The iOS App Store turned 12 on Friday. It was first put online on July 10, 2008.
The App Store celebrates 12 years
Among the first articles available, MLB At Bat, The New York Times and eBay. They were alongside games and products like Travelocity.
The iPhone had been launched a year earlier, but now I can hardly imagine one without the other. The model was obviously also replicated on Android devices. There are issues – including the ongoing debate over in-app purchases and the share of the pie that Apple takes. However, the App Store has created businesses and an entire economy based on the sale of applications, which Apple wishes to emphasize. In June, the company highlighted that he had facilitated more than half a trillion dollars in trade in 2019.