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Get creative with these iOS apps

The App Store is teeming with mobile offerings designed to kick-start your creative muse, so we've created app collections aimed at designers, illustrators, and photographers.

iDevice releases iGrill Bluetooth kitchen thermometer

iDevices's iGrill is a Bluetooth-enabled thermometer that communicates with an app on your iOS device, keeping you updated on the temperature of your food, while freeing you from the confines of your kitchen when you cook.

Tap Tap Tap announces Voices 2, Camera+ update

After a long silence, Tap Tap Tap is back with two big app announcements. The first is a major new version of Voices, its app for recording your voice and applying fun effects. The second is news about Camera+, the company's popular camera and photo effect app.

Word Lens translates text with your iPhone camera

This clever new app uses the camera on a recent iPhone or fourth-generation iPod touch to translate printed text in real time. Only English and Spanish are supported for the app's launch, but there is a lot of potential here.

Jawbone releases Thoughts for iPhone

Jawbone, the company behind the Icon and the Jambox, has released its first iPhone app--an audio-snippet sharing tool called Thoughts.

App Guide: Hanukkah apps

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A handful of Hanukkah apps celebrate the festival of lights.

Virgin releases iPad-only magazine, Project

At a New York City press conference Tuesday, Virgin CEO Richard Branson and his editorial team showed off Virgin’s new digital publication for the iPad.

App collection: Ski season

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A collection of ski- and snowboard-themed iPhone apps.

eBay Mobile 2.0 adds and refines search options

eBay has updated its mobile application with new search-based features to make it easier to buy and sell on the auction-based Website.

My Own Diary HD adds voice, mapping features

My Own Diary HD is updated to include voice recording and geotagging, along with more emoticons and improved usability for the iPad app.

Food Network cooks up recipe app for iPhone

In The Kitchen offers 45,000 step-by-step recipes from famous Food Network stars like Paula Deen and Guy Fieri.

Muji releases new productivity apps for iPad

Japanese retail company, Muji, has released three new productivity apps for the iPad: Muji Calendar, a scheduler app; Muji Notebook, a notebook app; and Muji to Go, a travel assistance app.

Martha Stewart to release holiday cookie-baking app

Martha Stewart has teamed up with Callaway Digital Arts to release Martha Stewart Makes Cookies for iPad, an app that—you guessed it—teaches you how to make delicious homemade cookies.

GooTasks 4.0 brings Google Tasks to iPad, new interface

A major update to this client for Google Tasks brings a redesigned, more intuitive interface, a secure connection at all times, and a universal version for iPhone and now iPad as well.

AT&T targets voters with VoterHub iPhone app

AT&T's new free VoterHub app helps users register to vote, find the closest polling locations, and know who will be on the ballot before they get there.