Apple today “revealed details on its Apple Design Awards competition, a program designed to recognize applications that “set the standard for excellence” on Apple’s platforms,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.
“Apple received a significant amount of criticism last year for its decision not to offer Apple Design Awards for Mac OS X applications, choosing instead to simply offer awards in iPad and iPhone categories, although the move was apparently simply because Apple wasn’t prepared to begin showing off Mac OS X Lion at that time and thus focused the event primarily on iOS,” Slivka reports.
“Mac developers will be glad to know that Apple has added Mac OS X applications back into the Apple Design Awards this year, preparing to honor applications on both Mac OS X and iOS platforms,” Slivka reports. “One catch, however, is that applications must be included in the App Store by May 23rd in order to be eligible for an award.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Brawndo Drinker” and “Lynn W.” for the heads up.]