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Google Play Music adds free, ad-supported radio in effort to lure subscribers

Human-curated playlists, the fruit of Google's acquisition of Songza, are part of the free offering that anyone can try.

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You Should Play: Brickies puts a fresh spin on the brick-breaker

Putting a timer on the classic brick-breaking genre is the shot in the arm it's needed.

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The best launcher apps for iOS

A good launcher app can vastly speed up many of the everyday tasks you do on your iPhone or iPad. But which ones are the best? (Hint: We love Launch Center Pro.)

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Uber driver deemed an employee by California Labor Commission

The company was ordered to reimburse a single driver $4,152, but the decision could completely blow up Uber's business model.

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Amazon may soon look to you for package delivery

Amazon has caught the crowdsourcing bug and wants to control its shipping costs with independent drivers.

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Fallout Shelter stays true to Fallout's spirit, but the gameplay is too slow

We had high hopes for Fallout’s first foray into iOS gaming, but this resource management game suffers for its repetitive gameplay and slow pacing.


Uber delivery service fails to get Apple, Starbucks onboard

The ride-sharing app wants to move into on-demand delivery, but logistical issues scared away two big would-be partners.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Diapositive brings Instagram to your desktop

This week's roundup of Mac apps brings you a friendly clock app, software that keeps an eye on your Mac while you're away, and a way to ensure that your data has a chance to leave your hard drive before your hard drive leaves you.

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You Should Play: Lost Within will scare the pants off of you (but play it anyways)

Lost Within is a survival horror game for the iPhone and iPad, set in an abandoned insane asylum—sounds typical, but it will still thoroughly creep you out.

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Facebook releases a separate app for private photo sharing

Moments will automatically detect people's friends in their smartphone camera roll.

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Instacast fans will have to find a new podcast app

Instacast, the popular Mac and iOS podcast player, is shutting down due to financial issues.

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Freemium Field Test: Jurassic World: The Game might leave your wallet dino-sore

Heavy on monetization but light on gameplay and appeal, this movie tie-in hardly justifies spending big.

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The Week in iOS Apps: No end of photo and weather offerings

This week's app roundup features new apps for editing your photos and tracking the weather. Yes, that's often true, but it's really true this week!

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With iOS 9, developers will be able to limit their apps to newer devices

New functionality means that devices like the iPad 2 and iPad mini will be blocked from installing certain apps