Macworld has announced the prestigious list of nominations for the Macworld Awards 2010. The line-up includes established industry leaders as well as smaller companies offering cutting-edge Mac products.

These are the Editors' Choice awards choosen by the Macworld editorial team (along with input from Macworld's sister titles: Digital Arts, iPad & iPhone User, and

The Readers' Choice awards are still open and readers can win an iPad by entering here. Not only do you get to vote for your favourite Mac products, but one voter will win a fantastic 64 GB 3G-enabled Apple iPad, plus an iPad keyboard dock and Apple's leather iPad case.

The Macworld Awards 2010 Editors' Choice nominations are:

Apple Product of the Year
iMac i5
MacBook Pro
Magic Mouse
Mac mini Server

Best Consumer Storage
Western Digital – My Book World Edition
Lacie – Network Space 2
G-Tech – G-DRIVE
Iomega – eGo Mac Edition
Verbatim – SureFire FireWire 800/USB

Best Business Storage
QNAP – TS-239 Pro
Iomega – StorCenter iX2
Buffalo – LinkStation Quad
Data Robotics – Drobo S
Crucial – Crucial C300

Best Consumer Software
FileMaker – FileMaker Bento 3
Parallels – Parallels Desktop Switch to Mac Edition
VMware – VMware Fusion 3
Google – Picasa 3.5
Adobe – Photoshop Elements 8

Best Professional Software
FileMaker – FileMaker 11
Code 42 – CrashPlan
GridIron – Flow
ABBYY – FineReader Express Edition
Archiware – PresStore 3.2

Best Education Product
Mindjet – MindManager 8
Literature and Latte – Scrivener 1.5
Rosetta Stone – Rosetta Stone
Nuance – MacSpeech Dictate 1.5
Circus Ponies – NoteBook

Best iPhone & iPod Accessory
HyperMac – HyperMac Mini
Mili – PowerSkin
Scosche – KickBack
Altec Lansing – InMotion Compact iMT320
Joby - GorillaMobile for iPhone 3G/3GS

Best Digital Camera
Canon – Powershot SX10 IS
FujiFilm – FinePix F70 EXR
Kodak – EasyShare Z950
Panasonic – Lumix DMC-Gf1
Ricoh – GR Digital III

Best Consumer Printer
Lexmark – C734dn
Brother – MFC-9320W
Canon – Pixma MP990
HP – Photosmart A646
Epson – Stylus Office B1100

Consumer Audio Product Of The Year
iHome – iP1
Harman Kardon – GLA-55
Sennheiser – CX 550 Style II
Bowers & Wilkins – P5
Blue Microphones – Snowball

Best Creative Hardware
Wacom – Cintiq 21UX
Eizo – ColorEdge CG243W
Datacolor – Spyder3Studio SR
Dell – Ultrasharp U2711

Creative Design Software Of The Year
Adobe – InDesign CS5
Quark – QuarkXPress 8.1
Smith Micro – Manga Studio 4
Pixelmator – Pixelmator 1.5

Best Web And Online Software
C-Command – SpamSieve
Realmac Software – LittleSnapper
FileZilla – FileZilla 3
Adobe – Dreamweaver CS5
Adobe – Flash Catalyst

Professional Camcorder Of The Year
Canon – Legria HF S10
Panasonic – HDC-SD60
JVC – GY-HM100
Sony – PMW-EX1R
JVC – GY-HM700

Digital SLR Of The Year
Nikon – D5000
Canon – EOS 500D
Pentax – K-x
Olypmus – E-P2
Panasonic – LUMIX DMC-GH1

Best Professional Printer
Xerox – Phaser 7500
Lexmark – C734dn
Kyocera – FS-C5350DN
HP – Photosmart Plus
Epson – Stylus Office B1100

Best Consumer Hardware
Elgato – netstream DTT
Optoma – EX531p
Wacom – Bamboo Fun
Microsoft - Microsoft Explorer Mouse
Eye-Fi – Share Video

Macworld Awards 2010

The following categories are being judged in conjunction with iPad & iPhone User magazine, and judging is underway.

Best iPhone Entertainment & Lifestyle App

Best iPhone Business & Utility App

Best iPad Application

Best iPad Accessory

Announcing the awards, Mark Hattersley, Macworld UK's Editor In Chief said: "Macworld thoroughly tests over a thousand products every year from across the tech spectrum, and we spend months distilling those products down to the very best in class. Every nominated product represents some of the best technology and Mac software in the industry, and a Macworld Award is one of the most prestigious objects in the tech industry."

The Macworld Awards 2010 will be on Thursday 24 June at The Northumberland, a beautiful new venue in Trafalgar Square, right in the heart of London. Tickets are available at

The Macworld Awards is one of the biggest events in the UK Mac calendar, recognising the products and vendors that have made a significant contribution throughout the past year. A Macworld Award is considered a benchmark of excellence throughout the industry.

"We've been hard at work on the awards ceremony for months now and the award ceremony on 24 June is going to be a night to remember," added Macworld's Mark Hattersley.  "We take it very seriously" added Mark.

Distinguished sponsors for the Macworld Awards 2010 include Ranieri, STM, Computers Unlimited (CU), FileMaker, Scosche, G-Technology and Computer 2000.