This year’s Appy Awards organized by Carphone Warehouse recognized the best mobile apps in ten categories. About 30,000 voters selected the best apps from 50 nominees.
The big winner on the Appy Awards is Angry Birds which bagged the Best Game App and the Best App of the Year awards. Not too shabby Angry Birds. This game has indeed become so popular that it will be served on Facebook soon and a full length movie are rumored to be in the works.
Facebook, meanwhile, won Best Time Waster App, while Google Maps won Best Time Saver App.
Here is a compete list of winners.
- Best Game: Angry Birds
- Best Fashion: eBay Fashion
- Best Lifestyle: Amazon
- Best Money Saving: Skype
- Best Music: Spotify
- Best Photography: Adobe Photoshop
- Best Sport: Sky Sports News
- Best Time Saver: Google Maps
- Best Time Waster: Facebook
- Best Travel: Trip Advisor
- App of the Year: Angry Birds
The Appy Awards is bound to become relevant in the future as mobile apps is now a billion-dollar business. Thousands of apps have been developed for several mobile platforms which include 350,000 apps for Apple devices, 200,000 for Google Android, 65,000 for Nokia and about 11,000 for Windows.