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Cruise with Ozobot, a tiny robot that races across your iPad

With four app-based games, this little bot is sure to spice up family game night.

on techhive.com

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Vellum review: App offers a sleeker way to build ebooks

Since the early days of the .epub and .mobi formats, writers and publishers have been trying to find a better way to make ebooks. 180g's new app, Vellum, offers the first glimpse of an easier approach, even if it's not all the way there yet.

Bumped Off: Bump and Flock to shut down this month

The mobile file-sharing apps will disappear on January 31. The move comes after Google bought Bump four months ago.

There's no Here there: Nokia pulls map app off iOS

Nokia says iOS 7 has harmed the user experience of its mapping app, but the company has show little appetite for keeping Here Maps up to date since its iOS debut more than a year ago.

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9 great apps for brand new iPhone owners

If the holiday season meant a new iPhone 5c or 5s for you, we can help you get started with nine terrific downloads from the App Store.

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10 great apps for your new iPad Air or iPad mini

That new iPad you got for the holidays will seem a little barren until you start adding some apps. We can tell you what you should download.

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My weekend without the iPad

In less than four years, the iPad has gone from being nonexistent to being an indispensable sidekick. Here's what Joel Mathis found when he went a weekend without his tablet.

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5 apps that ease your commute

Steer clear of traffic snarls, overcrowded trains, and more with these tools.

on pcworld.com

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Should Apple ban in-app review reminders from the App Store?

Sparked by a spate of blog posts, a lively discussion has kept Apple bloggers and developers busy for the last few weeks: Should Apple forbid developers from soliciting reviews for their software with in-app popups?

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Hands-on: Cut the Rope 2 for iOS brings new challenges, friends, and candy

This classic physics-based puzzler gets an overhaul with 120 new levels and a fresh look.