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Apple reveals best selling apps of 2012

Tech giant Apple has released a list detailing the best selling apps of the year as well as the firm's own favourites.

By:ANI
| Updated on: Dec 15 2012, 17:36 IST
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Tech giant Apple has released a list detailing the best selling apps of the year as well as the firm's own favourites.


According to the 'best of 2012' list, messaging app WhatsApp was the best-selling iPhone app of the year, while Apple's Pages word processor was the best-selling iPad app of the year.

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The number one free iPhone app of the year was Google's YouTube app, released in September after Apple dropped the version of the app which came pre-installed on the iPhone until iOS 6.

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The top free app for the iPad was Skype, the video calling service, the Telegraph reports.

According to the paper, Apple also listed its editors' apps of the year.

Paper, a notepad and sketching application, was Apple's iPad app of the year and the runner-up was Green Kitchen - a recipe app for vegetarians.

For the iPhone, Apple's editors picked Airbnb, the travel service, as app of the year, with taxi app Hailo as runner-up, the paper said.

Rayman Jungle Run, a platform game, was iPhone game of the year, while Super Hexagon - a tricky and visually striking game - was the runner-up, it added

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First Published Date: 15 Dec, 17:32 IST
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