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App Guide: Baseball history apps for iOS

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To appreciate baseball's present, you need to study its past, whether it's reading up on the game's greats or looking up old games. These iOS apps can help.

App Guide: iOS apps for Independence Day

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Spend July 4 with some iPhone and iPad offerings that showcase the people, places, and ideas that represent some of the best things about America.

Podcasts for iPhone and iPad

People new to podcasting will find this podcast manager from Apple useful and relatively easy to operate. But with its occasionally quirky interface and lack of features such as iTunes and subscription syncing, Podcasts is only a modestly capable first step.

iHome iD9 is an affordable, simple, and capable speaker dock

The iD9 is a fairly simple speaker dock for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod, and its price reflects that. But the iD9 sounds good for the money.

App Guide: Extreme sports games for iOS

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ESPN's X Games may have wrapped up for another year, but you can always make like a daredevil from the relative safety of your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad with these extreme games.

Pocket Planes for iPhone and iPad

This casual airline sim offers plenty of charm, but you need a lot of patience -- or some hefty in-app purchases -- to build up your fleet of planes.

App Guide: Shakespeare apps for iOS

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The poet of them all who will start them simply raving is the poet that they call the Bard of Stratford-on-Avon. And these apps can help you enjoy his plays and sonnets.

App Guide: iOS rollercoaster simulators

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Life is full of ups and downs. These iOS roller-coaster simulators can help you enjoy every twist and turn.

Mole Kingdom for iPhone and iPad

This simulation game -- in which you build out an underground kingdom -- suffers from sluggish pacing and slow-in-coming rewards.

Temple Run: Brave for iPhone and iPad

If you've played Temple Run, you'll be very familiar with this Brave-themed version of the endless action game.