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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.

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Apple announces 'Best of 2013' iTunes winners

As 2013 comes to a close, Apple has released its yearly 'best-of' list of iTunes content, setting forth what it believes are the best songs, movies, TV shows, books, and apps of the last twelve months.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Grand Theft Angry Birds

Two of the most popular game franchises in the world have fresh offerings this week. Plus, apps for listening to podcasts and writing, and updates to all your favorite social media apps.

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Giving the gift of digital downloads

Whether it's a last-minute gift or something you've been planning to give for a while, online stores are a great source for digital presents during the holidays -- if you know where to look.

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Fleksy brings alternate keyboard to several popular iOS apps

There's a new keyboard in town, as startup Fleksy brings a new way to enter text into iOS apps like Launch Center Pro and Wordbox.

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Smartphone photo tips for the holidays

'Tis the season for photos of holiday feasts, opening presents, and lots and lots of lights. Here's how to snap great-looking holiday shots with a cell phone.

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Apple's holiday giveaway app now available to U.S. customers

Apple's 12 Days of Christmas giveaway app is back for 2013—and can finally bring some holiday cheer to iTunes users in America.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Voyage in the third (and a half) dimension

This week's Mac app roundup opens up your Mac to the wonderful world of fractals as well as helping you organize and manipulate your images, keep an eye on your personal finances, and even design your backyard.

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For the love of Richard Simmons, stand up while you read this!

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