CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ Announces Hot for the Holidays Award Winners

Oct 12, 2011, 18:00 ET from CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS

Mobile Product Winners to Top 2011 Holiday Lists

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS™ 2011 today announced the winners of the CTIA 2011 Hot for the Holidays Awards, representing the most innovative, functional, creative and cutting-edge mobile consumer products and applications for the holiday season.

Winners were chosen from hundreds of submissions across 10 categories and judged by leading mobile and technology reporters and industry analysts. Monty Munford, technology journalist, hosted the awards ceremony on the Exhibit Innovations Stage at CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS. Consumers choose the "Hottest Web Pick" by voting online prior to the show. Additionally, show attendees viewed submissions onsite within the CTIA Hot for the Holidays Showcase and voted via text message to select the "Hottest in Show."

The CTIA 2011 Hot for the Holidays winners are:

Fashionista: Samsung Galaxy S II™, Epic 4G Touch, Samsung Telecommunications America

Fitness Buff: LifeProof, LifeProof

Gadget Guru: Samsung Galaxy S II™, Epic 4G Touch, Samsung Telecommunications America

Gamer & Entertainment Enthusiast: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1™ with 4G LTE, Samsung Telecommunications America

Globetrotter: Tagg - The Pet Tracker, Snaptracs, Inc.

Health & Wellness Nut: 5Star Urgent Response, GreatCall

Music Lover: Muve Music from Cricket, Cricket Communications/Leap Wireless, Int.

Road Warrior: Dragon Go!, Nuance Communications, Inc.

Shutter Bug: HTC Amaze 4G, T-Mobile

Social Butterfly: Samsung Galaxy S II™, Epic 4G Touch, Samsung Telecommunications America

The "Hottest Web Pick" winner is:
WeatherBug for Honeycomb by WeatherBug

The "Hottest in Show" winner is:
Hold-free by Hold-free Networks

"On behalf of CTIA, congratulations to the Hot for Holidays awards winners," said Robert Mesirow, vice president and show director, CTIA. "These winners reflect the best, most innovative and exciting products for the 2011 holiday season."

For more information on the CTIA 2011 Hot for the Holidays Awards program and showcase at CTIA ENTERPRISE & APPLICATIONS, visit www.ctiashows.com/holidays.

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