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You Should Play: Crossy Road is basically endless Frogger, and that's a very good thing

Wonderfully addictive while lacking freemium frustrations, it's an excellent game that costs exactly nothing.

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Keep your kids entertained over the holiday break with these 4 apps

Your kids are bored—these fun-yet-educational apps will keep them busy.

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Our favorite free iOS games of 2014

Free doesn't have to be frustrating—these games are pretty great, after all.

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10 apps for creating your own holiday traditions

Start some new -- or supplement some old -- holiday traditions with these festive apps.

Staying in touch: great ways to save, manage, and recover your iPhone contacts

Never lose touch with your contacts using these handy apps and services.

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The 20 best iOS games of 2014

Let’s look back on an amazing year of iPhone and iPad games well worth playing.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Presentations, gardening, and New Year's resolutions

The holidays are nearly here, as is a new helping of great apps for your Mac. In this week’s roundup, you’ll find tools for everything from making beautiful presentations to rendering great pictures—with a little chemistry thrown in for good measure.

The best flight tracking apps for iPhone and iPad

A flight tracker is a handy tool to keep in your app toolbox. Here are our picks for managing travel, handling airport pick-up duty, and for budding aviation enthusiasts.

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You Should Play: Micromon is the best Pokémon knock-off on the App Store

This shameless Pokémon clone is a well-made, enjoyable adventure game.

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The Week in iOS Apps: The latest from Google, MSN, and more

Some of the biggest names in the computer industry have new or fresh iOS apps available this week. Read on!

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The Week in Mac Apps: Flying contraptions, exercising muscles, and disk alarms

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find software that tells you when your disk is full, a great tool for exercising with scientific precision, and a game where putting together your own flying machines is almost as fun as smashing them to bits.

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Carpooling, a European ride-share service, rolls in to America

The app lets people request rides for trips longer than your typical Uber or Lyft.

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You Should Play: Challenging platformer Bean Dreams forces you to think strategically

Don't let this game's super-adorable protagonist fool you into thinking it will be an easy win.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Play music from Notification Center, order takeout, and more

This week's roundup of apps includes great new ways to order food—or just think about it—and new options for playing your tunes. Plus, games and project organizing apps, as well.