Every year at the World Wide Developers Conference Apple awards a select group of outstandingly designed apps. These apps stand above the constant flow of releases that year. As Apple puts it:
“The developers of these exceptional apps combined design and technology in creative, compelling, and powerful ways.”
Not only are the developers rewarded with this prestigious recognition, but we the users are clued into apps that Apple thinks should grace our screens. Let’s take a look at the 2012 Apple Design Award winners.
Suit up with a selection of the coolest jetpacks ever made and take to the skies as Barry Steakfries, the lovable hero on a one-way trip to adventure! From the creators of the worldwide phenomenon Fruit Ninja comes the action-packed Jetpack Joyride, Halfbrick’s most anticipated iPhone game ever! – Apple Summary. Our picks of the Coolest Action Games.
National Geographic presents a beautiful, award-winning interactive guide to 25 of America’s most visited national parks. Included free are photo galleries, visitor information, and maps. Purchase the full guides for an even richer experience—and explore the national parks like never before. – Apple Summary. Our picks of the Coolest Entertainment Apps.
Help Swampy by guiding water to his broken shower. Each level is a challenging physics-based puzzle with amazing life-like mechanics. Cut through dirt to guide fresh water, dirty water, toxic water, steam, and ooze through increasingly challenging scenarios! Every drop counts! – Apple Summary. Our picks of the Coolest Puzzle Games.
Paper is where ideas begin. It’s the easiest and most beautiful way to create on iPad. Capture your ideas as sketches, diagrams, illustrations, notes or drawings and share them across the web. – Apple Summary. Our picks of the Coolest Entertainment Apps.
Discover an app that takes fundamental scientific concepts for school-age children and injects them with humor, astonishment and whimsy. – Apple Summary. Our picks of the Coolest Puzzle Games.
DM1 is an advanced vintage Drum Machine. It turns your iPad into a fun and creative beat making machine.
Easy and fast to use, loaded with 99 superb electronic drum kits and beautiful hyper-realistic graphics, DM1 has been designed for a lot of instant fun. – Apple Summary. Our picks of the Coolest Music Apps.
That’s it for this years winners. Congrats to all the developers!