The App Star Awards: Third Edition winners have been announced. This event, which is sponsored by AppsFire, is a contest that highlights and rewards new and upcoming iOS apps — before they even hit the App Store.
This year’s top three winners are as follows:
Note: Our own Jamie Young was one of this year’s judges!
First Place: Mooklet (Free)
Mooklet is an application that allows you to create and publish an original Photo Story Book. Mooklet won $10,000 worth of advertisements, a new iPad, and $300 of ChupaMobile Credits.
Second Place: Babble Planet (Not yet released)
Babble Planet is a social game for kids that helps them learn spoken English. Babble Planet won $2,000 worth of advertisements, a new iPad, and $200 of ChupaMobile Credits.
Third Price: Zap Guitar (Not yet released)
Zap Guitar lets you play any song without knowing a single chord. Zap Guitar won an iPod touch and $100 of ChupaMobile Credits.
This year’s App Star judges were:
- Sarah Perez at TechCrunch
- Ryan Kim at GigaOM
- Laurent Gatignol at iPhon.fr
- Jeff Scott at 148Apps
- Jamie Young at AppAdvice
- Jon Jordan at Pocketgamer.biz
- @Zee at TheNextWeb
- Orli Yakuel From Go2Web20
First held in 2010, the next App Star contest should be held in 2013.