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Apple announces Apple Design Awards winners

Apple has announced the winners of its 2008 Apple Design Awards at a ceremony held during the Worldwide Developers Conference. The awards recognize technical excellence, innovation, and outstanding achievement in software development, and this year included several new categories for iPhone developers. The Associated Press’ AP Mobile News Network was Runner Up in the category of Best iPhone Web App, bested by Remember the Milk, an online to do list and task manager and winner of this year’s award.

New to the awards this year were categories for native iPhone software application development. The title of Best iPhone Game went to Enigmo from Pangea Software, which was demoed during Apple’s keynote address on Monday. Best iPhone Entertainment Application went to AOL’s upcoming AOL Radio, which gives users access to over 350 online radio stations, including 150 local CBS Radio stations. Twitterrific from The Iconfactory was named the Best iPhone Social Networking Application, while the award for Best iPhone Productivity Application went to The Omni Group’s OmniFocus. Finally, the award for Best iPhone Healthcare & Fitness Application went to another keynote demo application, MIMVista’s MIM medical imaging app.

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Through this article I just learned that AOL is putting out its own radio app.  I’m pretty excited about this, but at the same time I’m hoping this is actual streaming and not just based on a similar model as Flytunes.  Don’t get me wrong, I like Flytunes, but I hate that I have to hit play again every hour.  Better yet, I’m hoping AOL / Nullsoft puts out a Shoutcast client too.  Anythings got to be better than that buggy as all get out iRadio app.

Posted by Charles Starrett on June 12, 2008 at 12:41 PM (CDT)

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