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Podcast: Loving words and flappy birds

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and guest Greg Knauss talk about Greg's romance-themed iPhone app, the shocking revelation that Apple will release new products, iPhone games Flappy Bird and Threes, tech words we hate, and staying organized.

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch review: Octopi and suits don't mix, and that's the point

Octodad is a great gimmick that takes itself too seriously. But at least the theme song is amazing!

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Flappy Bird creator says he's removing the game from app stores tomorrow

Creator Dong Nguyen takes to Twitter, says "I cannot take this anymore."

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Robyn Miller: From Myst to The Immortal Augustus Gladstone

If, back in the day, you ever played Cyan's Myst or Riven, you'll want to tune in as one of its creators, Robyn Miller, joins in to talk about his past as rock-star game designer and present as independent filmmaker.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Hail Caesar!

Among this week's new and updated apps, we feature an offering designed to help you make the best Caesar salad ever. Really. Plus, games, social media, and more!

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The Week in Mac Apps: Bork, bork, bork

This week's Mac app roundup includes a way for your children to cook without messing up your kitchen, a tool that helps you become a better writer, and a few graphic apps that, judging by some of their features, may or may not be about to become self-aware.

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Cut the Rope 2 review: Polished but uninspired physics puzzle game for iOS

Cut the Rope was an incredibly successful iOS puzzle game. The sequel, however, barely makes the cut.

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The Week in iOS Apps: App-icurious

This week's roundup of iPhone and iPad apps includes a fresh update for a much-loved cooking app. Also featured: new apps for those who love photos, scheduling, studying, and their dogs.

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Clumsy Ninja review: Who knew that becoming a ninja could be so...meh

Clumsy Ninja looks great and its animation is impressive, but when a game's most exciting part is when you change the color of you ninja's shinobi shōzoku, there's a problem.