A few of us posted up recently on our personal iPhone and touch favs for 2009, but if you want to get in on the fun (and vote for the best), 148Apps is hosting it's second annual "Best App Ever Awards". Go here to the site and check it out, or read on for the full gory press release.
"San Francisco, CA - The Second Annual Best App Ever Awards nominees
have now been announced and the voting is open. Sponsored by 148Apps,
this is the second annual competition is the iPhone OS Application
achievement awards to recognize the best iPhone apps and games in the
iTunes App Store in 2009. The goal is to help publicize the very best
apps available, not just the best-selling apps.
The nomination process lasted just under a month and saw 26,899
nominations for 3,839 different apps submitted to the site for the 56
different award categories. In addition to the public nominations, a
committee of industry people and iPhone developers was gathered to
help nominate apps. Five app nominees from the public and five app
nominees from the committee were combined to come up with the nominees
for each category.
For a full list of the nominees in all 56 categories, please refer to
the web site or the text list linked below.
In addition to the individual overall application categories, the top
10 nominees overall are up for the award of Best App Ever. These
nominees include 2Do from Guided Ways, Eliminate Pro from ngmoco:),
Homerun Battle 3D from Com2uS Corp, Labyrinth 2 from Illusion Labs,
MiniSquadron from Mr. Fung Fung, Pocket God from Bolt Creative, Flight
Control and Real Racing from Firemint, Tweetie 2 from atebits, and
iBlast Moki from Godzillab.
Voting is open through January 31st, 2010. Winners will be announced
on February 10th, 2010 at the 2010 Macworld Expo in San Francisco, CA
and will be posted to the Best App Ever site shortly thereafter. In
addition, Macworld Expo attendees can pick up a list of winners at the
iPhone Life booth, #567."
Best App Ever Awards Site
Text List of 2009 Best App Ever Awards Nominees