New In iOS 6: App Store Doesn’t Require A Password To Download Free Apps

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In iOS 6, you'll only see this when downloading a paid app.
In iOS 6, you'll only see this when downloading a paid app.

Shortly after iOS 6 beta 1 made its debut in early June, Cult of Mac reported that users are no longer required to enter their iTunes password when downloading updates or previous purchases from the App Store. In iOS 6 beta 3, Apple has expanded this feature to cover free apps, too.

Apple’s App Store Served Up 5.65 Million Free Downloads Per Day During November

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Despite slowly declining from June until September, the number of free apps downloaded from Apple’s App Store hit a record high during November, with 5.65 million downloads per day. And Apple has the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 to thank.

For the second month in a row since the fifth-generation device was launched, the App Store has seen record downloads among the top 200 free apps.