The next web reports that the daily download figures in the Apple App Store increased by 87 percent on Christmas Day 2012 and the daily revenues showed a slightly lower increase of 70 percent. Of course this has to do with the fact that people give a lot of iOS presents in the holidays. The iPad was a very popular gift, since iPad apps saw an increase in downloads of 140 percent. Also iTunes gift cards help increasing these numbers. » Apple App Store Downloads Jumped 87% On Christmas Day
Apple has just launched the newest version of their “12 Days of Christmas” holiday app for European and Canadian users, which will give iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad owners free content each day from December 26 to January 8. “You and your friends can download a fantastic selection of songs, music videos, apps, books and TV episodes for free. Each download will only be available for 24 hours. Get our 12 Days of Christmas app to make sure you don’t miss out.” » 12 Days of Christmas App Now Live In Europe and Canada
According to a U.S. survey by Nielsen, kids aged 6-12 want nothing else than Apple’s iOS products over the next 6 months. The iPad is by far the most wanted item by kids followed by the new Nintendo Wii. In fact, four out of the top five most wanted items are Apple products with the iPod Touch, iPad Mini and iPhone on number 3, 4 and 5. » Kids Want iPads For Christmas More Than Anything
There were many people enjoying iOS devices on Christmas Day. There were 21 times more iPods compared to 14 times more iPhones and there were 12.5 times more iOS devices that were activated over Christmas than past weekends. Check out after the break for Graphics and stats about Apple & Android Sales. » Record Sales For Apple This Holiday Season With 12 Times The Amount Of Activations On Christmas Day
Help! The pigs are trying to ruin Christmas. Grab the sling shot and fire those birds! From the people who brought you the Guitar Hero Christmas Light game! Running on two computers and 10 Light-o-rama 16 channel controllers, uses more than 20,000 lights and less than one cent of electricity per game. Audio is broadcast on 99.1FM, and the controller has a long enough cord for people to play in their cars on the street. Easier than the iPhone version, and bigger too.
Rovio just updated Angry Birds Seasons with Christmas levels. It is the most wonderful time of the year, but the pigs are up to their usual tricks! Use your best puzzle skills on the Angry Birds holiday calendar – 25 new festive levels featuring gingerbread cookies, bells, twinkling lights, and candy canes. The newest Angry Bird will also make an appearance! And on the last day you will meet the big pig himself. It is going to be an egg-citing holiday season! » Rovio Updates Angry Birds Seasons For Christmas
Best Buy made a commercial about the Apple products they sell. But why should you prefer buying at Best Buy over a official Apple Retail Store? Best Buy prices are significantly lower then the official Appl Reteail Store. For instance, they have the 15 and 17-inch MacBook Pros $200 off and $150 off the 13-inch MacBook Pro as well. » Game On Santa With Apple Gifts At Best Buy