'iTunes Rewind' Highlights the Best of 2010

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    Earlier today, Apple released its "iTunes Rewind 2010" feature in the iTunes Store, offering a look at what the company has judged to be the best music, TV shows, apps, movies, audiobooks, and podcasts of 2010. An extension of Apple's weekly "Rewind" podcast, the feature offers best-of selections in numerous sub-categories within each type of media. Among the notable winners:

    Apps
    - iPhone App of the Year: Hipstamatic
    - iPhone Game of the Year: Plants vs. Zombies
    - iPad App of the Year: Flipboard
    - iPad Game of the Year: Osmos for iPad

    Music
    - Artist of the Year: Eminem
    - Album of the Year: "Brothers", The Black Keys
    - Best New Artist: B.o.B.



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    Never played PvZ. Doesn't look interesting. Cut The Rope and various other games seem like a better choice.
     
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    agreed, dont see what the big deal about PvZ is. i have it but i dont think its anything to write home about
     
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    Surprised they picked a decent album.
     
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    oh oh, no angry birds on top?

    Maybe some birds will get angry?
     
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    PvZ is my favorite game on the platform by far. However it's not exclusive to the platform.

    Carcassone is the second best thing.
     
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    No use in removing my /care comment, just saying this "rumor" isn't needed on the front page
     
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    PvZ is really fun. Love it on iPad. Easier to play than on computers due to multitouch display.
     
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    I hope Angry Birds comes to the Mac on the Mac App Store. :)
     
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    The iPhone app of the year is the annoying one that takes the high quality photos and makes them look bad. Nice.
     
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    The Rewind section of the iTunes Store in Mexico has something in german that I guess says the best music of 2010. lol how can they mess up that bad when in mexico spanish is spoken :confused:
     
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    I've always wondered how AppShopper isn't a violation of the affiliate terms and conditions, which clearly states that a site cannot:

    "Violate any intellectual property rights, including, without limitation, scraping text or images from Apple's Websites or the iTunes Store."

    Is that not exactly what AppShopper does - descriptive copy word-for-word, screenshots, and icon?
     
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    Toy Story 3 for Best Picture! Do it!
     
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    Every chick I know with an iPhone/iPod raves on about hot good Plants Vs Zombies is... Not the guys for some reason though lol.
     
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    Surely Angry Birds should be the Game of the Year. It's been number one for as long as I can remember and it's an international sensation. It's even spawned an Israeli comedy sketch. Sure, it was technically released in 2009, but if it wasn't even considered then why is it's icon in the iTunes Rewind banner?

    It's alright Birds, you're still my number one.
     
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    Osmos...

    Great choice with Osmos. It's made for touch, and looks & sounds beautiful. I hope the platform spawns more unclassifiable creative games like this one...
     
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    Yeah, I never understood why the most popular photography apps were the ones that took perfectly good photos and made them look like crap. Taking a crappy photo and desaturating it and slapping a Polaroid border around it doesn't make it art!
     
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    Rewind?

    I wonder how many iTunes users even remember what "rewind" refers to. Most of them grew up well after the days of tape.
     
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    We should "dial" their phone numbers and ask them!
     
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    steve jobs must be a big glee fan
     
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    What's a phone?
     
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    Wait, the same corporation that polices the App Store by not allowing adult-themed apps into it has announced Eminem is their Artist of the Year? Very ironic. This must be a bad dream. Quick, someone wake me up. I can't take it anymore.
     
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    I disagree with you
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    And Plants vs Zombies is a great game, so I'm not mad that it beat out some of the other top games
     
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    Why is this story getting so many negative reviews?
     
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    It may not be exclusive to iOS, but PvZ on the iPad is the best implementation of the game.
     

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