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The Week in iOS Apps: Help the blind with Be My Eyes, laugh at Funny or Die's weather app, and more

This week's roundup includes a brand-new way for sighted folks to help the blind. Plus games, music, a bunch of app updates from Google, and more.

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The Week in iOS Apps: The Princess Bride becomes a game

As you wish: The Princess Bride is now an interactive game on the iPhone and iPad. Plus apps for news, getting organized, and more

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App Store broke its sales record on New Year’s Day

Because there's no better way to start off a new year than with a ton of new apps.

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Threes!, Elevate, and Taylor Swift dominate iTunes Best of 2014

Apple picks the year's top apps, games, music, and more.

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Apple's Black Friday offer: iTunes Store gift cards with purchase, to benefit (RED)

Buy a gift and get a gift card, and Apple will donate to the Global Fund too. But it's one day only, Black Friday.

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Podcast: Thanks, Apple

Chris Breen and Susie Ochs give thanks for Apple's philanthropy, helpful user comments, and a whole lot of great apps.

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Apple’s Black Friday deal: Donations to (RED) AIDS nonprofit with purchase

Apple never offers steep discounts to spur holiday shopping, but this year the company is offering a side of philanthropy with your Black Friday purchases.

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Apple strikes App Store deal with UnionPay, China's massive bank card provider

Apple's App Store will now accept UnionPay, China's only domestic banking card provider

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What's to be done about iTunes? Tweak? Strip? Split?

Each iteration of iTunes invites the question: How else might this be done? Chris Breen ponders the possibilities.