App-y Holidays: Apple Says Jan. 1 Largest Day for App Retailer

Apple had an app-y vacation season.

The tech powerhouse stated clients spent $1.1 billion on apps and in-app purchases in the course of the two weeks ended Jan. three. New Yr’s Day was the most important day ever for the shop with $one hundred forty four million in gross sales, with Christmas Day second.

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General in 2015, consumers spent $20 billion within the app retailer, which sells apps for the iPhone, iPad, Mac and the Apple Watch and Apple TV which have been launched this yr. Apple did not report complete billings for 2014.

The corporate launched the App Retailer in 2008. The shop has greater than 1.5 million apps for iPhone, iPad and iPod contact customers in one hundred fifty five nations. Apps can be found in 24 classes, together with video games, social networking, photograph & video, sports activities, well being & health, journey and youngsters.

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