Apple has begun the countdown for the 25 billion App downloads from the official iOS App Store. This figure surely defines the tremendous lead Apple has over the Android counterpart and the huge market for iOS Apps. Not only this but being on a celebratory mode the fruit company has also announced $ 10,000 iTunes Gift Card will be awarded to the lucky 25 billionth App downloader.
From Apple :
As of today, nearly 25 billion apps have been downloaded worldwide. Which is almost as amazing as the apps themselves. So we want to say thanks. Download the 25 billionth app, and you could win a US$10,000 App Store Gift Card. Just visit the App Store and download your best app yet.
You can check the counter from here. As of now the counter is at approximately 24.458 billion and is increasing by a thousand per second. Going by this speed the 25 billion milestone can be reached within few hours so hurry up and download your App to participate in this contest. For official rules click here.