148Apps.com Hosts Annual Best App Ever Awards

 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

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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


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Nate Adcock is a system and integration engineer with experience managing and administering a variety of computing environments. He has worked extensively with mobile gadgets of all shapes and sizes for many years. He is also a former military weather forecaster. Nate is a regular contributor for the iphonelife.com and smartphonemag.com blogs and helps manage both websites. Read more from Nate at natestera.tumblr.com or e-mail him at nate@iphonelife.com.