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Uber slashes prices in 48 cities to brighten the winter blues

It's going to get cheaper to take an Uber ride in 48 cities across the U.S. this winter, and that's a good thing for both customers and drivers, Uber says.

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Four apps (and some audio recordings) to help you get a better night’s sleep

If you just got back from CES – or are exhausted from reading about it – use these apps to unwind this weekend.

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App Store broke its sales record on New Year’s Day

Because there's no better way to start off a new year than with a ton of new apps.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Square Cash's latest update, Under Armour's new fitness app, and more

This week's roundup brings you apps for all kinds of activities—spooky sci-fi games, staying in touch with the outside world, and getting into shape.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Tools for budgeting, social media, podcasts, entertainment, and more

This week’s roundup of new Mac apps comes with a great selection of everything you need to start the new year the right way, from helping you stick with your resolutions, to keeping track of what’s happening in your social media circles—with a little entertainment thrown in for good measure.

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Freemium Field Test: Peggle Blast adds too many barriers to PopCap's classic peg-popping game

It's Peggle, it's one-handed, and it's free, but new twists and frequent prompts to spend only sour the enjoyable core experience.

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Relive your favorite stories from 2014 with storytelling app Storehouse

Storehouse takes your photos, videos, and memories and helps you compile them into beautiful, shareable stories.

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Themeboard shines a light on everything good (and bad) about third-party keyboards

Despite Apple's limited keyboard API, the team behind Themeboard is dedicated to bringing a customizable keyboard experience to iOS.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Math, virtual vet, and a few beats

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find software that helps you make calculations, handle math problems, play (animal) doctor, and even scratch a few vinyls.

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10 apps to help you win New Year’s Eve

Going out? You'll need our NYE app survival guide.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Starter apps for your new iOS device

Did you get a new iPhone or iPad for the holidays? Here are some of our favorite apps for getting started with your new device. Games, video, productivity, and reading: We've got it all.

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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.