TabTimes, a media organization dedicated to covering and providing information about the tablet market, has announced a new competition they are instituting. Going by the name The Tabby Awards, the competition will seek to identify the best apps for iPad, Android and Windows tablets. TabTimes has setup a dedicated web site and is accepting entries for the business tablet apps portion of the competition with winners scheduled to be announced at the TabletBiz Conference & Expo in New York City on November 27th. A competition for consumer apps will be conducted at a later time.
Hit the break for the press release with details on entering.
Introducing The Tabby Awards, the First Competition to Honor the Best Apps for Tablets
Recognizing Excellence for the Best Apps for iPad, Android and Windows 8 tablets, Call for Submissions to the Tabby Awards are Now Open
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Tablet apps now have their own competition: The Tabby Awards.
For the very first time, the best apps for iPad, Android and Windows tablets will be judged for their outstanding tablet specific features and utility by a panel of tablet professionals. The competition will be open to both native apps and web apps for tablets and will include app developers worldwide.
Consumer and Business apps will be evaluated by two separate panels, with the Business category representing the focus of the first round.
The Business panel will review all apps geared for business people or developed for organizational purposes. It is comprised of 12 accomplished tablet professionals and chaired by Alan Maserek, ex-CEO and co-founder of QuickOffice, the best-selling iPad app in the App Store’s Business category.
Submissions are now being accepted for business tablet apps at TabbyAwards.com. Winners for The Tabby Awards/Business will be announced at a special ceremony during the TabletBiz Conference & Expo, the first dedicated tablet industry event, in New York City, onNovember 27, 2012.
The second round of the competition, focused on tablet apps for consumers, will be announced at a later date.
The Tabby Awards are a production of TabTimes, the only media covering the tablet industry and ecosystem.
About The Tabby Awards
The Tabby Awards is the first competition acknowledging the best tablet apps worldwide. For more information, see TabbyAwards.com.
TabTimes provides information and marketing solutions to the tablet ecosystem. It publishes “TabTimes – Tablets for business”, as an iPad app, as a web app for tablets, as a daily email newsletter and as a website at TabTimes.com. It also organizes the Tablet Strategy and TabletBiz conferences devoted to tablet uses by organizations. TabTimes is based in New York, with editors in the San Francisco Bay Area and in London, UK. For more information, see TabTimes.com/about.