We are glad to announce today that Trip Journal has been selected as a finalist within the Best Android Application category for The Gettie Awards 2010, the mobile app world’s equivalent of the Oscars, hosted by GetJar. The Gettie Awards will honor the successes and innovations of the best application developers across all major platforms from around the world. Developers will have an opportunity to showcase their work in front of industry luminaries, investors, technology press and peers at this prestigious event.
“Innovation is what drives us – and we are thrilled to be chosen as finalists for the Getties”, said Radu Iuhas, Trip Journal Product Owner, of iQapps. “This honor reflects our sustained efforts to offer best experience to Android users and brings us the recognition that Trip Journal is a successful and innovative product.”
About The Gettie Awards
This year, The Gettie Awards will take place in conjunction with the first evening of VentureBeat’s annual MobileBeat conference scheduled for July 12, 2010, 7 PM at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco, California.
The Gettie Awards had an overwhelming 7,000 nominations from more than 100 countries. Seven total awards will be presented to the winners within the following categories:
- Best Android application
- Best Blackberry application
- Best iPhone application
- Best Java application
- Best Symbian application
- Best Windows Mobile application
- The Gettie Award for best overall application
Winners from each category will be determined by review of the actual physical applications by a panel of five judges including prominent industry heavyweights, press and analysts. The Gettie Award winner will be determined by nominations and the panel of judges. Developers get the chance to be the best within each category and best for overall application at this prestigious event.
The distinguished list of judges:
- Rich Wong, Accel Partners
- Kevin Thau, Twitter
- Mike Rowehl, Silicon Valley Mobile Monday and Chomp
- Jessica Dolcourt, CNET
- Matt Marshall, VentureBeat
“The response from the mobile application developer community to The Getties has been incredible,” said Patrick Mork, CMO of GetJar. “The talent, innovation, and diversity in apps we’ve seen across all mobile platforms truly speaks to the fact that the mobile apps industry is global add cross platform. We are excited to showcase and honor the rising stars of the mobile development community at an awards event that is designed to recognize the achievements of those who are really driving this industry forward: application developers.”