Don't-Miss Stories

SpellTower for iPhone and iPad

You build words from lettered tiles in SpellTower, a simple-looking word game that offers a fun amount of challenge in its different game modes.

App Guide: iOS astronomy apps

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If the Mars rover Curiosity has you thinking about the red planet, these iOS apps can give you a greater appreciation of the stars and planets.

Flick Champions World Edition for iPhone and iPad

If you've got Olympic fever, this fun sports game lets you enjoy some athletic glory with just the flick of a finger.

App Guide: iOS combat games

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If you're fixing for a fight, these iPhone and iPad games can help you enjoy the sting of battle.

Personal Capital for iPhone and iPad

iOS apps enhance the capabilities of a powerful online financial tool.

Solar for iPhone

Most weather apps add more features to get you to ditch the built-in iOS offering. Solar takes the opposite approach with a minimalist, but eye-catching use of color.

Bucketz for iPhone and iPad

There's a lot going on in this physics puzzler -- perhaps too much, in fact. The frenetic, fast-paced Bucketz feels more like an assault on your senses than a pleasant way to pass the time.

App Guide: Sesame Street iOS apps

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These apps may not be able to tell you how to get to Sesame Street, but they do feature some of your favorite characters from the children's TV show.

Find the best music identification app for iOS

Lots of apps can listen to ambient music and identify the song title and artist as well as provide other relevant info. But which one is the best? Brian Beam looks at the criteria that makes for a great iOS music identification app.

Cinemagram for iPhone

Cinemagram answers the burning question a fair number of folks between the ages of 8 and 28 have these days: How can I create those fancy animated GIFs of cute cat expressions like a professional?