Best Google and iOS Apps 2016


During a special ceremony at Google I/O 2016, Google honored ten apps and games for their outstanding achievements as part of the inaugural Google Play Awards.
  • Best App: Houzz - High resolution home designs
  • Best Family App: ThinkRolls2 - Enlightening logic puzzle
  • Best Game: Clash Royale - Clash of Clans Version 2.0
  • Best Material Design: Robinhood - Free stock trading
  • Best Google Play: Table Tennis Touch - Realistic high speed gameplay
  • Early Adopter: World Around Me - Find restaurants, ATMs, shops and more
  • Go Global: Pokemon Shuffle Mobile - Solve puzzles to battle Pokemon
  • Most Innovative: NYT VR - New York Times brings readers to the world
  • Standout Indie: Alphabear - Solve a puzzle and a bear appears
  • Standout Startup: Hopper - Save up to 40% on your next flight

Apple unveiled their annual Best of App Store lists – a collection of the best apps and games released on the App Store over the past 12 months [ending December 2015].
  • App of Year: Periscope - Broadcast live video
  • Most Innovative: Workflow - Workflow automation made simple
  • Game of the Year: Lara Croft Go - Turn based puzzle
  • Most Innovative Game: Dark Echo - Visualized sound navigation
  • Best App on iPhone 6s: Instagram - Capture and share momemts
  • Best Game on iPhone 6s: Warhammer - Take command of a warhammer
  • iPad App of the Year: The Robot Factory - Create and test tobots
  • iPad Game of the YearPrune - A love letter to trees
  • iPad Most Innovative App: LiquidText - PDF and document reader
  • iPad Most Innovative GameHer Story - Be a detective
  • iPad Pro Best App: uMake - Sketch in 3D
  • iPad Pro Best Game: Orcanon Odyssey - Benchmark RPG experience