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Vesper: Elegant Notes review: A pleasantly simple and useful note-taking iOS app

Vesper doesn't have a lot of features, but its simplicity makes it easy to focus on your note-taking instead of fussing with the app itself.

The Macalope Weekly: Holiday arguments

Must we argue during the holidays? Turns out, yes.

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5 apps that ease your commute

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

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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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Jool review: Jump and flip as a bird on the run

Rostlaub's game for iOS is a running platformer with gory death scenes and no real story. But it's oh so satisfying.

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How to create iOS ringtones

With a copy of Apple's GarageBand it's a cinch to create ringtones right on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

The Macalope: Free advice

"Free" as in "it can actually cost you."

The Macalope: Scandalous

An Apple conspiracy! That, well, ends up fixed. Kind of a letdown, really.

The Macalope Weekly: Truisms

Microsoft always wins! It's just one of many truisms in the technology arena, like the only way for Apple to get ahead in life is by buying high profile companies.

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iOS 7 is Apple's fastest growing mobile operating system

With over 500 million installs, Apple's latest mobile operating system is also its fastest growing ever. That's good news for both Apple and third-party developers.