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Apple App Store sees record sales; base price for apps rise in Europe and Canada


Apple has just set a new record on the 1st day of the New Year. St of January saw the biggest day ever for sales in the history. The year 2014 has been quite a good year for the iPhone maker and the year 2015 has started with a bang as well. According to the reports, the users of most of the apple devices like iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch spent approximately a half billion dollars on various different applications and in-app purchases. The figure is the cumulative figure of the first week of January, which is also quite a landmark.apple-building-night

The developers on the other hand, have gained a lot from the sudden record breaking upsurge in the app sale. To be precise, the reports state that the developers have earned approximately $25 billion till date. The experts believe that the success of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus has a major role to play in the success that Apple and the developers are witnessing during the period.

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On the other hand, as announced, Apple Inc. has implemented the price adjustments in the App Store loading to a slight increase in the minimum base price of any application. The iPhone maker had made the announcement about the changes sometime back and they have been implemented now.

According to the changes, the minimum price for an application will be affected in the regions like the European Union, The United Kindgom, Canada and Norway. The reports suggest the base price in Canada is $1.19, 0.79 pounds in the United Kingdom and 0.99 euros in the European Union. iOS users are claimed to spend a lot more on buying applications that Android users and thus the increase in the price will aid the application development. The experts also believe that this will provide an added incentive to develop better applications.

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