July 11, 2013
As you've undoubtedly noticed already, today is the App Store's fifth birthday. Indeed, we at AppAdvice already highlighted this exciting news. However, there was some gift giving earlier that we don't want you to miss out on. Posted on Apple's own dedication page are words of appreciations, a brief history recap, as well as a joint present for most iDevice users.
From the 500 apps available at launch in 2008 to the more than 900,000 available at your fingertips today, it's been a remarkably prolific five years for the App Store. To celebrate, we're giving everyone five landmark games, and five groundbreaking apps for a limited time. Plus, look back at the key moments that have made the App Store the world's most innovative destination for apps.What you may not have noticed is that these apps, and more, went on sale up to 72 hours before today. So, for those of you who aren't dedicated Apps Gone Free fans, here's a reminder list of which apps gained a very generous "Free" price tag for a limited time.