Voting opens for The Carphone Warehouse Appys awards

Jonathan Morris
February 21, 2011

The Carphone Warehouse today announced the final fifty apps that customers can vote for in the new annual Appys awards. The awards ceremony will take place on April 11th, hosted by Richard Hammond and Amanda Byram.

The shortlist was whittled down from 1,000 apps originally chosen by Carphone Warehouse employees, and divided up into ten individual categories by a panel including Richard Hammond, Simon Oliver, the first British app millionaire; Carrie Longton, co-founder of Mumsnet; Andrew Harrison, CEO of Best Buy Europe and Tom Guy, Head of Digital Services at The Carphone Warehouse.

You can vote now at; or download the Appys app for Apple and Android devices, with BlackBerry and Nokia versions coming soon.

One final ‘Judge’s Choice’ will be announced on April 11th as the overall winner.

Best Sports App

  • Sky Sports News
  • miCoach
  • Football Manager Handheld 2011
  • Nike+ GPS
  • Endomondo Sports Tracker

Best Time Saver App

  • Tube Exits
  • Dragon Dictation
  • Sky+
  • Shop Savvy Barcode Scanner
  • Google Maps

Best Fashion App

  • eBay Fashion
  • ShopStyle
  • net-a-porter
  • GQ Style Picks
  • Pocket Gok: Christmas 2010

Best Photography App

  • FatBooth
  • Adobe Photoshop Express
  • iMovie
  • Hipstamatic
  • Instagram

Best Lifestyle App

  • Amazon Mobile UK
  • BlackBerry Messenger
  • Jamie’s 20 Minute Meals
  • Tesco Groceries

Best Money Saving App

  • vouchercloud
  • Shop Savvy Barcode Scanner
  • tastecard
  • Skype

Best Time Waster App

  • Angry Birds
  • Facebook
  • Football Manager Handheld 2011
  • YouTube
  • Doodle Jump

Best Music App

  • Shazam
  • Spotify
  • Music Anywhere
  • Virtuoso Piano Free 3

Best Travel App

  • London Tube Deluxe
  • Flight Tracker
  • Google Translate
  • Time Out
  • TripAdvisor

Best Game App

  • Angry Birds
  • Fifa 11
  • Doodle Jump
  • Flight Control
  • Sonic the Hedgehog

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