Don't-Miss iOS App Stories

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Swipe down to play these four Notification Center games

True, these aren't the most complicated games, but for a quick-play distraction, they may just fit the bill.

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Alternatives to Apple’s iOS Music app

Apple’s Music app feels like overkill for simply playing your iPhone’s music library. These apps do a better job.

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Tweetbot 4 for iOS review: Twitter client adds split-view, activity monitor, other improvements

The latest update for this Twitter client brings it back into closer alignment with Twitter's site, but it continues to have its own excellent approach.

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SoundShare review: A social network for you and your music-loving friends

Find out what your friends are listening to and get quick access to a shared playlist.

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Plex 4.0 for iOS review: A “free” personal media player worth paying for

Plex for iOS turns digital media into a secure personal cloud viewable from anywhere there’s an Internet connection (or offline, with a paid subscription).

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Hands on with Apple's 'Move to iOS' Android app

Apple's first Android app makes it relatively painless to transfer you data to an iPhone or iPad.

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Organizer review: Incorrect photo metadata meets its match

Organizer helps keep your iCloud Photo Library tidy by enabling date, time, and location data adjustments not possible with Apple Photos on iOS.

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Review: Skype 6.0 for iOS brings renewed focus to a venerable communication app

It may no longer be the wonder child of yore, but this old dog still has a few tricks up its sleeve.

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Status Board 2 review: Update iPad dashboard app still has a sea of untapped potential

This status display app looks great on an iPad or projected onto an HDTV screen

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The best camera apps for iOS

The App Store is teeming with apps for shutterbugs, and filtering through all of them can be harder than capturing a clear photo of Bigfoot. So we put the best, most buzzed-about camera apps to the test.

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VideoSoap review: Scrub noise out of Camera Roll videos in a single tap

Cleans, enhances, and boosts the audio track on iPhone videos.

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TVibes review: Choose the audience for your personal mobile TV station

An easy way to share videos with a specific audience, but only if they install the app and also have a Facebook account.

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5 podcatcher apps to replace nearly dead Instacast

A once-popular iOS podcast client is going away. We round up alternatives including Overcast, Downcast, Castro, Pocket Casts, and Apple's own Podcasts app.


Teach your kids (and yourself!) how to code with these iPad apps

Even elementary-age school children can learn programming principles with these clever games and tools.

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Adobe Comp CC review: Quickly sketch out InDesign drafts on an iPad

Now print and web designers have a Creative Cloud-compatible iPad app just for them.