7 Best Apps of “The Getties Awards 2010”
Jul 14, 2010 7:32 AM –
GetJar, the world’s second largest app store behind Apple, announced the winners among seven categories to get the best of the best mobile apps at the “The Getties Awards 2010” held in conjunction with MobileBeat 2010 annual conference. Of the apps submitted to the 2010 Getties, iPhone accounted for 26 percent of nominations, Android 20 percent, Java 18 percent, Symbian 15 percent, Blackberry 13 percent, and Windows Mobile, 9 percent.
And the Winners Are…
Best Java application: WaveSecure Backup – Helps keep your personal data safe by letting you back up or restore your data securely. (WaveSecure Backup for Android Review)
Best Symbian application: Nimbuzz – Helps you get free calls, instant messaging, file & location sharing with Nimbuzz friends and Skype, Facebook, MSN/Windows Live Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, Google Talk, AIM/ AOL Instant Messenger, MySpace, ICQ, Gadu-Gadu, Hyves, & more. (Nimbuzz for Android)
Best Windows Mobile application: Opera Mini – Helps you get a fast, cost-efficient Web browsing experience with lightning fast data loads to your phone. (Opera Mini for Android Review)
Best Blackberry application: Kayak Flight/Hotel Search – Helps you compare hundreds of travel sites at once, organize your itinerary and track your flights right on the Blackberry. (Kayak Flight/Hotel Search for Android)
Best iPhone application: Tap Tap Revenge 3 – Helps you get access to over 100 free songs and 100 premium bundles of music rhythm games.
Best Android application: Lookout – Helps identify and block security threats, backs up and restores a user’s personal data, and can quickly find a lost or stolen phone by pinpointing its location on a Google map or sounding a loud alarm.
Best Overall Cross Platform App (Gettie Award): Layar – Helps to better understand and enjoy your context by augmenting your reality with digital information and immersive experiences.