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The Macalope: Repeat performance

Henry Blodget wants to explain to you how it's Windows versus the Mac all over again. Again.

Ride the rails with Pocket Trains

iOS and Android device owners can become a railroad tycoon with this fun empire-building causal game.

Apple Store iPad app makes long-awaited debut

It's been almost three and a half years since Apple released an Apple Store app for the iPhone; naturally, it's about time for an iPad version.

The Macalope Weekly: Hard lessons to learn

The Macalope tells Samsung we're not buying its "aw, shucks" shtick and puts the tough love on some pundits.

BlackBerry Messenger now available for the iPad and iPod

Thursday’s update makes the app available on a wider range of devices and also brings more options for finding friends through the service.

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Gmail iOS app gets better navigation, message handling on iPads

Now, when holding the iPad in landscape mode, the Gmail app displays a new vertical navigation bar in the left side of the screen.

Pocket 5.0's dynamic story prioritization feature is a real Highlight

Read-it-later service Pocket now sorts your stories by length and popularity, making it easier to power through your reading list.

The Week in iOS Apps: Sci-fi and fantasy

This week's roundup of new and updated apps features new entries from the Star Wars and Lord of the Rings franchises. Need we say more?

The Macalope: Stories we tell

Who wants to hear a good story about Apple? Well, sorry, the Macalope only has dumb ones today.

Sprite Kit, GLKit, and Scene Kit: How Apple is shaping game development

Despite a seemingly endless stream of great games hitting iOS and OS X, the folks from Cupertino keep pushing new technologies into their operating systems to make game development even easier.