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Readability app rejection adds to subscription debate

Readability's new iOS app has been rejected from the App Store for failing to comply with Apple's new in-app subscriptions policy.

Google continues iPhone releases with Google Translate

Google's fourth new iOS app in as many months, Google Translate allows you to speak a word or phrase in one language and translate it to another.

iPad App Store gets search filter, improves reinstalling

Apple has quietly added a couple of handy features to the iPad App Store, including new filters to focus your search results and a better indication that you have previously purchased an app.

Articles 2.0 for iPhone gets tighter Wikipedia support, maps

A major upgrade to this feature-packed and unique Wikipedia client brings tighter integration with the site, the ability to search for text in the current article, and more.

Ancestry.com updates app with iPad optimization

Ancestry.com's iPhone app -- which lets you carry your family tree around in your pocket -- has been updated with new features that include iPad optimization.

Expo Notes: Grocery Chatter finds best supermarket deals

Flixoft, the developers behind Grocery Gadget, will soon release Grocery Chatter. The app will help you find the best prices at local supermarkets.

Amazon Deals app keeps you up to date on latest deals

The Amazon Deals app lets you check the availability of current offers, schedule reminders, and purchase Amazon Lightening Deals and Gold Box Deals of the Day.

Layar 4.0 brings interactive features, new interface

A major 4.0 upgrade to this clever location-based augmented reality app brings a more polished information display, camera stabilization, and interactive games.

Localscope puts local services at your fingertips

A stylish new "what's around me?" utility lets you chose between services like Google, Bing, Twitter, and others for searching around your area.

Apple boots WikiLeaks app from App Store

Apple on Monday pulled an iPhone app from the App Store that let users read secret U.S. diplomatic cables published by WikiLeaks and follow the controversial organization's Twitter feed.

Amazon's Price Check lets you scan, snap, and speak to search

Price Check by Amazon is a new utility that makes it easy to look up an item and make sure you're getting the best possible deal.

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.

Frenzapp helps you discover, share iOS apps via Facebook

Powered by Facebook, Frenzapp lets you share your favorite apps with friends, and can automatically discover the apps you use. The app employs some clever tricks to avoid problems with App Store policies, so Macworld spoke with company founder Erwan Macé to discover Frenzapp's secret sauce.