Apple Announces Winner of 1 Billion App Contest

In a press release issued this morning regarding the App Store's one billion app milestone, Apple announced that the winner of the associated contest was 13-year old Connor Mulcahey of Weston, Connecticut. Connor, who downloaded Bump [App Store] as the milestone application, will receive a $10,000 iTunes gift card, a 32 GB iPod touch, a Time Capsule, and a 17" MacBook Pro.

"The revolutionary App Store has been a phenomenal hit with iPhone and iPod touch users around the world, and we'd like to thank our customers and developers for helping us achieve the astonishing milestone of one billion apps downloaded," said Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "In nine months, the App Store has completely revolutionized the mobile industry and this is only the beginning."