The 56 Best Tablet Apps: The Tabby Awards Announces 2015 Winners and Users Choice

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The Tabby Awards, the only global competition for the best tablet apps and games, unveils the 2015 list of Tabby Awards Winners and Users Choice.

In a first judging round, an international panel of app experts, chaired by Otto Toth, Chief Technology Officer of The Huffington Post, short-listed nominees among over 200 tablet-optimized apps from 16 countries. Then the independent panel selected Tabby Awards winners in a final judging round.

“The competition for this year’s Tabby Awards was fierce,” said Otto Toth. “The best entries were high quality creative apps that utilized the capabilities and advantages of the tablet size, and those which created an entertaining and engaging user experience for all demographics.”

In parallel, worldwide app users were invited to vote at for their preferred apps among nominees. Over 100,000 votes have been registered for the Tabby Awards Users Choice.

This double selection process, from both mobile professionals and app users, provides a comprehensive view of the best tablet-optimized apps.

Here are the best 2015 tablet apps and games:

*** Android apps and games ***

Android – Education & Reference

Winner: Learn Languages: Rosetta Stone, by Rosetta Stone (USA)

Users Choice: IXL Math Practice, by IXL Learning (USA)

Android – Kids, Family & Entertainment

Winner and Users Choice: Early Learning Academy, by Age of Learning (USA)

Android – Lifestyle

Winner and Users Choice: Food Network In the Kitchen, by Food Network (USA)

Android – Media, Music, Photo & Video

Winner and Users Choice: PowerDirector, by CyberLink (USA)

Android – News

Winner and Users Choice: News Republic, by News Republic (USA)

Android – Personal Productivity & Finance

Winner: DocuSign, by DocuSign (USA)

Users Choice: Expensify, by Expensify (USA)

Android – Travel, Navigation & Local

Winner:, by (Netherlands)

Users Choice: Expedia App, by Expedia (USA)

Android – Utilities & Tools

Users Choice: HotSpot Shield, by AnchorFree (USA)

Android Game: Adventure, Arcade, Racing, RPG & Strategy

Winner: Trials Frontier, by Ubisoft (USA)

Users Choice: Dragons: Rise of Berk, by Ludia (Canada)

Android Game: Cards, Casino, Puzzle & Trivia

Winner: CSI: Hidden Crimes, by Ubisoft (USA)

Users Choice: Family Feud 2, by Ludia (Canada)

Android Game: Kids, Education & Family

Winner and Users Choice: My Singing Monsters, by Big Blue Bubble (Canada)

*** iPad apps and games ***

iPad – Books, Reference & Medical

Winner and Users Choice: Human Anatomy Atlas, by Visible Body (USA)

iPad – Education (Children)

Winner: Tiggly Chef, by Tiggly (USA)

Users Choice: Junganew: A Herd of Sounds, by Junganew (USA)

iPad – Education (Adults & General)

Winner: Life in the Womb, by SciencePicture.Co (Ireland)

Users Choice: iOrnament: draw creative geometry art, by science-to-touch (Germany)

iPad – Entertainment

Winner: Bebops Kids – Create your own band, by Lisbon Labs – Creative Experiences (Portugal)

Users Choice: My Little Monster – Make it Real, by TabTale (Israel)

iPad – Finance

Users Choice: Morningstar for iPad, by Morningstar (USA)

iPad – Food, Health & Fitness

Winner: FitStar Personal Trainer, by FitStar (USA)

Users Choice: Lose It!, by Lose It! (USA)

iPad – Kids (up to 5)

Winner: PlayKids, by Movile (USA)

Users Choice: Frozen Story Theater, by Disney Publishing Worldwide (USA)

iPad – Kids (6 and older)

Winner: Storm & Skye, by digimoo studios (Netherlands)

Users Choice: Opera Maker, by Interactive Media Foundation (Germany)

iPad – Lifestyle

Winner: YouCam Makeup, by Perfect (USA)

Users Choice: Target for iPad, by Target (USA)

iPad – Magazines

Winner and Users Choice: issuu, by issuu (USA)

iPad – Music & Video

Winner: Videoshop – Video Editor, by Joseph Riquelme (USA)

Users Choice: Disney Karaoke: Frozen, by Disney Publishing Worldwide (USA)

iPad – News & Weather

Winner and Users Choice: Yahoo News Digest, by Yahoo (USA)

iPad – Personal Productivity

Winner and Users Choice: MyScript Calculator, by MyScript (France)

iPad – Photo

Winner and Users Choice: Adobe Photoshop Mix, by Adobe Systems (USA)

iPad – Shopping

Winner and Users Choice: Polyvore iPad app, by Polyvore (USA)

iPad – Sports

Winner: Yahoo Sports, by Yahoo (USA)

iPad – Travel, Local & Social

Winner: Expedia App, by Expedia (USA)

Users Choice:, by (Netherlands)

iPad – Utilities & Tools

Winner: PDF Connoisseur, by Kdan Mobile Software (Taiwan)

Users Choice: rentals app, by Move (USA)

iPad game: Adventure

Winner: Agent Alice, by Wooga (Germany)

Users Choice: Terraria, by 505 Games and Re-Logic (USA)

iPad game: Action, Arcade & Racing

Winner and Users Choice: Trials Frontier, by Ubisoft (USA)

iPad game: Board, Puzzle & Music

Winner and Users Choice: Cut the Rope 2, by ZeptoLab UK (United Kingdom)

iPad game: Cards, Casino & Dice

Winner: Solitaire Chronicles, by MegaZebra (Germany)

Users Choice: Monopoly Bingo!, by Storm8 (USA)

iPad game: Kids, Education & Family

Winner: My Talking Angela, by Outfit7 (USA)

Users Choice: My Singing Monsters, by Big Blue Bubble (Canada)

iPad game: RPG, Simulation & Strategy

Winner: Vainglory, by Super Evil Megacorp (USA)

Users Choice: Royal Revolt 2, by flaregames (Germany)

iPad game: Trivia & Word

Winner: Bonza Word Puzzle, by MiniMega (Australia)

Users Choice: Family Feud 2, by Ludia (Canada)

The full list of Winners, Users Choice and Nominees, with links to download them, is available now at

The Tabby Awards holds a separate annual competition for business and professional apps, called the Tabby Awards /Business. This competition currently welcomes submissions from app developers and publishers until Friday, July 10 at For the first time in this competition, the Tabby Awards is accepting submissions for smartphone-optimized apps as well as for tablet-optimized apps.

About the Tabby Awards

The Tabby Awards is the most comprehensive awards program honoring the best mobile apps worldwide. Every year since 2012, it has been holding two separate competitions: one for consumer apps and games, another one for business and professional ap

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