Android Celebrates 10 Billion App Downloads with 10 day 10 cent promotion

The official Google+ page for Android exploded today after news that Android has passed the 10 Billion app downloads threshold in December. Android is now the most popular mobile OS worldwide and it’s growth seems to be accelerating, moving from 6 billion app downloads in May 2011 to 10 billion just 6 months later. Below is an excerpt from the update and details about the 10 day 10 cent promotion now underway in the Android Market, make use of it and snag some awesome apps!

If there’s one thing we know about Android fans, it’s that you’re hungry for apps. So hungry, in fact, that Android Market has reached 10 billion downloads worldwide! What’s even more exciting is the pace: you’re chowing down over one billion apps every month, and that speed is only growing.

We wanted to celebrate and share this milestone with you, the people who made it possible. So what better way than by offering you more of the apps you love? We partnered with some of the top Android developers to make a bunch of great apps available at an amazing price. Starting today, and continuing for the next 10 days, we’ll have a new set of awesome apps available for only 10 cents each.

To kick off the promotion on the first day the 10 discounted apps are:

  • SoundHound
  • Sketchbook Movile
  • Asphalt 6: Adrenaline HD
  • Swiftkey X
  • Paper Camera
  • Endomondo Sports Tracker
  • Great Little War Game
  • Fieldrunners HD
  • Color & Draw for Kids (Phone)
  • Minecraft – Pocket Edition

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