Posted Nov 4, 2009

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has officially announced today in a press release that the App Store on iTunes has surpassed 100,000 applications. These 100,000 applications have been downloaded well over two billion times. The applications are divided up into 20 different categories which includes travel, games, finance, and medical.

?The App Store, now with over 100,000 applications available, is clearly a major differentiator for millions of iPhone and iPod touch customers around the world,? stated Apple SVP of Worldwide Product Marketin Philip Schiller. ?The iPhone SDK created the first great platform for mobile applications and our customers are loving all of the amazing apps our developers are creating.?

Over the summer, the iPhone OS 3.0 was released and developers began to add push, in-app goods, MMS, copy and paste, and shake to shuffle features into their applications. Over 2 billion push notifications have already been delivered to iPhone customers.