2011 December 24

Nominate your favorite iPad game app for TUAW’s Best of 2011

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During December and January, The Unofficial Apple Weblog is soliciting your nominations and votes for the best products for Mac, iPhone/iPod touch, and iPad. We’ll start with nominations in a category, and then tally your votes for the top-nominated products a few days later. The winner in each category receives the highly-coveted title of TUAW Best of 2011 .

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Last-minute apps for Christmas Eve

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With the clock ticking down the hours until Santa arrives , here are some last-minute holiday apps to load on your iPhone or iPad as you go out caroling, do last-minute shopping or visit your friends and family: Santa’s Big Helper ($.99): This has a number of features, and if you’re looking for one good Christmas app, this is the one to grab. It has a Santa tracker, a naughty/nice list, the ability to write to Santa for those last-minute Christmas wishes, ask questions and more. FOOD52 Holiday Recipe & Survival Guide ($3.99): If you need a guide to hosting a holiday party or a good recipe for a family gathering, this app is great for doing everything from making pie to crafting a gingerbread house.

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Tweetbot wins TUAW Best of 2011 voting for best iPhone social networking app

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The team at Tapbots is going to get an early Christmas present today — their Twitter client Tweetbot (US$2.99) was voted the best iPhone social networking app by readers in our continuing TUAW Best of 2011 polling. The app, which launched in April of this year into a crowded Twitter client market, quickly became a favorite of many iPhone users.

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