App Store Passes 2bn Downloads

Apples App Store has passed 2 bilion app downloads, the company has announced.  There are now more than 85,000 apps available in 20 categories to the more than 50 million iPhone and iPod touch customers worldwide and over 125,000 developers in Apples iPhone Developer Program.
The rate of App Store downloads continues to accelerate, with users downloading a staggering 2 billion apps in just over a year, including more than half a billion apps this quarter alone, says Apple CEO, Steve Jobs. The App Store has reinvented what you can do with a mobile handheld device, and our users are clearly loving it.”