The winners of the Apple Design Awards were announced last night at the annual ceremony during the World Wide Developers Conference.

The awards which are chosen by Apple employees, celebrate apps that are great examples of design, innovation, and technical excellence. Whe winners of the ADAs receive a great trophy (pictured to the right) and a nice prize pack of Apple devices including an Air, iPad 2, and iPod touch.This years iOS winners include:

Student Category

FREE!
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2010-07-01 :: Category: News

$1.99
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2011-04-06 :: Category: Productivity

$4.99
iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Released: 2011-02-16 :: Category: Sports

iPhone Category

$2.99
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2010-10-05 :: Category: Games

$9.99
iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Released: 2010-07-14 :: Category: Sports

$5.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2010-12-09 :: Category: Games

iPad Category

$0.99
$4.99
iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Released: 2010-07-08 :: Category: Games

$4.99
iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Released: 2010-12-01 :: Category: Music

$4.99
+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2011-04-28 :: Category: Books

Congratulations to all of the winners!

[via GigaOm ]

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