Oct 02, 2012 - Steel Media acquires 148Apps Network of sites to form Steel Media Ventures US and the largest network of mobile focused sites. Jeff Scott, founder of 148Apps to head up US ventures as Editor-in-Chief. Launched soon after the appearance of the iTunes App Store in July 2008, 148Apps set off with, and has since kept to, a remit of providing readers with leading iOS app insight. The site's imposing number of reviews and news has continually targeted the very best content for iOS device owners.
Jan 27, 2011 - The winners of the 2010 Best App Ever Awards have been announced in the third annual competition honoring the best iPhone apps and games released in the iTunes App Store. Sponsored by 148Apps, the voting saw an amazing 496,000 votes cast by app users from all over the world. Votes were cast for a variety of iPhone and iPad apps in categories covering iOS applications and games.
Jan 04, 2011 - The Third Annual Best App Ever Awards nominees have now been announced and the voting is open. Sponsored by 148Apps, this is the third annual competition for iPhone OS Application achievement awards to recognize the best iPhone apps and games in the iTunes App Store. The goal is to help publicize the very best apps available, not just the best-selling apps. The nomination process lasted just under a month and saw 87,138 nominations for 2,891 different apps submitted to the site.
Nov 23, 2010 - 148Apps today announced the call for nominations for the third annual Best App Ever Awards, which recognize practical, creative, technical, and whimsical achievements in iPhone and iPad applications and games. Submissions are now being accepted in 32 categories. Created with the goal of building public awareness of the very best iOS apps available, the Best App Ever Awards has a broad set of award categories covering both apps and games.
Oct 11, 2010 - The App Hall of Fame is a brand new, independent initiative launched by 148Apps and including selection committee members from over 40 web and print publications. Modeled after the Baseball Hall of Fame, the App Hall of Fame looks to create the premiere archive the very best mobile applications and games by honoring only 12 new inductees per month. Today we are proud to announce our first inductees including Angry Birds, Flight Control, Shazam, and Evernote.
Aug 09, 2010 - 148Apps today announced that The Portable Gamer will be joining the 148Apps Network of mobile application blogs. The Portable Gamer brings their two years of experience in the mobile gaming world to the 148Apps Network. The combination will give 148Apps a greater presence in the mobile gaming world and The Portable Gamer greater exposure in the iOS arena. Rob LeFebvre, editor of The Portable Gamer will be joining 148Apps as editor.
Feb 17, 2010 - 148Apps announced today that winners and nominees of its 2009 Best App Ever Awards, which were unveiled last week, saw a large sales boost following the awards announcement. As a result, some apps were bumped into the top 100 overall paid applications list, while others experienced a large increase in sales. Developers this week expressed their gratitude for the Best App Ever Awards, for help in generating greater exposure for the nominated and awarded apps.
Feb 16, 2010 - In honor of the 2009 Best App Ever Awards announcement, the world's largest iPhone app promo code contest to give away over 1,000 copies of iPhone applications and games has been launched. Nominated developers have contributed 1,000 promo codes for over 110 different applications and games. The contest, which is open to all users with US iTunes accounts, has launched to great interest from users and developers.
Feb 11, 2010 - The winners of the 2009 Best App Ever Awards have now been announced in the second annual competition honoring the best iPhone apps and games released in the iTunes App Store. Sponsored by 148Apps, the voting saw an amazing 302,000 votes cast by app users from all over the world. Voters cast their votes for a variety of iPhone apps in 56 different categories covering iPhone and iPod Touch applications and games.