App stores flourished throughout 2011, giving you plenty of choice when it came to your apps. Which app was the best? You’ve voted, and the winner is…
Reader’s Choice: Google Maps
Google Maps won the day comfortably with 30.8 per cent of the vote, well ahead of anything else in the nomination field. Clearly, we all like getting around the place, as the second place went to locally produced Aussie app Tripview. Rounding out the field was streaming radio app TuneIn Radio
Editor’s Choice: BBC iPlayer
Tablets remain consumption devices, and the BBC’s iPlayer app offers an excellent breadth of streaming content at a highly attractive price point. The ability to download full programs, totally legally for offline viewing is a bonus, and the interface is slick and easy to use.