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The Week in iOS Apps: Child's play!

This week's roundup of iOS apps offers treats for your belly, with new and updated apps from Food Network and the late, great Julia Child.

NCR Silver joins crowd of iOS-based sales systems

NCR Silver debuted this week, a new service that lets merchants ring up sales on iPads and iPhones, then track and analyze their sales data at the end of the day.

Remains of the Day: Hot and cold

AT&T may add an uncool fee for iPhone users; Apple may relent and make certain hot iOS 6 features work with the iPhone 3GS; and a couple of former Apple execs have warmed up to new companies.

TechHive: Pillboxie for iOS ideal for tracking medication

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If you like keeping track of your medicine, you should absolutely get this app.

Smule takes the wraps off AutoRap

The latest app from the music-app gurus at Smule turns your spoken words into rap music.

Dropbox support comes to Western Digital mobile backup app

Western Digital has added Dropbox support to its WD 2go mobile app, allowing customers to shuffle batches of files between their 'personal cloud', mobile devices, and the popular cloud storage service.

TechHive: The iPad for musicians

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While the iPad isn't cheap, the incredibly low price of its apps compared to PC or Mac software puts far more power in the hands of the average cash-challenged musician than ever before.

Weekly Wrap: iOS hacks, solar Bluetooth keyboards, and Mountain Lion prep

A Russian hacker helped users get in-app purchases for free. A solar-powered Bluetooth keyboard can switch between devices. And Mountain Lion's ready to roar, so we offered advice on getting your Mac ready. In case you missed those or other big stories from the past week, here’s your chance to catch up with the Weekly Wrap.

Remains of the Day: Scare tactics

Apple's new category on the App Store should scare McDonald's and Starbucks, Microsoft is running scared from Apple's vision of the future, and Samsung's trying to scare off jurors.

Square launches election fund-raising tool on iOS

Now campaigns can use the iPhone and iPad to collect campaign donations, and federally required information on their donors.

Hacker exploits iOS flaw for free in-app purchases

A Russian hacker has posted a hack that allows users to get in-app purchases without paying for them.

The Week in iOS Apps: Nom, nom, nom

Cookie Monster gets an app of his own, the creator of Angry Birds return with Amazing Alex, and the popular Tiny Wings game gets an update.

Remains of the Day: Death defying

CNet chronicles Netflix's near-death experience, The Daily may be on death's door, and one notable individual things many patents should die off.