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Apple Celebrates '5 Years of the App Store' With Poster Sent to Reporters

Tim Bradshaw, a tech reporter with the Financial Times, received this poster from Apple celebrating the upcoming 5-year anniversary of the App Store.

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The App Store, which originally launched on July 10, 2008, has seen more than 50 billion app downloads across nearly a million individual apps.

Apple sent a similar promotional item to reporters to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the iTunes Store, though that version included a gift card redeemable for 100 songs hand-picked by the iTunes staff.

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17 months ago
Ironically when Jobs first described apps for the iPhone they were all going to be Webapps and would be run online. People complained about them not being native. Had this process been more widely adopted we'd all live in a platform agnostic world of HTML5 apps without a walled garden.

Instead people complain about how Apple locked everyone in, stifled innovation and copied Android. Make your minds up.
Rating: 6 Votes
17 months ago
Where can I see this in high res?
Rating: 6 Votes
17 months ago
Any reporters out there who dont want it let me know!
Rating: 4 Votes
17 months ago
Add the App Store to the AppleTV for the 5 year anniversary! :apple:
Rating: 4 Votes
17 months ago
Reporters only?

How many are in the trash?

We Collectors want one!
Rating: 4 Votes
17 months ago
Nice poster :) All for something Steve Jobs initially likely didn't want.
Rating: 3 Votes
17 months ago
I would love to have one. How about all the devs get one too. :D
Rating: 3 Votes
17 months ago
It's amazing when you consider that Steve Jobs didnt initially want third party apps on the iPhone.
Rating: 3 Votes
17 months ago
all I got to say is thank you hackers for jailbreaking the first iPhone and making an App Store in an iPhone a reality. :cool: :apple:
Rating: 3 Votes
17 months ago
Amazing to see a concept get such quick adoption. It doesn't even seem that long ago we didn't even have cell phones.

Kids today are living in a vastly different world to the one that I knew growing up. :eek:
Rating: 3 Votes

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