Two thirds of apps on Apple store are 'never downloaded zombies'

London, July 10 (ANI): As software giant Apple celebrates fifth anniversary of its 'App Store', a tracking service has claimed that about two-thirds of the total number of apps are 'zombie apps' as they are barely ever installed by the users.

According to BBC, Apple's CEO Tim Cook said that 90 percent of all the apps in the marketplace are downloaded at least once a month and the customers have now downloaded 50 billion apps.

However, tracking service Adeven said that 579,001 apps out of a total of 888,856 apps in their database are zombies which never appear in Apple's master-list of the most downloaded apps worldwide, a chart which runs to over 300,000 places.

The report said that Apple has paid out 10billion dollars to app developers for its App Store, which is three times more, than all the other app stores combined.

Apple is celebrating the fifth anniversary of App Store which went live on July 10, 2008, as an update to iTunes and had reportedly offered free apps which were originally priced up to 20 dollars. (ANI)


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