As WWDC keynote came to a close, the results of the annual Apple Design Awards were announced. Big names like Evernote and Yahoo! were voted amongst the best apps on iOS and Mac OS X for 2013.
The awards were given away to the winning apps at the Presidio Monday night. The awards were of course handed over to iPhone, iPad and Mac apps released within the last year that demonstrated technical excellence, innovation and outstanding design.
A total of 11 awards were handed over, out of which 2 were submissions from student developers.
Let's have a look at the winning apps...
This app brings you interactive stories about world's most amazing animals. The app is a great way to discover the lives of the wonderful creatures of planet earth and the works of WWF. The app is available for download for iOS at iTunes Store.
Procreate is digital studio app that is simply great for artists. It comes packed with pencil sets, inks and paint brushes, digital tools so you can create your art masterpieces. This app is something a Professional artist would love. The app is available for download for iOS at iTunes Store.
Badland is an award-winning atmospheric sidescrolling action adventure game which lets you play forest inhabitant, who has to explore the forest, but you journey is a treacherous one filled with traps and obstacles. The app is available for download for iOS at iTunes Store
Yahoo! Weather is great weather forecasting app. It combines stunning photos that match your location, time of day, and current weather condition, along with accurate forecasts. The app is available for download for iOS at iTunes Store.
Letterpress is word game which allows you to play against your friends using Game Center. The app is available for download for iOS at iTunes Store.
Ridiculous Fishing - A Tale of Redemption
Ridiculous Fishing - A Tale of Redemption is a handcrafted game about fishing with guns, chainsaws & toasters. Follow Billy as he tries to find redemption from his uncertain past. Chase your destiny on the high seas and embark on a heroic quest for glory and gills. The game is available for download for iOS at iTunes Store.
Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders
Sky Gamblers: Storm Raiders is a real fun air combat game based on world war 2. You'll engage in visceral dogfights, protect cities and fleets, bomb enemy structures and even fly through tunnels. The set-up is accurately recreated real life locations like Pearl Harbor, Coast of Dover, Midway, Germany and France. The game is available for download for both iOS and Mac.
Coda 2 is all-in-one editor for web coding. convenience of having a slick editor, a terminal, source control, FTP, and a MySQL client all in one, making it a powerful tool. The app is available for download for Mac at iTunes Store.
Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders. Evernote is must have app and is available for download for both iOS and Mac.
Finish is a task management app that keeps you focused on completing important tasks. The app starts to get in your face when you need it stays out of the way when you don't. It was one out of the two student developer submissions to win the award. The app is available for download for iOS at iTunes Store.
Mosaic is an app that connects multiple devices into one big display to view photos, share files, and more. This was the other student developer submission that won the award. The app is available for download for iOS at iTunes Store