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5 Worst & 5 Best iPhone and Droid Apps of 2009 - AppJudgment

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Uploaded on Dec 29, 2009

The best and worst cell phone apps of 2009. Did your favorite app make our list? We locked ourselves in a room and duked it out to come up with AppJudgment's top 5 Best and Worst mobile apps of 2009. The final verdict on both lists may surprise you!

2009 saw a land grab the likes of which we havent seen since the days of the railroads. Greedy software companies and websites tried to cash in on the cellphone app store hype, and released tens of thousands of new programs for the iPhone, Android and Blackberry.

Many of them were quite good, but some of them were atrocious. And the dreck wasnt solely the province of no-name companies either. Our five worst applications for 2010 come from some household names. So heres the list, and dont miss the video from our expert team of reviewers at App Judgment, they saw thousands of programs this year, and spent hours fighting over who would make the worst of the year!

•Photoshop.com Mobile for the IPhone: About the best thing you can say about this application was that it was free. Everything else was disappointing, from the interface to the functionality. There are far better photo apps for your phone, from a variety of lesser known companies. Photoshop may lead the world on the PC and the Mac, but it sucks on the iPhone

•Hold On! Sure, many 2009 apps provided mindless entertainment. And thats what this iPhone app aspired to do as well. But it failed utterly, completely and spectacularly unless youre prone to repeating stupifying tasks for days on-end to make the Guiness Book of World Records. The point of the program? Hold down an on-screen red dot for as long as you can. What a waste of .99

•Will You (Marry Me)? : Love was decidedly *not* in the air when we looked at this program The premise? Rather than buying a real ring, the iphone app simply displayed a jewel box opening up to reveal a digital diamond inside. One of our one reviewers even called it the anti-Viagra, and she was being too kind.

•QIK: Lets say you build up a fantastically successful company that lets anyone stream video from their cellphones to the internet, and through it to anyone in the world. Your first program runs on Nokia phones nice to look at, but hardly world-beaters when it comes to apps and users. So you port it to the iPhone. You would expect it to, well, allow iPhone users to stream video to the world from wherever they are, wouldnt you? We did. But it didnt. Another win for AT&Ts ticky-tack 3G network. What a waste of pixels.

• Shead Spreet: The name wasnt the only mixed up part of this Android application. As smart phones became both business tools and entertainment devices, a wide variety of business-oriented programs launched. This one claimed to put a full-featured spreadsheet in your pocket, but failed miserably. With bad import features, poor data entry, and lame customization, it brought to mind the worst of Visicalc, Lotus 1-2-3, Quattro Pro and early Excel. Heck, even Windows Mobile worked better than this crapplet. Sometimes free really is too expensive.

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