Don't-Miss iOS Stories

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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Three contact manager apps better than the one that came with your phone

These third-party apps add syncing, organizational and other features you won't find on the stock contact app that came with your phone.

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Twitter cofounder Biz Stone on Jelly’s spectacular failure and the yet-to-be-determined success of Super

At a SXSW session, Biz Stone explains why Jelly failed and how its demise made room for his next app, Super.

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Apple releases Apple Watch app with iOS 8.2 update

iOS 8.2 lets you explore the Apple Watch app before the Apple Watch is even available, and even includes a number of big fixes and Health app improvements.

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You Should Play: Rob your friends and protect your stash in King of Thieves

This challenging platformer-puzzler hybrid tasks you with stealing gold from built-in dungeons and dungeons designed by other players. The catch? Other players will steal from you, too.

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How developers are making apps for an Apple Watch they haven't seen yet

Early Apple Watch apps will be simple extensions of iPhone apps, but developers are chomping at the bit to add more features.

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FireChat's hashtags help festival-goers find the hottest spots at SXSW

The off-the-grid messaging app takes on Twitter to be South by Southwest's communication platform of choice.

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Haiku Deck’s Zuru is smart enough to build your presentation for you

Zuru analyzes your notes and turns them into a slide-based presentation on Haiku Deck’s platform, so you'll never have to use PowerPoint again.

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You Should Play: Alto's Adventure finds serenity in side-scrolling snow shredding

Beautiful new endless runner is as chill as the freshly fallen digital powder.