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Our favorite iOS Apps, April edition

What iOS apps are Macworld's staffers loving this month? Fantastical games, music recording devices, and more. Check in with Chris Breen, Serenity Caldwell, and the rest of the crew.

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Hider 2 review: Create a secure digital hidey-hole on your Mac

Hider 2 isn't a perfect solution for securing your data, but it will likely suit the needs of the average non-spy.

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Checkmark 2 reminds you to do that thing at the place

Reminder apps are everywhere, but Snowman's Checkmark 2 one ups Apple's own reminder system with powerful location-based reminders and more. It's Senior Editor Dan Moren's staff pick of the week.

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Staff Picks: GV Mobile + classes up Google Voice on iOS

While Google has its own stagnant Google Voice client for iOS, GV Mobile + is a far superior offering, and it's Macworld senior editor Dan Moren's Staff Pick this week.

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Paper review: FiftyThree's sketching app gets iOS 7 update, dots, and brush sizes

Macworld associate editor Serenity Caldwell spent an afternoon sketching with FiftyThree's new Paper 1.6.1 update. Here's what she likes (and what still needs work).

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Sky Guide for iOS invites you to gaze at the stars

You don't have to be an expert stargazer to enjoy the night sky thanks to Sky Guide: It's a beautifully constructed app to help you find the stars, satellites, planets, and constellations above your head.

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Lyne review: Sit back and relax with this iOS game

Got enough stress in your life? Looking for a nice game to help you relax? Lyne is a puzzle game catering to stressed-out iOS gaming fans.

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Our favorite iOS apps, March edition

What iOS apps are Macworld's staffers loving this month? Check in with Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and the rest of the crew.

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PCalc 3 review: Standout iOS calculator gains programmability and polish

The basic Calculator app is good for simple calculations, but if it’s a full-featured scientific calculator you want, there’s no better app than PCalc.

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Bring your studio home with Pocket Yoga

If you play contact sports or sit at a desk all day, you're going to need some stretching time. Pocket Yoga is a beautiful little app for that and more.

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Hype 2.5 review: Tumult's 'love letter' update to its users is a triumph

Hype's latest update makes an already fantastic piece of software downright essential for those interested in building complex, scaling HTML5 animations but don't have HTML, CSS, or Javascript expertise.

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Forget Flappy Bird, you want to play Threes

In this week's Staff Picks column, learn why the iOS game Threes is associate editor Serenity Caldwell's new favorite time-sink.

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SwiftKey Note review: Awesomely fast typing, but limited to just one app

This note-taking app has a super smart predictive keyboard and syncs with Evernote.

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Whatever the weather, Dark Sky 4.0 has you covered

After eight months without a major update, the Dark Sky Company's weather app is back and better than ever.

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Luxi review: Let your iPhone double as your camera's light meter

iPhone light meter app does what standard gadgets can do in calibrating the light on your subject to suggest the best settings for your shot.