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Hanx Writer brings 1940s typewriter technology to the iPad, and nails it

It's a typewriter, on the iPad, brought to you by Tom Hanks. Enough said.

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Party of two: 4 slightly cheesy but still endearing apps for couples

A wave of new, exclusive social networks is here, designed just for you and your significant other.

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SwiftKey reveals details about its iOS 8 keyboard

SwiftKey Keyboard will look a lot like its Android counterpart, but with a distinctly iOS feel.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Suspension of disbelief

In this week’s roundup of new and updated Mac apps, we bring you ways to keep your drive clean, draw like a pro, and finally finish that movie you’ve always dreamt of writing.

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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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7 dictionary and reference apps that are not just for students

These wiki-tools, thesauruses, and word games make awesome tools for use inside and out of the classroom.

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Perfect party games for your next bash

What's a party without a good game? Heads Up! and SnapDare are sure to bring big laughs.

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The Week in iOS Apps: A good investment?

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps includes an app that 'invests your loose change' into a diversified portfolio. Plus: apps for gamers, art fans, sports lovers and more.

Instagram's Hyperlapse turns your videos into gorgeous time-lapses

Hyperlapse makes this high-tech special effect easy to produce and share.

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First look: Valiant Hearts for iOS explores World War I's human side via puzzles, love letters, and cartoon visuals

Ubisoft's new iOS game shuns intense violence and killing for an uncommon war adventure.

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The Week in Mac Apps: At school with Fido in the cloud

This week’s Mac app roundup is an eclectic collection of software that can help you learn new words, type them more quickly, keep an eye on your best friend, and even get you in the cloud--without worrying about privacy storms.

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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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New page on Apple's website explains common reasons for App Store rejection

A new summary page provides a clear, concise overview of why Apple rejects apps from the App Store.

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You Should Play: Godus

Play as a deity, expand your following, and build new civilizations in this intriguing game.

on techhive.com

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BioShock, one of the best shooters of all time, hits iOS -- and it's still great

Hardware-centric tweaks aside, this is the full, classic experience. Just play with a controller if you can.