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Apple announces Apple Design Award winners at WWDC 2013

The WWDC keynote may be over, but the developer's conference is just getting underway. First on tap is the Apple Design Awards, which recognize the best of the best in the iOS and OS X App Store. The initial list, as reported by the official App Store twitter account, is presented below....

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Apple announces Apple Design Award winners at WWDC

Corrected to list Where's My Water as an iPhone winner and D1 Drum Machine as an iPad runner up. Apple has announced the winners of this year's Apple Design Awards at the WWDC conference, and 2012 is apparently the year of games on the Mac. Two games, Deus Ex and Limbo, have claimed both...

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Apple opens nominations for 2012 Apple Design Awards

Every year Apple recognizes those iOS and OS X developers whose work is a step above the competition with its Apple Design Awards. Nominations for these outstanding apps start in the spring and the winners are announced at WWDC. This year will be no different. Starting today, Apple has kicked...

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2011 Apple Design Award winners announced

The 2011 Apple Design Award winners have been announced at WWDC. Although the Mac got left off the radar last year, in 2011 Apple's chosen to recognize greatness in all of its platforms. Winners get a MacBook Air, iPad 2, iPod touch and a snazzy trophy. They also get heaps of free coverage from...

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Apple Design Awards: Would past winners be eligible?

As we reported Monday, Mac software is once again eligible for an Apple Design Award with the caveat that it be available on the Mac App Store by May 23. Not only does it exclude companies that can't enter the Mac App Store, but it also cuts out a good bit of past winners. Out of the past 22...

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Want to be eligible for an Apple Design Award? There are two App Stores for that

Last year's Apple Design Awards were met with a minor brouhaha, as Apple restricted eligibility to apps in the iOS App Store. This year Mac apps are eligible, with a caveat. The WWDC FAQ states that "Apps must be available on the App Store by May 23, 2011, to be considered for an Apple Design...

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Apple Design Awards go to popular iPhone and iPad apps

There were no Mac apps in this year's Apple Design Awards, but Apple did recognize some popular iPhone and iPad apps in this year's winners. The list is as follows: Doodle Jump Financial Times Brushes for iPhone TabToolkit for iPad Articles 20 Minute Meals Star Walk for iPad Real...

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Developers speak up on the 2010 ADAs

Developers are talking, debating and speculating about the exclusion of Mac desktop apps from this year's Apple Design Awards. We contacted some of our friends in Mac development (and several former ADA winners), and gathered their responses for you. Some are outright disappointed, some portend that...

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Apple disses the desktop?

Photo by Magic Madzik As we noted, the WWDC 2010 dates have been set, and the new pages have been posted. Several folks are noting with dismay, though, that the Apple Design Awards appear to have completely forsaken desktop apps this year, instead only allowing submissions which are available on...

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WWDC quick cut: AJ from Marketcircle on Billings' ADA

We caught AJ from Marketcircle again shortly after a surprise win in the Apple Design Awards for Billings 3. Here's a quick reaction! Direct Link...

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Apple Design Award winners announced

It's a point of pride for the developers and a highlight of WWDC week -- tonight, courtesy of Jim Dalrymple at The Loop, we congratulate the winners of the Apple Design Awards for 2009. The list includes several TUAW favorites (Things, BoinxTV, Tweetie, Billings and MLB.com) along with some...

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Apple announces deadline for Design Awards

Apple has announced the submission deadline for the Apple Design Awards (ADA). The ADA take place every year during the World Wide Developer Conference, and recognizes the best efforts in several categories including user experience, overall application, student project and more. Previous winners...

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Widget Watch: iStat Pro 4, iStat nano 2

The crew over at iSlayer have been busy releasing major updates to their killer system monitoring widgets, and not a moment too late for this year's Apple Design Awards (entry deadline is April 23rd). Earlier this month we missed a major upgrade and UI overhaul to iStat nano, bringing the compact...

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Apple Design Awards 2007 now accepting entries

It's that time of year again kids - the time when Mac OS X developers can submit their application to Apple for a chance to win a coveted Apple Design Award. The categories up for judging this year have actually lowered from eight to seven since 2006, shaving off Best Automator Workflow to leave...

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2006 Apple Design Awards entry deadline approaching

I just received another email from ADC reminding developers that the submission deadline for Apple's 2006 Design Awards is coming up - June 16th to be exact. While I'm willing to bet that most of you TUAWers aren't developers, I thought I would pass on the reminder to you just in case your favorite...

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