Apple has announced that the 2 billionth application has been downloaded from the App Store.
The second billion only took 5 months. The store has 85,000 apps and 125,000 developers, with more than 50 million iPhones and iPod Touches sold in 77 countries.
Graphs of downloads and Apps on the store:
It seems that Microsoft Stores are offering truckloads of money to headhunt Apple Store managers, then encouraging them to hire their best employees away with them.
On that topic, I just ran across Penny Arcade’s take on Microsoft Stores.
via The Loop, via Ars Technica, via Slashdot.
20 years on, Technologizer does a Macintosh Portable teardown. Dig that 10 hour lead-acid battery, I wonder if you could retrofit a LiIon powerpack? And a bigger hard drive… and more RAM…