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Apple 50 Billionth App Download
2013-05-16 10:30:05

For more than a week now, the home page at Apple.com and iTunes has featured a running ticker counting up to the App Store’s 50 billionth download. The lucky person to download this app will be awarded with a $10,000 gift card to the App Store.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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