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The Week in Mac Apps: At the desk

In this week’s roundup, you’ll find a few apps designed to help you ease back into your school days, whether being a student is your full-time job or just a part of it.

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Mojang on Minecraft: Pocket Edition's evolution into a mobile juggernaut

The developers of the LEGO-like smash discuss the bite-sized version's rise from an inauspicious start to phone and tablet glory.

on techhive.com

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Now you can book a table and pay for your meal with OpenTable’s app

OpenTable wants to be a one-stop shop for your dining needs, stopping just short of cooking the food and pouring the wine.

on techhive.com

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You Should Play: Total War Battles: Shogun

Total War Battles: Shogun is a beautiful game, with exceptionally detailed units, fully realized 3D environments, and clean, intuitive interfaces.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Get organized

This week's roundup of cool new (and updated) iOS apps includes at least three different ways to set your calendar and track your progress. If you aren't organized after today, it's not our fault.

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Need to get away? Flight Tonight handles last-minute booking with a few taps

Need to take a vacation, like, right now? This app helps you make plans fast.

on techhive.com

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Get your Guardians of the Galaxy fix with these 6 apps

If you're buzzing about Marvel's latest blockbuster film, these apps and games can help you dig deeper and savor the comic goodness.

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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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Texting apps for business users

End-to-end encryption, forensic wiping, and other features make these texting tools ready for professional use.

on pcworld.com

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The Week in Mac Apps: Grab bag

From keeping your files safe to making sure that your servers are doing their jobs, this week’s roundup of new Mac apps brings you a veritable cornucopia of goodies for your Mac.

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Five timers just for meditation

Use these apps to track your time while meditating -- without any overwhelming distractions.

on techhive.com

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You Should Play: Broken Age

This whimsical tale of two teens in extraordinary situations is a pleasant treat.

on techhive.com

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The Week in iOS Apps: Jazz greats

This week's roundup of new apps includes a celebration of Blue Note, one of the greatest labels in jazz--or music--history. But if that's too heady for you, we've also got Sharknado.