Friday, March 02, 2012

~ Apple 25 billion counter ~

Few of my colleagues have been following the Apple's App store counter for over 2 hours now, on regular intervals.

If you see the counter rate at which the apps are downloaded, they are more surreal - like 500+ apps per second. If you want to check out visit or

Open the above links on multiple tabs & see if you get the same count value. You don't see the same value, not sure if the data feed which is coming from the server side is synchronized. There is definitely an REST call which is happening. Check out the video here.

Open you Chrome debug console, click on Console window and execute this command 'downloadCounter._currentCount'. Thanks Samee for helping me out ;)

Also, here is the Thank You message which Apple will splash after 25 Billion downloads :P 

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