Don't-Miss Stories

App Guide: iPhone and iPad restaurant finders

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If you're looking for a tasty bite this weekend, these iOS apps can point you in the right direction.

TransFire XP for iPhone

TransFire XP is meant to simplify chatting between you and your friends who speak other languages. Unfortunately, however, the app is uniformly awful.

App Guide: Great iOS books for kids

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We're pretty sure some of our favorite iOS-optimized children's books will appeal to your budding bibliophile.

Wunderkit for iPhone

This mobile productivity tool succeeds where so many rival apps fail by recognizing the realities of the workplace -- that few of us work alone and that not every task needs to be performed on an iPhone.

App Guide: iOS game sequels

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With these versions of popular iPhone and iPad games, you'll find that the third time really is the charm.

ChannelCaster for iPhone and iPad

This news aggregator for the iPhone and iPad has a way to go before it matches the best apps in this category. But a recent update introduced some key improvements.

Team Stream for iPhone and iPad

Both the iPad and iPhone versions of the sports news app from Bleacher Report have a few flaws, but they also offer convenience, helping sports fans keep up with their favorite teams on their iOS devices without subscribing to a bunch of RSS or Twitter feeds.

Backgammon NJ and FaceMe Backgammon for iPhone and iPad

Kirk McElhearn has tried out a number of iOS backgammon apps. But only Backgammon NJ and FaceMe Backgammon stand out from the crowd.

Adventure Bar Story for iPhone

If you're thrilled by the prospect of optimizing cutlery for both the kitchen and the battlefield, this role-playing game may appeal to you. Others may be put off by its awkward control scheme and quirks.

App Guide: Streaming sports video apps for iOS

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For some sporting events, the best seat in the house may be your iPhone or iPad. These apps can beam live sports action to your iOS device.