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App Guide: TV cartoon apps for iOS

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With The Simpsons: Tapped Out making its triumphant return to the App Store, here are some other cartoon stars with iOS apps all their own.

Personal Capital for iPhone and iPad

iOS apps enhance the capabilities of a powerful online financial tool.

App Guide: Comic book-reading apps for iOS

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Comic-Con International is underway, and what better way to mark the occasion than with iPhone and iPad apps that let you read your favorite comic books?

Hands on: Next Issue all-you-can-read magazine iPad app

On Tuesday, Next Issue Media brings its all-you-can-read magazine app (previously only for Android tablets) to the iPad.

Toca Boca sets a standard for iOS apps for kids

Spend some time with the recently released Toca Trains -- or any one of the iPhone and iPad offerings from developer Toca Boca -- and you'll quickly see why the app maker has made a name for itself in the App Store.

Podcasts for iPhone and iPad

People new to podcasting will find this podcast manager from Apple useful and relatively easy to operate. But with its occasionally quirky interface and lack of features such as iTunes and subscription syncing, Podcasts is only a modestly capable first step.

Movie Genius Pro for iPhone

This app promises to recommend movies that match the plots and styles of other films you like. Whatever formula Movie Genius Pro is using to come up with its recommendations, it needs a lot more fiddling.

App Guide: iPad drawing apps

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These illustration apps for the iPad can help you take ideas in your head and put them on the page.

App Guide: Stock market trackers for iOS

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These apps can help you keep an eye on Wall Street no matter where you happen to be.

Monty Python: Holy Book of Days for iPad

This chronicle of the filming of Monty Python and the Holy Grail packs in an amazing amount of information that fans of Monty Python and movie-making will surely appreciate.

Marvel AR for iPhone and iPad

The Marvel AR app will appeal to comic book aficionados who enjoy looking behind-the-scenes for the comic production process and are immersed in the Marvel Universe.

Inspire Pro—Paint, Draw and Sketch

If you come from a traditional painting background, but are new to iPad art, this app’s simple workflow might be just what you are looking for.

Wigglehop for iPhone and iPad

If you're a frequent moviegoer, and especially if you regularly go to the movies with family or friends, Wigglehop is a standout app that makes it easy to plan your next cinematic excursion. And it's even easier to share that plan with others.