On the 5th anniversary of Apple's App Store, we take a look at the iPhone apps that have risen to the top and made the most money.
After five years, Apple's App Store has 900,000 apps available and has surpassed an incredible 50 billion total downloads. That's more than 800 apps downloaded every second.
With that kind of volume, it takes a lot to get noticed, but a few developers have managed to do it with great success. Out of the 900,000 choices you have, these 10 apps have risen to the top of the pile. Here's a look at the 10 highest grossing iPhone apps according to Apple, though the company didn't release the numbers for how much each app made.
Starting at #10 is MLB.com At Bat, which let's you watch the free MLB.TV baseball Game of the Day or access an MLB.TV Premium subscription to watch every out-of-market Major League Baseball game.
Update, July 10 at 8:45 a.m. PT: Specifies number of apps available in Apple's App Store.
Though a recent entry in the App Store, Candy Crush Saga has enjoyed enormous success with casual gaming fans, making it the #1 top grossing iPhone app of all time.
Even though there have been ton of match-3 type games in the App Store over the years, Candy Crush Saga shows the evolution of the genre and how a simple game mechanic can still hold peoples' interest.