Apple has finally announced that a user in China was the winner of the Apple Inc. sponsored prize for downloading the 25 billionth iTunes App. The user, one Chunli Fu of Qungdao, China downloaded the free Disney app, “Where’s My Water” to push the download mark over the 25 billion mark. He will receive $10,000 USD in the iTunes App Store int he form of a gift card.
Currently, there are more than 550,000 apps in the iTunes App Store and now more than 170,000 of those apps are iPad native apps. According to Apple, they have paid out more than $4 Billion USD to the developers of those apps.