    I must win that gift card!
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    There is no way that counter is real time. No way apps get purchased that frikin quick...ha

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    Who ever wins that's great, who wouldn't want to win.

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    I put together a quick site converting the Apple count-up into a relevant count-down to when the 10 billionth app will be downloaded: Apple - iTunes - 10 Billion App Countdown

    I added a screenshot below just in case
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails -screen-shot-2011-01-14-5.43.47-pm.png  

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    Quote Originally Posted by ripped53 View Post
    There is no way that counter is real time. No way apps get purchased that frikin quick...ha
    I believe at one of the recent Apple special events they announced the number of apps that are downloaded every second. It was a bit over 100 if i remember correctly which seems to be about the same speed that this counter is going at.
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    Quote Originally Posted by blueblaze4444 View Post
    I believe at one of the recent Apple special events they announced the number of apps that are downloaded every second. It was a bit over 100 if i remember correctly which seems to be about the same speed that this counter is going at.
    The counter isn't truly real-time. What happens is that there's a data file that gets updated hourly or so, and it contains the app-purchase-rate at the moment, and the current time. A script then puts two and two together to show you a counter. The download rate seems to be increasing; just watch the timer I put up a couple posts back, it jumps a few hours every time the data file gets updated

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    Quote Originally Posted by 7evendeuce View Post
    I put together a quick site converting the Apple count-up into a relevant count-down to when the 10 billionth app will be downloaded: Apple - iTunes - 10 Billion App Countdown

    I added a screenshot below just in case
    Haha That's awesome! Thanks. Now I will definitely win.
    wwjd

  15. #34
    Apple - iTunes celebrates 10 billion songs downloaded.
    Is the picture caption on the author's post real?
    Less than a day and yet the magical 10 bill number was reached.

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    Wow they did already hit the mark.

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    damn already, i remember the 1 millionth donwloa, now we're talking billions

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    Quote Originally Posted by andy33711 View Post
    Apple - iTunes celebrates 10 billion songs downloaded.
    Is the picture caption on the author's post real?
    Less than a day and yet the magical 10 bill number was reached.
    Just looked and that is wrong. You are posting the song one this is for apps.

    Apple - iTunes - 10 Billion App Countdown

  19. #38
    Default wow
    ive read every post on here and i cant believe that the wording on the page hasnt erked anyone else, "Download the 10 billionth app, and you could win a US $10,000 iTunes Gift Card.". if you actually go in and read the fine print it goes on to say that there is a 9.999.999.999 time period in which apps can be downloaded.
    there even a way to enter the contest b4 then just click enter without perchuse or download, those of you actually doing this are wasteing ur time....(better chance 4 me )

  20. #39
    Quote Originally Posted by whereswaldo View Post
    Wow, 10 billion already? I remember when the 1 billionth app was sold

    Why would you quote the whole post when you're the first comment?
    Because I'm new to this and was reply on my iPhone. Get over it!!!!!

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    is the counter on that page live ?? WOW...

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