10 years ago, Apple revealed the App Store, a curated marketplace that represented the one and only way for iPhone owners to buy and install software.
Since then, Apple has paid over $100 billion to app developers, it announced last week.
Although much of that revenue comes from in-app purchases and a new subscription option, a lot of it — at least in the beginning — came directly from app purchases. Angry Birds and other apps cost 99 cents or more just to download.
App analytics firm Sensor Tower put together a list of the apps that spent the longest at the top of Apple’s paid app charts, both in the United States and around the world.
Although these aren’t the apps that made the most money — some apps cost more than others, and some are free with premium paid features — the lists do show which apps were popular enough to be top paid app for the longest periods of time.
While the winner won’t surprise you, there are a few interesting apps on the list. Let’s start with the United States:
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Source:: Businessinsider – Tech