WWDC 2012: By the numbers

Summary:Over 1,000 engineers are in attendance at WWDC 2012 right now, and Apple has plenty of big numbers to share with them.

Besides big product announcements, there are two things that Apple loves to show off at annual keynotes: sentimental product promo clips and big, showboat-worthy statistics.

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Here are a couple of the biggest numbers that have already been revealed by CEO Tim Cook at the Worldwide Developers Conference 2012 going on in San Francisco right now:

  • 1,000 Apple engineers in attendance at WWDC 2012
  • 400 million App Store accounts with credit cards and 1-Click buying have been activated to date
  • 650,000 apps available in App Store
  • 225,000 of those are specifically for iPad
  • 30 billion apps downloaded thus far
  • App Store will be opened up in 32 more countries with a total of 150 countries by the end of the year
  • $5 billion: The amount Apple has paid out mobile app developers
  • 66 million: The size of the Mac user base
  • 26 million copies of Lion have shipped since release last July
  • 40 percent of OS X users are running Lion (Apple reps said it took 27 months for Windows 7 to hit that same level)
  • 125 million iCloud users registered
  • 365 million iOS devices sold through March 30
  • More than 80 percent of those are running iOS 5
  • 1.5 trillion push notifications issued since the feature launched
  • More than 7 billion push notifications sent out everyday
  • 140 million users on iMessage
  • 150 billion messages sent already, but growing at a rate of 1 billion messages sent each day
  • 130 million accounts signed up for Game Center with 5 billion scores per week
  • 10 billion Tweets stemmed from iOS 5 since Twitter integration
  • 47 percent of photos shared on Twitter are from iOS 5

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Topics: Apple

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Rachel King is a staff writer for CBS Interactive based in San Francisco, covering business and enterprise technology for ZDNet, CNET and SmartPlanet. She has previously worked for The Business Insider, FastCompany.com, CNN's San Francisco bureau and the U.S. Department of State. Rachel has also written for MainStreet.com, Irish Americ... Full Bio

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