Apple reveals 2017's best apps, games, movies, music and more
08 December, 2017, 02:04 | Author: Darren Santiago
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Apple on Thursday published its annual Best of 2017 list, highlighting the year's top apps, games, movies, TV shows, podcasts, books and more as determined by Apple employees.
In addition to the curated lists from its editors, Apple also shared the lists of the most downloaded apps and content of the year.
The Witness is a puzzle game available at $9.99 for both the iPad and iPhone. Over on the iPad, photo editing suite Affinity Photo was picked as the app of the year and 3D puzzler The Witness came out on top in the game of the year category. In non-fiction, "Hillbilly Elegy" topped the charts.
While Snapchat was the most downloaded app of 2016, it slipped to the number two position this year, with Snap-owned Bitmoji taking top honors.
Meanwhile, Super Mario Run was the top free iPhone game of 2017, followed by 8 Ball Pool, Snake VS Block, Ballz, Word Cookies!, Subway Surfers, Episode ft.
If you want to see the full lists, just load up iTunes or the App Store and you'll see it all on the front page.
Taylor Swift's album "reputation" has already shot up to number three on the 2017 United States top album charts, despite having only been available for a short period of time. The most watched movie on iTunes in 2017 was Moana, followed closely by Rogue One and Wonder Woman. Game of Thrones unsurprisingly dominated in the TV realm, with NPR's Fresh Air topping podcast charts.
Finally, iTunes U saw a bumper year, with computer science courses being amongst the most popular, with the top three apps focusing on learning to code and developing apps - certainly a handy thing for iTunes to teach users.
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Valve's Portal series is returning in two weeks with Bridge Constructor Portal for Windows PC and mobile devices. In it, players construct spans and supports to allow traffic to flow from one part of the level to another.
The Show, unveiled in May, lets you scan your calendar for things like appointments and view weather forecasts. Last month, Amazon was able to bring back YouTube support on the Echo Show, albeit through a workaround.
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He pleaded guilty last week to lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents about his contacts with the Moscow diplomat. The memo was intended for Trump to sign, though there's no indication the President saw it, the Journal reported.
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Russians can compete at Olympics, but without flag — IOC
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Eating Cheese Every Day Might Actually Be Good for You
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Amazon Prime Video finally lands on the Apple TV
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Amazon launches Prime Now in Singapore
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5 players can be retained
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