The Appys Awards 2011

The 2nd annual Appys Awards hosted by Phantom FM beauty Michelle Doherty and Republic of Telly funny man, Dermot Whelan takes place this Thursday in the glamorous surroundings of Dublin's Mansion House. 

The Appys Awards are staged to celebrate the innovation and creativity now abundant in the app development industry and reward the best, most useful, and most creative apps and their developers.

Apps including Twitter, Skype, Angry Birds, Shazam,,, and 98FM are among the nominees fighting it out to win in their category.

The categories are broken down as follows:

  • Best Brand
  • Best Business
  • Best Education
  • Best Entertainment
  • Best Facebook
  • Best Food
  • Best Gaming
  • Best iPad
  • Best Media/Publishing
  • Best Music
  • Best Social
  • Best Sports
  • Best Travel
  • Peoples Choice

To celebrate their sponsorship of the People’s Choice Category Award, The Carphone Warehouse are running a Facebook competition for fans to vote for their favourite app. Visit to vote.

With smartphones and apps becoming an everyday necessity, there is sure to be something in each category that will appeal to everyone. So don't forget to have your say in the People's Choice Category.

The Appys Awards promise an evening of fun and entertainment. We are huge fans of the app industry and are always on the look out for newest, hottest app, which is why we are very excited about attending the 2011 Awards.

We will have all the details on the award winners, so watch this space to find out if your favourite app won!