Apple app of the year goes to… BeReal; Game of the year for Apex Legends Mobile

    Apple App Store Awards for 2022 has declared its winners and the winners are from all categories.

    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Nov 30 2022, 11:56 IST
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    1/8 The Apple iPad 10th Generation goes up the price ladder with a higher starting price of Rs. 44900. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    2/8 The Apple iPad 10th Generation gets the new iPad Pro design with slim display bezels and the flat sides. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    3/8 The Apple iPad 10th Generation has eerie similarities to the iPad Air 5th Gen but the dimensions are different. Also, the FaceTime camera sits in the center and there's no support for the Apple Pencil 2nd Gen. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    4/8 The Apple iPad 10th Generation gets a stereo speaker setup, a power-key mounted Touch ID sensor, and a USB-C port for charging. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    5/8 The Apple iPad 10th Generation runs on iPadOS 16.1, offering all the new multitasking features and improved performance. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    6/8 The 10.9-inch display has thinner bezels and uses an IPS LCD panel. However, the panel isn't laminated to the glass, and it only supports the 1st Gen Apple Pencil. The refresh rate is set at 60Hz. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    7/8 Apple iPad 10th Generation also gets a new Magic Keyboard Folio case, offering the Magic Keyboard and a convenient Folio case to enhance productivity. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    8/8 As for the firepower, the Apple iPad 10th Generation relies on the Apple A14 Bionic chip from the iPhone 12. Performance is adequately fast and smooth, and it also supports 5G networks on the Cellular models. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)
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    Apple App Store Awards declares the winners across all categories. (Amritanshu / HT Tech)

    Apple has just released the App Store Wards winners across various categories. The App Store Awards, which is currently in its tenth instalment, shares the winners across apps and games categories for iPhone, Mac, Apple TV and iPad. If you want to see whether your favourite app from this year has made it to the winner's list, check out the list from Apple.

    iPhone App of the year

    The app of the year award is nabbed by BeReal, which has been grabbing eyeballs lately. BeReal is essentially a new kind of social media app that lets users share a photo from their phone's front and rear camera every single day. This way, your friend and circle can get to keep an eye one that you have done all day. BeReal also lets you look at what your friends have done all day.

    iPhone Game of the year

    Apex Legends Mobile takes the Game of the year award this time. Coming in as a mobile battle royale experience inspired form the Apex Legends series that is available on PC and consoles, the game takes up the battle royale experience to the next level with better graphics, strategy based gameplay, new modes, and all popular Apex Legends characters.

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    Apple Watch app of the year

    This award is won by Gentler Streak, which intends to help users balance their fitness and rest. Good for those who want a fine balance between fitness and relax.

    iPad App of the year

    The GoodNotes 5 apps wins the iPad App of the year. This is a notetaking app that offers great Apple Pencil support, new collaboration tools and markup in PDF.

    iPad Game of the year

    The iPad Game of the year goes to Moncage, which is a puzzle adventure game taking place inside a mysterious cube with unique designs for each level.

    Mac App of the year

    A rather unusual choice for the Mac app, it goes to MacFamillyTree 10. It is essentially an app that lets users generate family trees with diagrams, statistics, photos and sound clips.

    Mac game of the year

    The Mac Game of the year goes to Inscryption which offers a new deck-card-based adventure experience that has a couple of surprise twists.

    Apple TV app of the year

    The award goes to ViX that offers a combination of a large catalogue of Spanish movies, TV shows and live sports under a single umbrella.

    Apple TV Game of the year

    This one goes to El Hijo which is a stealth game set in the Wild West. It asks the player to follow the adventures of a 6-year old orphan boy navigating through life challenges.


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    First Published Date: 30 Nov, 11:56 IST
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