The company announced today another set of outstanding numbers for the app store for the iPhone and iPod Touch. In the last year and a half, customers have downloaded over 2 billion apps - that's up from a billion in April and a billion and a half in July. Apple also states there are now 85,000 apps available for the iPhone (up from 65,000 in July).
“The rate of App Store downloads continues to accelerate with users downloading a staggering two billion apps in just over a year, including more than half a billion apps this quarter alone,” Steve Jobs, Apple’s chief executive, said in a statement. “The App Store has reinvented what you can do with a mobile handheld device, and our users are clearly loving it.”