Stuff magazine has once again acknowledged the best gadget and apps at its annual Gadget and App Awards.
The overall winner of the #StuffAwards for 2017 was the Nintendo Switch, which took home the Gadget of the Year award in addition to the award for Gaming Console of the Year.
This year Stuff considered apps in seven categories and expects to see even more added for next year’s awards.
Standard Bank’s Shyft took home the prize for Financial App of the Year for its multi-currency wallet solution. Cell C’s streaming service Black won Entertainment App of the Year. Service App of the year went to personal assistant service Hey Jude, while Discovery secured the prize for Health App of the Year.
Online retailer Takealot won Online Shopping App of the Year, Delivery App of the Year went to Mr D Food, and the Social Betterment App of the Year went to police-and-community communication tool, Namola.
The launch of the Namola app took place late last week and was a showcase of how technology can be at the forefront of combating crime in South Africa...
15 May 2017
“We've renamed our Gadget Awards the Stuff Awards to reflect the changing nature of the industry, where apps are as important as the devices they run on,” says Stuff publisher and editor-in-chief Toby Shapshak.
“Next year we're going to include additional apps from young developers, reward the vibrant selection of services making farmers lives easier, and also look at more enterprise-orientated solutions," says Shapshak.
Team Stuff at the Stuff Awards
Samsung’s Galaxy S8 was awarded Phone of the Year, while Huawei’s P10 Lite took the prize in the Budget Phone of the Year category. Action Camera/Drone of the Year went to the DJI Spark, and Jabra won the award for Headphones of the Year with its excellent Sport Elite wireless headphones. Another first-time winner was Ultimate Ears, which took home Hi-Fi Gadget of the Year for the diminutive but outstanding Wonderboom Bluetooth speaker.
Full list of winners for 2017
Phone of the Year — Samsung Galaxy S8
Budget Phone of the Year — Huawei P10 Lite
International App of the Year — Affinity Photo
Mobile Game of the Year — Euclidean Lands
Games Console of the Year — Nintendo Switch
Game of the Year — The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
TV Gadget of the Year — Kwesé Play
Streaming Service of the Year – Netflix
TV of the Year — LG OLED65B7V
Computer of the Year — Apple iMac 4K 21.5in
Fitness Tracker of the Year – Fitbit Alta HR
Smartwatch of the Year – Apple Watch Series 3 (GPS)
Car of the Year — Tesla Model X
Tech Toy of the Year – Lego Boost Creative Toolbox
Headphones of the Year — Jabra Elite Sport
Hi-Fi Gadget of the Year — Ultimate Ears Wonderboom
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