The Gettie Awards 2010 had hundreds of developers submit their applications for testing and the chance to win up to $25,000 in GetJar credits. A panel of industry heavyweights selected 18 nominees (6 categories, 3 nominees in each). Of those nominees, the following 6 emerged as winners of the six categories.
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.
Best Overall Cross Platform App (Gettie Award): Layar – Helps to better understand and enjoy your context by augmenting your reality with digital information and immersive experiences.