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Mojang on Minecraft: Pocket Edition's evolution into a mobile juggernaut

The developers of the LEGO-like smash discuss the bite-sized version's rise from an inauspicious start to phone and tablet glory.

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You Should Play: Total War Battles: Shogun

Total War Battles: Shogun is a beautiful game, with exceptionally detailed units, fully realized 3D environments, and clean, intuitive interfaces.

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Get your Guardians of the Galaxy fix with these 6 apps

If you're buzzing about Marvel's latest blockbuster film, these apps and games can help you dig deeper and savor the comic goodness.

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Apple, Samsung agree to settle patent disputes outside US

The two rivals will continue to pursue existing patent lawsuits in the U.S.

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You Should Play: Steampunk Tower

You literally defend a tower. A steampunk tower.

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout arrives: We go hands-on with this mobile-friendly shooter

Gameloft's latest Call of Duty-alike looks and plays about the same, but makes some structural changes -- for better and for worse.

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Mobile gallery app MyRoll hopes to put your best photos forward

The iOS and Android app looks to improve on your mobile device's photo library by using an algorithm to group related photos and videos together and putting your best shots front and center.

on techhive.com

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Seven hiking apps for hitting the trails

Strap on your hiking boots and use these apps to help pack supplies, find routes, and stay safe.

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You Should Play: Sky Force 2014

Skyforce 2014 is a strong shoot 'em up that gives players great graphics and nimble controls.

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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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Wearables Right or Wrong? Smartwatches and traditional watches will never merge

In Episode 8 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips riffs on Apple's not-so-luxurious iWatch plans, the opposing goals of smartwatches and wristwatches, and vexing Android Wear navigation.

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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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Wearables Right or Wrong? Android Wear redefines the smartwatch

In Episode 7 of his weekly video show, Jon Phillips sets his crosshairs directly on Android Wear, Google's new OS designed just for wrist wearables.

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Hands-on with Tsum Tsum, Disney's Japanese Plush-Inspired Mobile Game

Is this slick match-three puzzler a worthwhile play experience, or just a marketing tie-in? It's both, really.

on techhive.com

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How Google plans to lock you away from iOS and Windows

Come for the awesome new Android features, stay because...well, it's just getting way too hard to switch.

on greenbot.com

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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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App Invasion: Sunrise for iOS and Android is the ultimate Google Calendar companion

Sunrise supports multiple Google calendars, uses Google Maps’ data to direct you to events, and supports a handy “quick add” feature for Google Calendars. Plus, it looks spectacular on your phone.