Leah YamshonAssociate Managing Editor, TechHive

Leah has been a part of the Macworld family since 2011. She started out covering iOS accessories (So. Many. Cases.) and Mac software, then moved on to all things iOS, from cool apps and tips to trend pieces, with the goal of alerting you to apps that earned a spot on your home screen.

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Hanx Writer brings 1940s typewriter technology to the iPad, and nails it

It's a typewriter, on the iPad, brought to you by Tom Hanks. Enough said.

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SwiftKey reveals details about its iOS 8 keyboard

SwiftKey Keyboard will look a lot like its Android counterpart, but with a distinctly iOS feel.

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Swarm updates leaderboards to rank check-ins by location type

Check-in to more coffee shops than your friends, earn a golden sticker.

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Choose to play for the Light Side or Dark Side in Star Wars: Commander

Disney and Lucasfilm's new combat strategy game plays out differently depending on which side you pick.

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Need to get away? Flight Tonight handles last-minute booking with a few taps

Need to take a vacation, like, right now? This app helps you make plans fast.

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Going on a trip? Keep a travel diary with Bonjournal

This journaling app compiles your individual entries into a beautiful narrative... if you remember to use it.

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In a flash, Instagram launches Bolt in select countries

Singapore, New Zealand, and South Africa received Instagram's new messaging app before anyone else.

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Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

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Give your brain a workout with Lumosity

Yes, Lumosity is playing mind games with you. But it's for your own good.

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Use Beatwave for iOS to help launch your DJ career

...but maybe you should keep your day job. You know, just in case.

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Sunrise for iOS and Android is the ultimate Google Calendar companion

Sunrise supports multiple Google calendars, gives you Google Maps directions to events, and has a handy “quick add” feature. Plus, it looks spectacular on your phone.

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Hands-on with Skype 5.0 for iPhone, an old favorite remastered

With better device-to-device syncing, smooth group messaging features, and a brand new design, Skype for iPhone finally catches up to competitors.

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Keep up with every World Cup gooooooooooal with these soccer apps

American Football? No way. The next month is all about the other football.

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Marco Polo is the app that shouts back at you when you can't find your phone

Remember the classic pool game? Play it with your iPhone.

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Instagram 6.0 introduces a creative toolbox for photo editing

Instagram is now thinking beyond filters, with new tools for adjust brightness, fixing shadows, tweaking sharpness, and more.

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