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- Design:Â Well designed apps are delightful, elegant, intuitive, engaging, exciting, compelling, and reliable.
- Innovation:Â Innovative apps are revolutionary, inspirational, unique, and do things inÂ completely new and exciting ways.
- Technical excellence: Technically advanced apps have excellent performance and make extensive use of the latest Apple technologies to deliver innovative, platform differentiating, and advanced features.
Grades 2 â€“ by Tapity
Pennant â€“ by Vargatron
Pulse News For iPhone â€“ by Alphonso Labs
Cut the Rope â€“ by Chillingo
Golfscape GPS Rangefinder â€“ by Shotzoom Software
Infinity Blade â€“ by Chair Entertainment Group
Capo â€“ by SuperMegaUltraGroovy
Pixelmator â€” by Pixelmator Team
Anomaly Warzone Earth â€” by 11 bit studios
Osmos â€” by Hemisphere Games
Our Choice â€” by Push Pop Press
Djay â€” by Algoriddim
What do winners receive, aside from bragging rights? They get a MacBook Air, iPad 2, iPod touch, and Design Award cube trophy. Not bad, but the biggest prize of all is being recognized by Apple and the forthcoming press and exposure.
What apps do you think should’ve won an Apple Design Award that didn’t make the list?