Here are the tablet apps selected as Finalists by our judges in the first Tabby Awards competition

(Each app listed below has a special link following it that you may use to download the app to your tablet)



  • The Civil War Today (Bottle Rocket Apps)   iOS

  • Thesaurus Rex by (   iOS

  • Virtual Human Body (QA International)   iOS



  • Meo Go! (Portugal Telecom)  iOS

  • NARR8 (NARR8)  iOS

  • TV Guide mobile for iPad (TV Guide online)  iOS


Family & Kids

  • Distant Suns (max) (First Light Design)   iOS

  • Nick Jr. Draw & Play (Nickelodeon)   iOS

  • Reading Rainbow  (Reading Rainbow)   iOS


Game – Arcade & Action

  • Badland (Frogmind)  iOS

  • Grabatron (Future Games of London)  iOS

  • Lego Batman: DC Superheroes (Warner Bros.)  iOS


Game – Brain & Puzzle

  • Cut the Rope (ZeptoLab)  iOS

  • Where’s my Water? (Disney Interactive)  iOS

  • Word Dynamo by – Word Games + Study Help (  iOS


Game – Casual, Board, Cards

  • Big Fish Casino (Big Fish Games)  iOS

  • Fairway Solitaire (Big Fish Games)  iOS

  • Jellyflop! (Concrete Software) Android


Game – RPG, Simulation & Strategy

  • Leviathan: Warships (Paradox Interactive)  iOS

  • Pixel People (Chillingo)  iOS


Game – Sports and Racing

  • CSR Racing (NaturalMotion)  iOS

  • PBA Bowling Challenge (Concrete Software) Android


Lifestyle & Food

  • Crock-Pot Recipes (Publications International)  iOS

  • Interior Design for iPad (Black Mana Studios)  iOS



  • NARR8 (NARR8)  iOS

  • National Geographic, Tablet edition (National Geographic Society)  iOS

  • Photography Week (Future Publishing)  iOS



  • E-action info: Your Epilepsy Resource (UCB Pharma)  iOS

  • Virtual Human Body (QA International)   iOS



  • AUX Magazine (Blue Ant Media)  iOS

  • SoundHound (SoundHound) Android

  • Vevo HD (Vevo)  iOS



  • LaPresse+ (La Presse)  iOS

  • The Wider Image (Thomson Reuters)  iOS

  • Zite (Zite) iOS


Personal Finance

  • Mortgage Analyzer (Nick Coleman)  iOS

  • Westpac NZ Mobile Banking for iPad (Westpac New Zealand)  iOS


Personal Productivity

  • Note Anytime (Metamoji)  iOS

  • SwiftKey Tablet Keyboard (SwiftKey) Android

  • ThinkerDeck (Human80)  iOS


Photo, Art & Creativity

  • Keepshot (MyPublisher)  iOS

  • Note Anytime (Metamoji) iOS

  • The Wider Image (Thomson Reuters)  iOS



  • Dictionary & Thesaurus for iPad (  iOS

  • National Geographic Today (Bottle Rocket Apps)  iOS

  • Thesaurus Rex by (   iOS



  • Catalog Spree (Catalog Spree)  iOS

  • Groupon HD (Groupon)  iOS




Sports & Fitness

  • Dartfish Express (Dartfish)  iOS

  • FitnessClass (PumpOne)  iOS

  • Nexus – Nike + Experience Up-scaled for iPad (Apptreme Studio)  iOS


Travel & Transportation

  • Hotel reservations ( iOS

  • Conrad Concierge for iPad (Hilton Worldwide) iOS

  • HotelTonight (DealBase) iOS


Utilities and Tools

  • CloudOn (CloudOn) iOS

  • Lennox iComfort (Mutual Mobile) iOS

  • Tether – The Interactive Whiteboard (MEDL Mobile) iOS



  • History (Bottle Rocket Apps) iOS

  • Hulu Plus (Hulu) Windows 8

  • Renderyard Film Network (Giant Interactive) iOS



  • Clear Day Free (Vimov) iOS 

  • WeatherBug (Earth Networks) Android


These are among the finest tablet apps worldwide. Congratulations to their developers and publishers.


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