May 03

Apple has launched a new contest on the App Store, offering a $10,000 gift to the person that downloads the fifty billionth app from the App Store. “As of today, nearly 50 billion apps have been downloaded worldwide. And we couldn’t have done it without you. So we want to say thanks. Download the 50 billionth app, and you could win a US$10,000 App Store Gift Card. Or download one of the first 50 apps after that, and you could win a US$500 App Store Gift Card.* Browse the App Store and download your next favorite app.» Apple Begins Countdown to 50 Billion App Store Downloads, Win a $10,000 App Store Gift Card

Dec 28

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

Jun 14

Applenapps is testing the new iOS 5 beta to find new features and found out that it allows multiple app downloads simultaneously. First when you hit the “update all” button from the App Store, one app will be downloaded while the other apps are waiting till it is fully downloaded. “Now, when you download new apps from the App Store, there is no longer any apps waiting. When you download apps in iTunes on your computer, the program allows for simultaneous downloads, and now that functionality is going to be extended to iOS 5.” » iOS 5 Allows Multiple App Downloads Simultaneously

Aug 15

cydia-logoIt is now possible to download bittorrents on your iPhone. You need a jailbroken iPhone (or iPod Touch) ofcourse and need to follow a few steps. But then you have Torrentula (created by Sunburst) on your iPhone and the ability to download anything you can.

» Cydia: Download Torrents With Torrentula

Sep 08

dTunes is a new application from the ModMyiFone source that is sort of like an iSlsk replacement for now. It connects to the music streaming site Seeqpod and displays your search results in a mini broswer. Then, using the Safari Download Plugin, downloads it. » Cydia: dTunes

Jul 31

Well, the new MxTube, now compatible with the 2.0 firmware, has been released and works better than ever. There are many new features, such as streaming instead of downloading and background downloads. Click the Read More link for a walkthrough on all of the features and some screenshots. » Cydia: MxTube 1.5 Beta