“I Am Rich” which displayed a simple misspelled message was a completely useless app on the Apple App Store. It was developed by Armin Heinrich of Germany and was priced at $999.99. Though Apple removed it the very next day, it had already been purchased eight times… and only once accidentally!
We have a detailed post on this $999.99 useless app – check it out to know more.
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