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WWDC: Apple Design Awards winners for 2014

Roman Loyola | June 4, 2014
While Apple spent the first morning of its Worldwide Developers Conference showing off its new iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite operating systems, the company ended the day by announcing the winners of its annual Apple Design Awards

Device 6

The Apple judges call Device 6 ($4, iTunes Store) a "game-changing" type of app. Device 6 is a combination novel and game that integrates sound and visuals, requiring you to rotate your iOS device in different directions.

Storehouse-Visual Storytelling

Designed for the iPad, Storehouse-Visual Storytelling (free, iTunes Store link) allows you to create a rich story-telling experience. You can combine photos, videos, and text to create a story using built-in templates, and you can publish your story to the Storehouse community or distribute it to friends and family via email, Facebook, or Twitter.

Sky Guide

You can search for thousands of celestial objects with Sky Guide ($2, iTunes Store link), and the app will show you how to find whatever you're looking for in the night sky. Apple judges pointed out that the app uses all the latest app technologies to create an app that performs well on the iPhone or iPad.

Monument Valley

The Apple judges described Monument Valley ($4, iTunes Store link) as a game that set out to do something big, and it succeeds. The game takes Escher-type images and constructions and incorporates them into original gameplay, as you guide a princess through each map and figure out the optical illusions.


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