2012 Lifehacker Awards: Best Web App

Our final category for the 2012 Lifehacker Awards is Best Web App. What online service got Lifehacker readers (and the editor) excited?

Readers' Choice: Dropbox

While it has plenty of rivals when it comes to syncing online storage, Dropbox remains the most popular. Put that down to a combination of efficient code, widespread integration into a range of platforms and continuous improvement. While Dropbox isn't just a web app, the range of tasks you can perform from its web interface remains impressive.

Editor's Pick: Outlook.com

In a year where Microsoft's most visible project was Windows 8, I don't think anybody was expecting such an impressive revamp of the ageing Hotmail platform. The clean interface, efficient management tools and carefully thought-out design made Outlook.com a real rival to Gmail, and sets the scene for an interesting battle over webmail and other services in 2013.

So that's it! Thanks again to everyone who voted.


    Really great two choices! Fantastic work by the community and lifehacker!

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