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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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The best apps for taking notes

With so many awesome apps at your disposal, using a pen and paper just doesn't make much sense.

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Apple will keep pushing for a sales ban on Samsung products

Apple will appeal an order from this week that denied the ban

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Apple loses bid for sales ban in Samsung patent case

Apple failed to show that it suffered enough harm as a result of Samsung's infringement

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Hands-on with Madden NFL Mobile, freemium football's comeback player of the year

EA's officially licensed sim still needs tweaks, but it's a big improvement over last year's free-to-play disaster.

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The 10 apps every college student needs to have

From finding cheap books to organizing your class notes, these apps are essential for freshman year.

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You Should Play: Max Gentlemen

Victorian-era musclemen burst through their shirts and stack hats in this weird, charming free mobile game.

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Hands-on with Swing Copters, the Flappy Bird creator's vertical (and very frustrating) new game

Is it another smash hit, or does this one-tap successor crash and burn?

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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.

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