Apple Design Awards 2008 Call for Entries

The 2008 Apple Design Awards call for entries went out late yesterday afternoon. This year there are seven categories including 2 new ones for the iPhone.

Applications can be uploaded and entered before 5pm on May 12th, in any of the following cateogires:

iPhone Developer Showcase – “Highlights innovative and compelling new iPhone applications built using the Beta iPhone SDK. Entries in this category must be pre-release, feature complete versions which run within the iPhone simulator or on an iPhone or iPod touch. Apple reserves the right to award more than one winning entry in this category.”

Best iPhone Web Application – “Highlights web applications designed specifically for Safari on iPhone, which offers iPhone users innovative, compelling, valuable, and highly desirable capabilities.”

Best Mac OS X Leopard Application - “Highlights trendsetting, innovative, best-of-breed Mac OS X Leopard applications. Entries in this category must be release versions.”

Best New Mac OS X Leopard Game – “Highlights games introduced on Mac OS X Leopard after June 2007, which take full advantage of relevant Leopard technologies and offer the best entertainment value to all ages. Entries in this category must be release versions.”

Best Mac OS X Leopard User Experience – “Highlights excellence in design, aesthetics, ease of use, compelling and appropriate use of animation, and pervasive integration with built-in Mac OS X Leopard system services and sharing technologies. Entries in this category must be release versions.”

Best Mac OS X Leopard Graphics and Media Application – “Highlights best-of-breed Mac OS X Leopard graphics and media solutions providing unparalleled functionality, performance, innovation, and stunning visuals and/or audio. Entries in this category must be release versions.”

Best Mac OS X Leopard Student Project – “Highlights Mac OS X Leopard applications developed exclusively by Student Developers. Entries in this category must be release versions.”

Winners will receive two 15-inch Macbook Pro laptops, two 30-inch Apple Cinema Displays, one 16GB iPod touch, one 8GB iPhone, an ADC Premier Membership, reimbursement for one WWDC 2008 E-ticket including airfare and accommodations, and one 2009 ADC Macworld Expo Exclusive Marketing Package. The best Student Product category winner will receive one 15-inch Macbook Pro, one 30-inch Cinema Display, one 16GB iPod touch, one ADC 2008 Student Membership, reimbursement for one WWDC 2008 E-ticket including airfare and accommodations, and one 2009 ADC Macworld Expo Exclusive Marketing Package.

If that prize list doesn’t get you motivated to submit your app, I don’t know what on earth possibly could. Click here to enter your app.

Comments

  1. 5″ MBPs????!?!

    Let the speculation begin!

  2. @Michael Mistretta

    har, har.

    corrected.

    :P

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