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Apple Watch to include built-in Messaging, Navigation, Photos and third-party apps

Apple today announced the new Apple Watch with a sapphire display and a UI that combines both a physical dial and a touchscreen for control. The new Watch will ship with a handful of built-in applications including a Messaging app with emoji support and a photos app for viewing your iCloud...

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iPhone 6, 6 Plus work with all 1.3 million App Store apps

The new iPhones have huge new displays of varying sizes and resolutions, but that won't prevent apps from working as intended, even if they weren't designed for the new phones specifically. Apple announced that the new smartphones come with a "desktop-class" scaler to make the apps fit as intended...

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Squiggle Racer's new world tour mode keeps you hooked

Squiggle Racer is back with a brand new world tour mode that adds hours of additional gameplay. The app is a deceptively difficult racing game that's wrapped up in an always nostalgic 8-bit design. The simple controls and easy instructions yet frustrating results evoke memories of Flappy Bird....

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Turn the real world into a profitable empire with Cashsquare

Cashsquare is a free app requiring iOS 7.0 or later that turns the world around you into a game for starting your very own real estate empire. The game uses Facebook and Foursquare to retrieve locations around you to compete with other players to "buy," then build upon and earn income on when...

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Bounce to impressive heights with Kitten Mega Jump

Kitten Mega Jump is an iOS game that places a fun, blue kitten on a trampoline and leaves you in charge of maneuvering it to collect coins and avoid obstacles. When you reach a certain score, calculated based on a combination of both, you'll level up and face new goals to accomplish at new...

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Chicken Scramble is like 2048 with a unique barnyard twist

Chicken Scramble is a brand new app for iOS that draws inspiration from the popular 2048 puzzle game. Instead of swiping up, down, left or right to merge numbers, you start out by merging eggs until they hatch into chickens. The game is broken down into levels as well, so when you gather enough...

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SportsManias is custom team feeds and news, nothing else

SportsManias Sports News app, available for free on the iPad and iPhone 5 in iTunes, is an app that will polarize sports fans. It is just as useful as it is flawed. I downloaded it, and after it installed, I was greeted by an app that was easy to navigate. I was prompted to choose my favorite...

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Microsoft Office for iPad adds monthly subscription option

Microsoft's productivity software finally made the long walk to iPad earlier this year, but if the relatively steep price tag of the Microsoft Office apps has prevented you from giving them a try, Microsoft thinks you might just want to pay monthly instead. The company has now added a monthly...

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Reddit launches new Ask Me Anything app for AMA sessions

Reddit today has released its new Ask Me Anything iOS app with support for both live and archived Reddit AMAs. The new app is designed for mobile users who are visiting Reddit's website in increasing numbers. AMAs are a popular Reddit interview series that enables Reddit users to ask questions...

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Aplos is a very flawed, but beautiful new Twitter client

Aplos is a brand new Twitter app for iPhone that tries to shove important user features into a minimalistic design. Some highlights include a unified timeline for multiple accounts, web browsing reminiscent of Facebook's chat heads and intelligent tweet actions for each account. In a very crowded...

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Craaave is an app that finally makes music truly social

Making music social is a feat many have tried accomplishing but no one has quite nailed it. Spotify and Facebook came pretty close when they teamed up to share what Spotify users were listening to on their Facebook profiles. This worked for a little while, but the prominence of music on Facebook...

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Grow fighting power with gems, cards in Call of Challenger

Call of Challenger is an action/adventure game for iOS that uses the power of cards - for champions and powers - to build your fighting team, while still being fully interactive. The storyline is virtually the same one we've all heard before: a brave summoner (you) must embark on a journey to...

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Best educational apps for high school students

It's that time of the year again when parents, teachers and students start heading back to school. If you have an iOS device, you can supplement your child's education and stimulate them to get involved with quality educational iOS apps. We've scoured the App Store and compiled some of the best...

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BioShock on iOS is, unfortunately, exactly what you'd expect

Let me start by saying that I never in a million years would have thought that BioShock -- one of the most atmospheric and gorgeous shooters I've ever played on console and PC -- would ever make its way to iOS. The fact that it exists at all is an achievement, and while I'm about to sort of tear...

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Whatt aims to make status updates more colorful, less public

Whatt is an iPhone app that wants to turn social networking into more of a private affair for a closer circle of friends than social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter currently allow. It uses brief status updates as the basis for communication and nothing else - no photos or videos. It's...

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