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Why ComiXology ditched Apple's in-app purchase system

The maker of the digital comics reader has taken heat for removing in-app purchases from its iOS app. But if you look at things from ComiXology's perspective, the move makes sense.

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Why Apple should open up the iOS sandbox

Restricting communications between apps might help keep iOS stable and secure. But it's also getting in the way of making the iPhone and iPad the powerful computing platforms they could be.

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Automatic looks to fuel you with data for driving more efficiently

We go for a test drive with a $100 gadget that plugs into a computer socket on your car and sends data about your driving habits to your iPhone or Android device.

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Pinterest launches Guided Search to navigate you through its 30 billion pins

This mobile-first tool makes search more like discovery.

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This Week in iOS Apps: Unlimited coffee!

This week's roundup of apps includes ways to buy coffee, plant your garden, plan your tasks, and call a cab. Oh, and everybody's favorite web-slinger makes an appearance, too.

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4 Office for iPad alternatives

You need an Office 365 subscription to unlock the full power of Office for iPad. Not ready to commit? These all-in-one office apps can still get you by.

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You Should Play: Monument Valley

This Escher-inspired perception puzzle game feels measured, polished, and perfectly thought-out.

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Hands-on with Flickr 3.0, with new features that make Flickr cool again

With better search and a beautifully designed new layout, Flickr is clearly putting the emphasis on its community of incredible photographers.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Play ball!

This week's roundup of new and updates apps includes stuff for baseball fans, foodies, and lovers of 'Duck Dynasty.' There's something for everyone.

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You Should Play: Sometimes You Die

Jump through obstacles and complete puzzles by, well, dying. But strategically.

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