What are y’all doing on April 20th at 4:57am Eastern Standard Time? Don’t say celebrating 4/20 because we know you guys don’t wake up that early.
Us? We’re going to be downloading a bunch of apps from the App Store. Apple’s computers are going to decide who the winner is and if their algorithm stays the same, that will be the early hours of April 20th. Some of our slightly OCD commenters told us so. So we checked it out by moving our clock forward and getting a screen grab. It seems legit.
…and daddy needs a new MacBook Pro.
Timing. The Promotion shall run from 12:01 a.m. EDT on April 10, 2009 and ends with the downloading of the 1 billionth app (“Promotion Period”). For purposes of the Promotion, the downloading of the 1 billionth app is considered to be either the downloading of the 1 billionth app from iTunes or the receipt of the non-purchase entry after the download of the 999,999,999th app, whichever comes first. Only entries submitted in this time period will be accepted. Sponsor’s computer is the official time keeping device for this promotion.
5. Sweepstakes. …The prize will be awarded for the entry (either through an app download or through the non-purchase online entry) sent immediately following the download of the 999,999,999th app.