Carrot Weather, Fantasian and more pick up 2021 App Store Awards

Carrot Weather, Fantasian and more pick up 2021 App Store Awards

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2021 App Store Awards
This year's Trend of the Year is "Connection."
Photo: Apple

Carrot Weather, LumaFusion, and Apple Arcade hit Fantasian are some of the titles recognized in the 2021 App Store Awards, announced on Thursday.

Apple also identified “Connection” as the Trend of the Year, thanks to games like Among Us! and apps like Bumble, which “brought people together in meaningful ways — while meeting social, personal, and professional needs.”

2021 App Store Awards

Apple recognizes the App Store’s best apps and games every year. Titles are chosen by its editorial team, which takes into account their “exceptional quality,” innovative technology, creative design, and positive cultural impact.

Winning developers “harnessed their own drive and vision to deliver the best apps and games of the year — sparking the creativity and passion of millions of users around the world,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook.

“From self-taught indie coders to inspiring leaders building global businesses, these standout developers innovated with Apple technology, with many helping to foster the profound sense of togetherness we needed this year.”

And the winners are …

Here are the winners from each category:

Apple also highlighted “Connection” as the Trend of the Year for 2021, thanks to apps and games like Among Us!, Bumble, Canva, and EatOkra.