THIS WEEK'S SPONSOR:

Concepts

Sketch, Note, Draw


The Numbers From Apple’s WWDC 2014 Keynote

Apple CEO Tim Cook walked on stage today and kicked off the company’s 25th Worldwide Developers Conference with his usual opening remarks and “state of the business” facts and numbers. From the number of attendees to iOS devices sold and OS X stats, these numbers are interesting as they’re typically shared throughout the year in dedicated events or press releases; at WWDC, Apple can provide a mid-year overview before switching gears to talk about iOS or OS X.

We’ve compiled the most important numbers from Apple’s WWDC 2014 keynote below.

  • Milestone year for WWDC: 25th anniversary of the conference. It started in 1990 with 1300 developers
  • Over 1000 Apple engineers available at WWDC
  • Attendees from 69 countries; 70% of them are first-time attendees
  • Youngest developer in the audience is 13 years-old
  • Over 9 million registered developers, up 47% from last year
  • Mac installed base has now reached 80 million
  • 40 million copies of OS X Mavericks have been installed, most successful release in OS X history
  • 51% of Mac installed base in on Mavericks, fastest adoption ever for Apple
  • 800 million iOS devices have been sold to date
  • iPod touch has passed 100 million units sold
  • iPad has passed 200 million units sold
  • iPhone has passed 500 million units sold
  • 130 million customers bought an iOS device in the past 12 months for the first time
  • iOS 7 has reached 89% share of the iOS installed base
  • 98% of the Fortune 500 companies use iOS
  • 1.2 million apps are available on the App Store
  • 300 million people visit the App Store every week
  • 75 billion apps have been downloaded from the App Store
  • The latest version of Xcode has been downloaded over 14 million times
  • Touch ID is being used by over 83% of iPhone 5s customers
  • There are 4000 new developer APIs in the new iOS 8 SDK

For more coverage, check out our WWDC 2014 news hub and follow @macstoriesnet on Twitter.

Unlock More with Club MacStories

Founded in 2015, Club MacStories has delivered exclusive content every week for over six years.

In that time, members have enjoyed nearly 400 weekly and monthly newsletters packed with more of your favorite MacStories writing as well as Club-only podcasts, eBooks, discounts on apps, icons, and services. Join today, and you’ll get everything new that we publish every week, plus access to our entire archive of back issues and downloadable perks.

The Club expanded in 2021 with Club MacStories+ and Club Premier. Club MacStories+ members enjoy even more exclusive stories, a vibrant Discord community, a rotating roster of app discounts, and more. And, with Club Premier, you get everything we offer at every Club level plus an extended, ad-free version of our podcast AppStories that is delivered early each week in high-bitrate audio.

Choose the Club plan that’s right for you:

  • Club MacStories: Weekly and monthly newsletters via email and the web that are brimming with app collections, tips, automation workflows, longform writing, a Club-only podcast, periodic giveaways, and more;
  • Club MacStories+: Everything that Club MacStories offers, plus exclusive content like Federico’s Automation Academy and John’s Macintosh Desktop Experience, a powerful web app for searching and exploring over 6 years of content and creating custom RSS feeds of Club content, an active Discord community, and a rotating collection of discounts, and more;
  • Club Premier: Everything in from our other plans and AppStories+, an extended version of our flagship podcast that’s delivered early, ad-free, and in high-bitrate audio.