Angry Birds is the Most Popular iPhone App of 2011

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Rovio’s popular Angry Birds app, topped the chart for paid-for iPhone apps category in the Apple’s App Store Rewind 2011. Two of its spin-offs – Angry Birds Seasons and Angry Birds Rio – also featured in the top 10.

Angry Birds which is a game that involves flinging irate wingless birds at green pigs, was just ranked as number one paid iPhone app last year.

Facebook topped the free app downloads on the iPhone, while Twitter, Skype and eBay all featured in the top 10. Meanwhile, the BBC’s iPlayer came top of the iPad free app download chart.

TV catch-up services are proving a hit on the tablet device with ITV Player and 4oD all featuring in the top 10. Meanwhile, the iPad’s top paid-for app was the word processor Pages. Music recording and producing software GarageBand came in at number two while two Angry Birds games also featured in the top 10.

Top 10 paid-for iPhone apps in 2011

  1. Angry Birds
  2. WhatsApp Messenger[advt]
  3. Angry Birds Seasons
  4. Cut The Rope
  5. Fruit Ninja
  6. Angry Birds Rio
  7. Doodle Jump
  8. Tiny Wings
  9. TuneIn Radio Pro
  10. Where’s Wally? In Hollywood

Top 10 free iPhone apps in 2011

  1. Facebook
  2. Skype
  3. Twitter
  4. iBooks
  5. Viber
  6. eBay
  7. Angry Birds Rio Free
  8. National Lottery Official App
  9. BBC News
  10. Bubble Shooter Free

Top 10 paid-for iPad apps in 2011

  1. Pages
  2. GarageBand
  3. Angry Birds HD
  4. Scrabble
  5. Angry Birds Seasons HD
  6. Angry Birds Rio HD
  7. Numbers
  8. Fruit Ninja HD
  9. Monopoly
  10. Keynote

Top 10 free iPad apps in 2011

  1. BBC iPlayer
  2. iBooks
  3. Mr Giggle HD Lite
  4. ITV Player
  5. 4oD Catch Up
  6. Mr Giggle 2 HD Lite
  7. eBay
  8. Skype
  9. Angry Birds HD Free
  10. Calculator

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