Apple's App Store hits 500,000

Apple's App Store hits 500,000It’s official, boyee. Apple’s App Store has hit another landmark with a whopping 500,000 apps now available.

Of those 500,000 it’s estimated that 450,000 are must-haves, 40,000 are nice-to-haves, and 10,000 are simply ok. Ahh, I crack me up.

As I so hilariously suggested in paragraph 2, quantity counts for nothing, especially when you consider some of the absolute dross on the App Store.

Here are some of the great apps you can download for your iPhone or iPad, right now! Check 'em:

  • Fart!!
  • Fart!
  • iFart Mobile
  • Atomic Fart
  • Fart Piano
  • BaconFarts
  • Fart for Free
  • Fart Sounds
  • Fart Cushion

Had enough yet?

  • Tap-and-Fart!
  • Fart Machine Extreme
  • Fart Factory
  • Fart Studio
  • Bluetooth Fart
  • Monster Fart
  • 1,000,000 Fart Generator
  • Fart Shaker Deluxe
  • Mega Fart Machine

And so on and so forth.

I’m not having a go at the App Store; the Android Market is just as bad. I’m simply pointing out that quality is far more important than quantity. That’s all.

Back in October, we heard that 500,000 apps had been published in the Android Market’s lifetime, however 180,000 had been removed during an ongoing clean-up operation.

At that time, it was estimated that the App Store – which generally has stricter controls – had binned 24% of its apps.

Anyway... congratulations, Apple!

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Stelph  Dec. 13, 2011 at 16:17

■Fart Machine Extreme

One of my mates could be described as one of these, put it this way, last week I quite happily stepped outside into the gale force winds rather than sit next to the man

MDrX  Dec. 13, 2011 at 16:29

I'm simply pointing out that quality is far more important than quantity.

Apple used to refuse those apps based on the grounds of 'limited utility.' People whinged so they allowed them all and there are still complaints.

And the quality of the App Store is so far ahead of all others.. Fair comment if Google had announced this news.

Anyway, I'm off to try Fart Shaker Deluxe, the name sold it.


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