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You Should Play: Four Letters gives you seconds to frantically string together short words

Tired of turn-based word games? This slick, speedy freebie is tense and satisfying.


9 apps to help you up your selfie game

Why do your friends’ selfies look so #flawless? Because they’re using these apps.


Freemium Field Test: Fast & Furious: Legacy delivers surprisingly solid cinematic street racing

It's simple in scope, but there's a lot of enjoyable action for fans of the action flick franchise.

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The best cross-platform writing apps for Mac and iOS

The best writing apps know what to leave behind when switching from a 21-inch-screen to a 9.7-inch one, and they do it without trampling over any of our individual writing styles and preferences.

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You Should Play: Solve a mystery in an epic game of whodunit in The Trace

Solve a string of murders in an immersive, 3D environment.

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First look: Office Lens scans documents and whiteboards into editable Office files

Microsoft's new iPhone app can capture paper documents, business cards, and even whiteboard sketches, and turn them into Word, PDF, and PowerPoint files.

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The plying game: An inside look at the voracious, insatiable world of App Store reviews

Developers understand the importance of a good App Store rating, but are they really worth all the trouble?

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Health care industry receives first mobile apps from Apple, IBM

The travel and insurance industries receive additional apps, bringing the total offered to 22

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The best iOS services for tackling your taxes

Still need to file your taxes? Let your iPad help. Here's the rundown of TurboTax, H&R Block, and TaxACT's offerings for iOS.

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First look: Todoist for iOS gets smarter and better-looking with new, free features

Version 10 of the popular to-do list app packs a slew of free features into a clean new package.

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Freemium Field Test: Angry Birds Stella Pop is a slick-but-typical bubble-bursting clone

Rovio doesn't even try to innovate, but at least it's an attractive take on this familiar genre.


The first Apple Watch apps have arrived, sort of

The Apple Watch won't launch until late April, but a couple dozen apps have already arrived.


You Should Play: Mr. Jump might just be the most difficult one-touch platformer on iOS

You’ll jump. You’ll die. You’ll die again. But Mr. Jump's ludicrously difficult gameplay will keep you coming back for more.