App store sales top $10 billion
Apple said customers spent over $10 billion on its App store in 2013.
App store customers downloaded almost 3 billion apps in December making it the most successful month in App store history. Apple’s developers have now earned $15 billion on the App store.
With the introduction of iOS 7, developers were able to create apps that took advantage of the redesigned user interface and the more than 200 new features and APIs. Developers such as Evernote, Yahoo!, AirBnB, OpenTable, Tumblr, Pinterest and American Airlines re-imagined the user experience, bringing content to the forefront while increasing the overall efficiency and performance of their apps.
The App store offers more than 1 million apps to iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users in 155 countries around the world, with more than 500,000 native iPad apps available.
App store customers can choose from a range of apps in 24 categories, including newspapers and magazines offered in newsstand, games, business, news, sports, health and fitness, travel and kids.