Apple Opens 2006 Design Awards

Apple is now accepting submissions for its 2006 design awards. The design awards will be given to software developers to recognize outstanding technical achievements for applications and solutions designed for Mac OS X 10.4.

The contest categories include:

  • Best Mac OS X Developer Tool
  • Best Use of Mac OS X Graphic
  • Best Mac OS X Dashboard Widget
  • Best Mac OS X Automator Workflow
  • Best Mac OS X User Experience
  • Best Mac OS X Game
  • Best Mac OS X Scientific Computing Solution
  • Best Mac OS X Student Product

Winning entries will be showcased at the 2006 World Wide Developers Conference, Macworld 2007, and on the Apple Web site. Each category winner also gets a prize package that includes two 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computers, two Apple 23-inch Cinema Displays, an ADC Premier Membership, a WWDC 2006 E-ticket, and an exhibitor space at Macworld 2007.

The Student category winner will receive one 15-inch MacBook Pro laptop computer, one Apple 23-inch Cinema Display, one 60GB iPod, an ADC Student Membership, and a WWDC 2006 Student E-ticket.

Entries must be submitted by 5PM PDT on Friday, June 16. Additional information is available on the Apple Web site.