Don't-Miss iOS Stories

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How Fancred is challenging Facebook for your sports fandom

With a revamped profile and gamification, the sports-focused social network aims to undercut its major-league rivals.

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Carpooling, a European ride-share service, rolls in to America

The app lets people request rides for trips longer than your typical Uber or Lyft.

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You Should Play: Challenging platformer Bean Dreams forces you to think strategically

Don't let this game's super-adorable protagonist fool you into thinking it will be an easy win.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Play music from Notification Center, order takeout, and more

This week's roundup of apps includes great new ways to order food—or just think about it—and new options for playing your tunes. Plus, games and project organizing apps, as well.

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Google for iOS updated with Material Design, better search tools, and more

Google's catch-all search and info app for iOS gets a major design overhaul to make it look more in sync with other Google apps.

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Five apps to help with your holiday shopping

Take these apps with you to the mall to save big.

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Apple and IBM reveal 10 iOS apps that aim to change the way you work

Apple and IBM are combining design and data analysis to create a new suite of enterprise tools for every industry from air travel to government.

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Bop.fm delivers almost ad-free, a la carte music streaming on the go

It may sound too good to be true, but startup Bop.fm says their music aggregation service for Apple iOS can pull in the best of what other paid services have to offer.

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You Should Play: The Banner Saga delivers epic role-playing in a bleak-but-beautiful fantasy world

Recent Mac favorite from ex-BioWare vets makes the leap to iPad and iPhone for engrossing on-the-go action.

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Are the recent free Star Wars games worth your time (and money)?

Disney and DeNA explore different styles of strategy gameplay with their latest licensed freemium games. We explore both.

Firefox is headed to iOS, browser restrictions be damned

After years of vowing not to bring Firefox to the iPhone and iPad, Mozilla is changing its tune--and is presumably willing to work with Apple's rules.

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Keep your brain sharp with these five iOS apps

Brain-training apps keep your mind active and are pretty fun to boot.

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Call of Duty: Heroes is about rote strategy, not shooting

This free-to-play iOS offering feels more like Clash of Clans than Call of Duty.