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The Best iOS and Android Apps of 2012

Let’s remember good things happened in 2012. One of them are useful and nice-looking applications. To the end of 2012 App Store and Google Play made editor’s choice lists of applications, and The Next Web published the list of the most beautiful apps. Here are the best of the best.

Top iOS applications from Apple

 

 ActionMovie FX  has beep picked as the best iPhone application

 

 

 

 Figure is the second best iPhone app

 

 

 

  Rayman Jungle Run  is the Game of the year

 

 

 

Letterpress  is the runner-up game of the year

 

 

Also there’s plenty categories with winners in each, but we’d like to highlight Disruptive services – they offer the new approach how we travel, buy products, do our payments etc.:


Airbnb – service connecting travelers and people who have a place to rent

 

 


PaperKarma – helps to control junk paper mail and make a little step to save the Earth

 

 


   Square Wallet – innovative way to pay with your phone only

 

 

Full list of iOS top apps is available via link.

Top Android applications

Google Play made its own top-10 of the best apps of 2012 from all categories.

 

Pinterest – easy-to use application from the popular photo sharing service

 

 

 

Pocket – a full-featured offline reader, allowing you to save articles on paid sites

 

 

 

Fancy – essencial app for sharing your personal style

 

 

 

TED – application from world’s leading service, sharing talks and lectures from business gurus

 

 

You can find other top applications in a special Google Play page

Top of the most beautiful apps in 2012


The Next Web
made it’s own top. As the resource claimed, “This list not only profiles apps that are aesthetically pleasing, but also highlights apps that break the mold and help users get exactly what they need done, as quickly as possible”. Here are some of the applications:

Paper for iPad

Clear

Rehner calculator

You can find full list of The Next Web’s most beautiful apps here.

We’re constantly watching leading trends in design and UI as well as improve our experience. So we share this info with you and plan to proceed with the several posts in the nearest time. Stay tuned!

January 3, 2013

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