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Our Favorite iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Now that the slow, languid summer months are far behind us, we’re finally starting to see some major advancement in the app world. Whether it’s a brand new payment system from the ubiquitous Square or something beautiful simply for beauty’s sake, there…

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Our Favorite iOS, Android, and Windows Phone Apps of the Week

Hello! You might notice that Apps of the Week looks a little different this week. You might also have noticed that our usual App of the Day posts were conspicuously absent. Things are changing, and we’re replacing App of the Day with a new, improved, …

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How to Trick iOS 7 Into Letting You Hide Apple’s Annoying Default Apps

Be honest: when was the last time you opened your iPhone’s Stocks app? Yeah, us neither. Everyone has their own habits when it comes to iOS apps, and fortunately, YouTube user macmixing has posted a wonderful little hack that lets you get rid of any …

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How Different Your Favorite Apps Look in iOS 7 (Updating)

All that chatter about the death of skeuomorphism and the rise of flat design, iOS 7 is finally here. It’s got a new look, which means your apps do, too. We’re compiling all of your favorite apps in both their old and updated forms so you can see exa…

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Apple Offers ‘Last Compatible Versions’ of iOS Apps for Ageing Devices

With iOS 7 due to land tomorrow, Apple seems to have decided to look after users with ageing hardware, too. It now offers a ‘last compatible version’ of iOS apps if you attempt to download an app not supported by your current firmware.Read more…

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iPad Apps of the Week: Path, Ping, and More

Even when an app is technically functional on both phone and tablets, it’s hard to deny the fact that some of them just look so much better in big, beautiful form. This week’s set of iPad apps are all great sure, but the small screen just don’t do ’em…

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iPhone Apps of the Week: CARROT Alarm, Ping, and More

It may not be official, but with the start of September, summer is pretty much out the door. No one likes to see those sunny days fall by the wayside, so we’re sure there was a bit of gloom hanging over the workweek. Fortunately, we’ve got a whole sle…

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Ping for iOS: A Mobile Email Experience That’s More Like Texting

Every other startup out there is trying to become the new big thing in email, but what we get more often than not is a bunch of half-baked tweaks that sound nice on paper but don’t really do all that much to change the experience. Ping, however, actua…

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Push Launcher for iOS: Access Your Go-to Apps in One Easy Location

Now, there’s only so much you can really do as far as shortcuts go on an (non-jailbroken) iPhone. But if you’re set in your ways and still want some of the saved seconds a neat and tidy app launcher could afford you, Push Launcher is about as close as…

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Blackbar for iOS: Your Very Own PRISM-Like Sci-Fi Adventure Put to Text

With most of the documents released by the NSA being an exercise in fitting as few letters as possible between strings of black bars, it’s no wonder that a whole slew of [Redacted]-oriented games have been cropping up. The newest comes in the form of a…

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