June 10, 2009
The Apple Design Awards 2009 took place yesterday evening during the WWDC. The awards were designed to recognize some of the best iPhone and Mac software developers from all over the world. As can be expected, the competition was fierce, but someone has to win. The Apple Design Awards 2009 winners are: iPhone Developer Showcase: MLB.com At Bat 2009 from MLB.com Postage from Rogue Sheep Topple 2 from ngmoco Tweetie from atebits LLC Best iPhone Student App: Wooden Labyrinth 3D from Elias Pietil Best iPhone OS 3.0 Beta App: AccuTerra Beta from AccuTerra The applications were evaluated using these six criteria: platform innovation, technology integration and adoption, connectedness, localization, design and quality, and finally performance tuning and optimization. The winners received some fantastic prizes for their hard work:
Student category winners receive one 15-inch MacBook Pro, one 30-inch Apple Cinema Display, one 16GB iPod touch, one 8GB iPhone 3G, one ADC 2009 Student Membership, and reimbursement of their WWDC 2009 E-ticket. Commercial winners receive two 15-inch MacBook Pros (best configuration), two 30-inch Apple Cinema Displays, two 16GB iPhone 3Gs, two 16GB iPod touch, an ADC 2009 Premier Membership, and reimbursement of their WWDC 2009 E-ticket.Apple also handed out awards for the best designed Mac OS X software, so if you are interested in the entire list check out Apple's awards page. Congratulations to all of the developers who won!
Wooden Labyrinth 3D
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