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Apple Posts The Best iPhone & iPad Apps of 2010

Just like every year, the iTunes Rewind section in the iTunes Store lists the best music, movies, TV shows, podcasts and audiobooks of 2010. This year’s iTunes Rewind is available here, and it includes a huge selection of apps, too.

As you can see in the screenshot above, Apple is showcasing Hipstamatic, Angry Birds, Flipboard and Plants Vs. Zombies in the iTunes Rewind 2010 main page. As you click through, you can check out the “Hot Trends” in iPhone and iPad apps in 2010 – and many more apps are listed there.

The “Hot Trends” contains other sub-sections, such as “Shoot, Edit, Share” (iTunes) which features apps like Instagram and Path.

The “Hot Trends” in 2010 iPhone apps section lets you access 15 other sub-sections, most of them posted during the year. There’s one called “The Cloud”, too. (iTunes).

As for the iPad, gems like Flipboard, Pulp, River of News, IA Writer, Elements, Osmos and Penultimate are listed:

Last, as reported by TechCrunch, here’s the full list of top paid, grossing and free apps for iPad and iPhone in 2010:

Overall Top 10 PAID iPhone Apps

Angry Birds
Doodle Jump – BE WARNED: Insanely Addictive!
Bejeweled 2 + Blitz
Fruit Ninja
Cut the Rope
The Moron Test
Plants vs. Zombies
Pocket God

Overall Top 10 FREE iPhone Apps

Angry Birds Lite
Words With Friends Free
Tap Tap Revenge 3
The Weather Channel®
Paper Toss
Talking Tom Cat

Overall Top 10 GROSSING iPhone Apps
================================== At Bat 2010
Angry Birds
Call of Duty: Zombies
Bejeweled 2 + Blitz
FriendCaller 3 Pro
Zombie Farm
TomTom U.S.A.
Plants vs. Zombies
Doodle Jump – BE WARNED: Insanely Addictive!

Overall Top 10 PAID iPad Apps

GoodReader for iPad
Angry Birds HD
Glee Karaoke
Pinball HD
Friendly for Facebook
Star Walk for iPad

Overall Top 10 FREE iPad Apps

Pandora Radio
Google Mobile App
Movies by Flixster – with Rotten Tomatoes
IMDb Movies & TV
Google Earth
Virtuoso Piano Free 2 HD

Overall Top 10 GROSSING iPad Apps

LogMeIn Ignition
Documents To Go® Premium – Office Suite
Angry Birds HD
Real Racing HD
Plants vs. Zombies HD

Here are the links you can check out in iTunes:


- Top Free iPad Apps

- Top Paid iPad Apps

- Top Grossing iPad Apps


- Top Free iPhone Apps

- Top Paid iPhone Apps

- Top Grossing iPhone Apps

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