Apps certainly aren't anything new for computer users, but over the past few years they've completely changed the way we use our phones. 2010 was a huge year for apps, with developers big and small releasing awesome apps across a range of genres. But only one can be crowned winner of the Gizmodo Gadget Awards Best App category, and for 2010, that winner is...
Reader's Choice: ANGRY BIRDS!
With a whopping 29.11% of the popular vote, Rovio's tale of incensed feathered creatures has captured the minds and votes of the Gizmodo audience, beating down some tough competition from VLC Media Player. But in the end, the fact that the game is available across multiple platforms and is constantly getting updated with new levels took Angry Birds to the top.
Editor's Choice: VLC MEDIA PLAYER!
Given the locked down nature of iOS, an app that lets us watch pretty much any video type is a welcome addition to our app collection, especially given it's free.