Sunday, 11 December 2011

Apple selects the best iPhone apps for 2011


Photo editing and sharing application Instagram has been awarded the coveted title of iPhone App of the Year.
The free app combines beautiful photo editing tools including retro camera filters, tilt-shift, and arty effects with, according to Apple, one of the world’s fastest growing social networks. 

Free app Tiny Tower picked up the award for the best iPhone game of the year. The addictive game lets players build their own tiny tower and manage the businesses and people inside. 

iPhone App of the year runners-up include the $1.99 video mash-up app VidRhythm and the free music discovery app Band Of The Day. 

Cute $0.99 jumping game Tiny Wings and $4.99 stunt racing gameTouchgrind BMX were runners-up in the best iPhone games for 2011 section. 

The hugely popular Angry Birds game dominated Apple's top paid and free apps for the year with multiple seasonal and spin-off versions making it into the top ten lists.
Apple’s selection of top apps by category for 2011:
Books - Bartleby’s Book of Buttons Vol. 2
Business - Salesforce Chatter
Education - ABC Play
Entertainment - HBO GO
Finance - Bloomberg Radio+
Games - Infinity Blade II
Health & Fitness - iMuscle - iPhone edition
Lifestyle - Cards
Medical - AirStrip - Cardiology
Music - GarageBand
Navigation - Localscope
News - Flipboard
Newsstand - NYTimes
Photo & Video - Photogene for iPhone
Productivity - Orchestra To-do
Reference - Wikibot
Social Networking - Find My Friends
Sports - MLB.com
Travel - Airbnb
Utilities - Living Earth HD
Weather - swackett
Top 10 paid iPhone apps for the year:
  1. Angry Birds
  2. Fruit Ninja
  3. Angry Birds Seasons
  4. Cut the Rope
  5. Tiny Wings
  6. Angry Birds Rio
  7. Words With Friends
  8. Camera+
  9. Doodle Jump
  10. Plants vs. Zombies
Top 10 free iPhone apps for the year:
  1. Facebook
  2. Pandora Radio
  3. Words with Friends Free
  4. Angry Birds Free
  5. Skype
  6. Netflix
  7. Angry Birds Rio Free
  8. Groupon
  9. Fruit Ninja Lite
  10. Twitter
Article source:  news.yahoo.com
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