Millions and Billions: Apple’s WWDC Digits
Apple’s 2013 WWDC keynote began as so many others, with a victory lap of metrics, many incremental improvements from the set of big numbers the company rolled out at its last media event, all uniformly impressive. Here’s a quick rundown of Apple’s WWDC digits.
- Apple’s developer program is six million registered members strong.
- It has grown by 1.5 million since WWDC 2012.
- There are now 407 Apple retail stores worldwide, in 14 countries.
- Those stores see more than one million visitors daily.
- Consumers have downloaded 50 billion apps from the App Store to date.
- There are 900,000 apps in the App Store; 375,000 of them are designed specifically for iPad.
- As of today there are 575 million iTunes Store accounts, most with associated credit cards.
- That’s 175 million more than Apple announced at WWDC 2012.
- Apple has doled out $10 billion to app developers; $5 billion of that was paid in the last year.
- Apple has shipped 28 million copies of OS X Mountain Lion.
- The Mac’s installed base is 72 million.
- Apple has sold 600 million iOS devices.
- 93 percent of them are running iOS 6.
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