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Billion apps

Act 1

A video screen grab is shown of a counter showing how many apps have been downloaded from the App Store. The date and time is displayed in the computer’s menu bar. There is a competition advertised offering a US $ 10,000 App Store Gift Card for the person downloading the 25 billionth app. When should you start bombarding the App Store with purchases if you want to win?

Act 2

Additional information is given in the form of a longer video, and a screen grab showing the time zone set on the computer.

Act 3

The answer for when the 25 billionth app was downloaded is revealed in an email from a member of the Apple PR team.

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