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Apple Announces 2013 Design Awards, Winning Apps Include 'Letterpress' and 'Evernote'

Apple has announced the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards at WWDC, highlighting an array of apps from utilities to games on both iOS and the Mac. Apple's Design Awards were created to recognize apps that "raise the bar in design, technology, and innovation."

adawinners
iPhone and iPad
Yahoo! Weather
- Badland
- Letterpress
- Ridiculous Fishing
- SkyGamblers: Storm Raiders (Also Available on Mac)
- Evernote (Also Available on Mac)

iPad Only
- WWF Together
- Procreate

Mac Only
- Coda 2

This year's awards also include two apps from student developers. Finish is a streamlined task manager designed to help users organize to-dos into tasks, while mosaic.io allows users to display a photo mosaic across two or more iOS devices.

Student Winners
- Finish
- mosaic.io

Finally, Apple highlighted three other student created apps which student scholarship applicants designed to describe their experience and background for a chance to win tickets to WWDC. Winners included Louis Harboe, Bryan Keller, and Puck Meerbug.

2012 winners of the Apple Design Awards included Jetpack Joyride, Paper, and Sketch.

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20 months ago
Wow, the Yahoo! Weather application foretold the iOS 7 design language. Very weird. I love Yahoo's! new weather application.
Rating: 7 Votes
20 months ago
Coda is the best.
Rating: 4 Votes
20 months ago

Love the Yahoo! Weather app but the new icon sucks.

Image (http://www.app121.com/Uploadpic/logo/628677149.jpg) >> Image (http://a3.mzstatic.com/us/r1000/097/Purple2/v4/82/d1/f5/82d1f520-7ca6-9a92-f849-2ddb7e047df3/mzl.opkoihhx.175x175-75.jpg)


Funny - I'm glad they changed the icon - I think it's much better. Oh well, one man's meat's another man's poison and all that.:)
Rating: 4 Votes
20 months ago
Yahoo weather trumps all other weather apps on the App Store. ;)
Rating: 3 Votes
20 months ago
Evernote is one of the worst apps I have on my iPhone. The only reason it hasn't been deleted is copy paste doesn't work good in the app and it's too much work to get the previously entered notes in another app. But it looks awful!
Rating: 3 Votes
20 months ago
Good to see Yahoo Weather on the list. It's amazing - almost to a point of suspicion - how many similarities it shares with iOS 7.
Rating: 2 Votes
20 months ago

Evernote is one of the worst apps I have on my iPhone. The only reason it hasn't been deleted is copy paste doesn't work good in the app and it's too much work to get the previously entered notes in another app. But it looks awful!


I am not a fan either.
Rating: 1 Votes
20 months ago
Apple loved Yahoo! weather so much it stole their design.
Rating: 1 Votes
20 months ago

How does Mailbox not win an award? Most innovative email client and productivity app in a long time IMHO. Maybe because it influence users to use gmail over icloud for email?


Yeah, seriously. iOS 7 even seems to have some swiping gestures influenced by mailbox.
Rating: 1 Votes
20 months ago

Of course they gave an award to Yahoo Weather. They basically stole the app outright for iOS 7.

With Yahoo's permission, of course.


Yes, because we all know that iOS 7 hasn't been in development for over a year now and Jony decided to steal the look for the whole OS off a weather app that was released only a few weeks ago. He's such a bad designer. :p
Rating: 1 Votes

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