Apple continues to astonish. The most valuable company in the world announced this Thursday that developers who uploaded their content to the App Store have earned more than $ 70 billion globally since the digital store opened in 2008. The Apple, which is Working on a specific chip for virtual reality, he also pointed out that the number of downloads has increased by over 70% only in the last 12 months.
“It’s an amazing figure. We are applauded by the amount of new apps our developers continue to create and I look forward to welcoming them again next week to our global developer conference, “said Philip Schiller, Apple’s Senior Vice President, Worldwide Marketing, referring to the event Dedicated to developers who will start tonight.
People from 155 different countries access the App Store, and these mostly prefer apps of the “Games” and “Entertainment” apps, which are also the most profitable through in-app purchases. Apple, which is also focusing heavily on healthcare, also pointed out that 70% of app downloads in the “Styles and Trends” and “Health and Wellbeing” categories have grown in the last year. The content dedicated to storage and editing of photos and videos is instead the ones that have grown with greater intensity (+ 90%).