Last week while we were at the ESRIUC mobile industry app store provider, GetJar, recognized a number of companies for mobile dev excellence in their annual GetJar Awards aka. The Gettie Awards. The winners from around the world were honored at the ceremony for their successes and innovations of their best applications across all major platforms – See Complete Details in this PR.
The winners in their respective categories are:
- Best Java application: WaveSecure Backup – Helps keep your personal data safe by letting you back up or restore your data securely.
- 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.
- Best Windows Mobile application: Opera Mini – Helps you get a fast, cost-efficient Web browsing experience with lightning fast data loads to your phone.
- 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.
- 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.
- (Gettie Award): Layar – Helps to better understand and enjoy your context by augmenting your reality with digital information and immersive experiences.