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The Week in Mac Apps: Study time

This week's roundup comes with an app that helps you draw charts without knowing an iota about math--which may come in handy when another program we feature tells you that you’re late delivering that paper your promised your prof two weeks ago.

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Brush up on classic literature with these immersive apps

Audio, video, and interactive content bring new dimensions to literary favorites.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Revolution, too!

The game Civilization Revolution is back on iOS with a sequel. Other apps let you compare wines, get shopping deals, and better organize your photos.

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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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Putting pocket breathalyzers to the test

We look at a trio of smartphone accessories aimed at alerting you when you've had one too many. But which device came out on top?

App: The Human Story

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This documentary about the app revolution kicked off by the release of the iPhone App Store in 2008 looks to be a winner, and it's just launched a Kickstarter campaign. The trailer features people such as John Gruber, Craig Hockenberry, Adam Lisagor, Jessie Char, and our own Jason Snell.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Soundwaves

This week’s roundup comes with apps that know how to handle sound, a tool that helps you build puzzles, a new way to focus, and much more.

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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.

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You Should Play: Blek

Draw your own solution in this inventive touch-centric puzzler.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Sports, real and virtual

This week's roundup of new and updated apps includes ways to track the real Wimbledon championships and play the simulated Superbike World Championships. Plus, we have stuff for you non-sporting types out there, too.

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Use Beatwave for iOS to help launch your DJ career

...but maybe you should keep your day job. You know, just in case.

App Invasion: Use Beatwave for iOS to help launch your DJ career

...but maybe you should keep your day job. You know, just in case.

Anova Precision Cooker makes sous vide cooking a snap

Even if you've never head of sous vide before, you'll like how easy the Anova is to use and how delicious its recipes are.

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Watch an ad, see a show with Amazon's Instant Video update

The iOS app now lets you watch the first episode of selected programs -- including HBO shows recently add to Amazon Prime -- if you're willing to sit through commercials.

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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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