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Sarah is a freelance writer and editor based in Los Angeles. She has a love/hate relationship with social media and a bad habit of describing technology as "sexy."

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You Should Play: Side-scroller El is all about the powerful storyline

This pretty, plot-driven side-scroller is free, so what are you waiting for?

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You Should Play: Dark platformer Oscura: Second Shadow holds its own amongst copycats

This (literally) dark platformer is smooth, challenging, and has intuitive controls.


You Should Play: Hazumino

An endless runner where you make your own path. What's not to like?


5 apps for making friends in a new city

Thanks to these five apps, I now have at least five new friends!

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Four apps that give you free money

You use your smartphone obsessively anyway -- might as well make some money while you’re at it.

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You Should Play: Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake

This adorable, charming environmental puzzle game is fun for everyone!


You Should Play: Steampunk Tower

You literally defend a tower. A steampunk tower.


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Blockbusters: Games for Tetris lovers

To celebrate Tetris’s thirtieth birthday, here are five games that breathe new life into a classic.


You Should Play: Abyss Attack

The sexiest arcade shooter you’ll ever play.


Do something with those phone photos: Six apps that turn your pictures into memories

What’s the point of having photos if nobody ever sees them?

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You Should Play: Baldur’s Gate, Enhanced Edition

Finally! A real RPG that makes no concessions for the mobile market.

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You Should Play: Another Case Solved

A tile-matching puzzle game with hours of playability.

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Decorate like a pro with these 10 interior design apps

Moving apartments or remodeling your kitchen? These apps will help!

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These four apps turn your phone into your workout buddy

No workout partner? No problem. Here are four apps that use social networking -- and perhaps a teensy bit of competition -- to motivate you to work out.

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You Should Play: Smash Hit

This futuristic endless runner is so simple, yet so addictive.