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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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Keep up with every World Cup gooooooooooal with these soccer apps

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

on techhive.com

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Apple Maps search may get personal, and much better, thanks to Spotsetter

Apple has reportedly acquired Spotsetter, a social search and mapping startup, after the service said that it had closed down.

on pcworld.com

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8 more features we want Apple to 'borrow' for iOS

We recently identified five features in iOS 8 that were cribbed from Android, but why stop there? Apple should nab these others too.

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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.

on techhive.com

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Much more than mixology apps

There are 8500 apps that promise you 8500 cocktail recipes. Yawn. These aren’t them.

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You Should Play: Another Case Solved

A tile-matching puzzle game with hours of playability.

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Any.do launches web client that syncs with your mobile app

Because managing your to-do lists is more fun from multiple devices.

on techhive.com

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Apple and Google agree to drop all patent suits

The deal will see the two work toward patent reform, they said

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You Should Play: Flappy Golf

Use the "flappy" mechanic to move a ball around fantastical 2D golf courses in this surprisingly stellar game.

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Six helpful apps for cleaning your disgusting house

Sure, sure, you want a clean house. You try. You can handle the immediate mess when you see it; it’s just hard to keep up with on a regular basis. These apps can help you keep everything orderly.

on techhive.com

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You Should Play: Smash Hit

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

on techhive.com

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Automatic looks to fuel you with data for driving more efficiently

We go for a test drive with a $100 gadget that plugs into a computer socket on your car and sends data about your driving habits to your iPhone or Android device.

on techhive.com

Google had secret pact with Samsung over some Apple patent claims

Google took over the defense of some of Samsung's case and agreed to cover some costs.

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You Should Play: Lost Light

Lost Light is a surprisingly challenging arithmetic puzzler. It’s compelling as both a game and a work of (Disney) art.

on techhive.com