Don't-Miss iOS App Stories

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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.


Choosing the right launcher for your Mac

Keyboard-based launching utilities can be a real time saver, once you get the hang of them. Here's how four popular options (Launchbar, Alfred, Butler, and Quicksilver) stack up.

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Freemium Field Test: The grinding SimCity BuildIt emphasizes obstacles, not opportunities

This free-to-play take on the classic urban planning game has its moments, but they fade as the monotony builds.


You Should Play: Planet Quest blends music-based gameplay with alien abductions

Are you zapping up humans in your UFO or playing along to the beat? Both, actually, in this oddball iOS original.

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Nintendo making mobile games was inevitable, and it's good news for everyone

The move not only gives us real Nintendo games on iPhone and iPad, but also allows the company to bankroll its risky console bets.

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Hundreds of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to FREAK attacks

FireEye's findings highlight how even serious software flaws can take a long time to get fixed

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Location is the new hashtag: Yik Yak aims to be the next Twitter

Yik Yak's founders took the stage at SXSW to talk about Twitter, cyberbullying, and world domination.