Announcing the 2010 Winners!

Congratulations to all of the nominees and the winners. This awards process was fantastic. We shined the spotlight on some great apps and your responded by casting over 490,000 votes! Thanks!

A Time to Celebrate

As a big thank you to you, the voter, we've received a big bunch of promo codes from the nominees and we are going to give them all away. Follow us on Twitter (@148apps) or join our Facebook page as we'll be giving it away to our followers and fans starting next week.

Thanks

A big thanks to the developers of these apps. Keep up the great work! And a thank you to the members of the nomination committee. And most of all, thanks to Apple for making the iOS platform!

2010 Best App Ever Award Winners

The following are the iPhone and iPad winners in each category. Select a category to see full details on that category including 1st, 2nd, 3rd and honorable mentions.


Best App Ever
  • Angry Birds

    by Rovio Entertainment Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!



Most Innovative App
  • Word Lens

    by Quest Visual

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine

    by Flipboard Inc.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Visual Design
  • Camera+

    by tap tap tap

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine

    by Flipboard Inc.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Use of iOS Hardware
  • ShopSavvy - All the Sales in One Place - Search Products and Match Prices - Barcode Scanner and QR Bar Code Reader!

    by ShopSavvy, Inc.

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Infinity Blade

    by Chair Entertainment Group, LLC

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Navigation App
  • NAVIGON Europe

    by Garmin Wuerzburg GmbH

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Waze Social GPS, Maps & Traffic

    by Waze Inc.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Social Networking App
  • Instagram

    by Instagram, Inc.

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • TextNow Classic - Free Text + Calls : Free Texting Picture Messaging Phone Calling and Phone Number

    by Enflick, Inc.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Publication App
  • Reeder

    by Silvio Rizzi

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Instapaper

    by Instapaper Holdings, Inc.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best News App
  • Stitcher Radio for Podcasts

    by Stitcher, Inc.

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Flipboard: Your Social News Magazine

    by Flipboard Inc.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Travel App
  • Where To? - Discover your next destination using GPS

    by FutureTap GmbH

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • FlightTrack Pro – Live Flight Status Tracker by Mobiata

    by Ben Kazez

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Productivity App
  • 2Do

    by Guided Ways Technologies Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Todo for iPad 6 (for devices that cannot upgrade to version 7)

    by Appigo

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Musical App
  • NanoStudio

    by Blip Interactive Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • MorphWiz

    by Wizdom Music LLC

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Photography App
  • Camera+

    by tap tap tap

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Filterstorm

    by Tai Shimizu

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Artistic App
  • Hipstamatic

    by Hipstamatic, LLC

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • SketchBook Pro for iPad

    by Autodesk Inc.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best eBook App
  • iBooks

    by Apple

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • iBooks

    by Apple

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Reference App
  • Articles for iPhone

    by Sophia Teutschler

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • IMDb Movies & TV

    by IMDb

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Educational App
  • Math Bingo

    by ABCya.com

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Math Bingo

    by ABCya.com

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Kids App
  • Grimm's Rapunzel ~ 3D Interactive Pop-up Book

    by StoryToys Entertainment Limited

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Stack the States™

    by Freecloud Design, Inc.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Young Adults App
  • inClass

    by inClass, Inc.

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • iStudiez Pro

    by iStudiez Team

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Parenting App
  • iRewardChart: Parents Reward Tracker Behavior Chore chart

    by Gotclues, Inc

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • iStudiez Pro

    by iStudiez Team

    iPad Division Winner!



Most Innovative Game
  • Angry Birds

    by Rovio Entertainment Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Osmos for iPad

    by Hemisphere Games

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Game Graphics
  • Real Racing 2

    by Electronic Arts

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Zen Bound® 2 Universal

    by Secret Exit Ltd.

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Game Controls
  • Angry Birds

    by Rovio Entertainment Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • The Incident

    by Big Bucket Software

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Multiplayer Game
  • Fruit Ninja

    by Halfbrick Studios

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Pocket Legends

    by Spacetime Studios, LLC

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Casual Game
  • Angry Birds

    by Rovio Entertainment Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Super 7

    by No Monkeys

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Action Game
  • Trucks and Skulls NITRO

    by Appy Entertainment, Inc.

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Infinity Blade

    by Chair Entertainment Group, LLC

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Arcade Game
  • Angry Birds

    by Rovio Entertainment Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Angry Birds HD

    by Rovio Entertainment Ltd

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Family Game
  • Angry Birds

    by Rovio Entertainment Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Carcassonne

    by TheCodingMonkeys

    iPad Division Winner!



Best MMO Game
  • Pocket Legends

    by Spacetime Studios, LLC

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Pocket Legends

    by Spacetime Studios, LLC

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Retro Game
  • Commodore 64

    by Manomio LLC

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Sword of Fargoal Legends

    by Chillingo Ltd

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Puzzle Game
  • Cut the Rope

    by Chillingo Ltd

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Edge

    by Mobigame

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Racing Game
  • Real Racing 2

    by Electronic Arts

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Need for Speed™ Hot Pursuit for iPad

    by Electronic Arts

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Strategy Game
  • Plants vs. Zombies

    by PopCap

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Sentinel 3: Homeworld

    by Origin8

    iPad Division Winner!



Best Word Game
  • Words With Friends Pro

    by Zynga Inc.

    iPhone Division Winner!
  • Word Solitaire HD ~ a relaxing Klondike game with letters for crossword puzzle and sudoku lovers!

    by Candywriter, LLC

    iPad Division Winner!