All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Downloads’

Wolf of Wall Street, Frozen Top Most-Pirated Movies List

Martin Scorsese’s The Wolf of Wall Street was definitely the most gloriously profane movie of the year (it’s in the record books!), and now it has another title. According to data from Excipio, as obtained by Variety, the film was the most-pirated film this year, with just over 30 million downloads. It just edged out Disney’s mega-hit Frozen for the …

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De La Soul Are Giving Away Their Music for 25 Hours

De La Soul are giving away all of their music–for free–for a limited time. The famed hip hip trio is looking to give fans access to many of their older albums–albums which have been missing from the world of streaming and downloadable music services for years. Everything is available on the band’s website. This Valentine’s Day gift from De La …

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Apple Sales Spike, iPhone Opening Weekend Sales Top 9M

After months of skepticism and critical analysis, the iPhone 5 delivers. Many questioned whether the iPhone 5 and iOS 7 would render the same laudable consumer response as releases of previous versions had. Today, the numbers spoke volumes and a verdict was reached – Apple is still a force to be reckoned with. Like Air Jordans on release day at …

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Every Second, 800+ Apps Are Downloaded from Apple’s App Store

As we told you on Wednesday, Apple’s App Store just hit a huge milestone – 50 billion total app downloads (excluding re-downloads and updates, of course). Today, they made it official with a release that mentions a couple other interesting facts. Count one second. Good. In that time, 800 apps were downloaded from Apple’s App Store. That pace means that …

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Apple Hits 50 Billion App Downloads

Nearly two weeks ago, Apple announced that they were just about to hit the 50 billion milestone in terms of apps downloaded in the App Store. Today, the company finally hit the mark. Apple hit 40 billion app downloads back in January, so that means that they tacked on 10 billion downloads in around four months. If that rate hold …

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Apple’s App Store Approaches 50 Billion Downloads

Apple is about to hit another huge milestone, and once again they’re giving away a pretty sweet prize in celebration. This time, it’s 50 billion App Store downloads that’s fast approaching, and the person who puts them over the top is going to win a $10,000 App Store gift card. “As of today, nearly 50 billion apps have been downloaded …

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Apple Adds ‘Download Later’ Option to iTunes Purchases

Apple has made a small update to its downloading options for iTunes purchases – small but potentially helpful. Starting now, users will be given an option to download purchased content later. When you purchase something, let’s say a TV season, you’ll be prompted with a “Download Now?” dialogue box. From there, you’ll be given the option to download now or …

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Facebook Home Tops 500K Installs, Over 50% 1-Star Reviews

Facebook Home, Facebook’s Android homescreen takeover, has been available for just over a week. In that time, we’ve seen the app take on a barrage of negative reviews. But people are still downloading it and trying it out. As of today, Facebook Home on Google Play has surpassed 500,000 installs. We don’t know the exact number of installs, as Google …

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Spotify Axes Downloads In Europe

Spotify has become quite popular in the U.S. since it finally launched in 2011 after already achieving such popularity in Europe. One feature we might not get here in the States, however, is the ability to download songs, as the company has put a stop to the feature in Europe. Those who have already downloaded music, can of course still …

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Google Play Celebrates 25 Billion Downloads with Five-Day Sale

Today is a milestone day for Google Play. According to the Android blog, Google’s app store has surpassed the 25 billion downloads mark. As of now, Google Play houses 675,000 apps and games. Google Play is a little behind Apple’s App Store, which hit 25 billion downloads back in March. For that milestone, the company ran a promotion to give …

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Fox To Debut New HD Movie Downloads: $15, Weeks Before Blu-ray or On-Demand

Apparently, 20th Century Fox sees a future in high-definition movie downloads. Starting this month, the studio plans to launch a brand new program that will see high-profile films become available for download weeks before they are available on a disc or streaming service. According to the New York Times Fox will call the initiative “Digital HD” or “DHD,” and it …

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Angry Birds Space Breaks 20 Million Downloads, Update Coming Soon

On March 22nd, Rovio unleashed the long-awaited next chapter in the Angry Birds saga, Angry Birds Space. The game features similar mechanics to other Angry Birds games that you might have played, but tacks on some new challenges like gravitational fields and new characters like the Ice Bird. And as expected, it appears that the game is a hit. Both …

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