Apple is selling billions of Apps via the App Store and reached the 10 billionth app download this week. Apple announced earlier that they will give a $10,000 iTunes gift card to the person that will download the 10 billionth app from the App Store. The lucky winner is Gail Davis of Orpington, Kent, UK. » Ten Billion Apps Downloaded: $10,000 iTunes Gift Card Winner!
Macrumors published this picture above which provides some interesting information, it shows 3 new icons for a front facing camera as well as the Apple Camera App and Photo Booth App. These new icons has been found in the new iOS 4.3 Beta 2 that Apple just released, which confirms the next generation iPad will include an camera. » FaceTime, Camera and PhotoBooth Icons Confirm Camera in iPad 2
Apple just released iOS 4.3 Beta 2 and it looks like they removed the New Multitasking Gestures “which is four and five finger multi-touch support for the iPad”. Why Apple removed this we don’t know, but it looks like it will not be included in the final release. If new features come up we will inform you about it as soon as possible. » Apple Released iOS 4.3 Beta 2!
As of today, nearly 10 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store worldwide. Which is almost as amazing as the apps themselves. So we want to say thanks. Download the 10 billionth app, and you could win a US $10,000 iTunes Gift Card. Just Visit the App Store, and download what could be your best app yet.
Apple released an iOS 4.3 beta 1 changelog with all the iOS 4.3 details, to show us all the new features and fixes in this latest firmware update. Its pretty rare for these kind of documents to be revealed to the public, so hit the break for the full changelog. » Apple Revealed iOS 4.3 Changelog
Apple just dropped iOS 4.3 beta 1 for developers for all devices, including the iPhone 3Gs/4, iPad, iPod Touch 3G/4G and AppleTV 2. But it doesn’t support the iPhone 3G, I have no idea why. If you are not a jailbreaker or unlocker you can download the beta from Apple’s developers page.
Apple just removed the VLC Player form the App Store on January 7, because of licensing issues. One man “who is an employee of Nokia, one of Apple’s competitors in the mobile space.” claiming the app violated the GNU public license (GPL) because App Store purchases have Digital Rights Management (DRM) applied to them. This resulted into the removal of the VLC player from the App Store. » VLC Player Has Been Removed From The App Store!