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The ABC Song is a game made up of mini games to teach children their ABCs. Each mini game offers players different ways to learn the alphabet and make connections between letters and objects that represent that letter. The ABC Song is compatible with...

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Doldo411 of Second City Network introduces us to the iPhone 6 in what he claims is the biggest leak in Apple history. Will you be line-waiting for this one next month?...

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If history is any indication, the Apple masses sometime in late September will begin lining up at Apple retail stores around the globe in order to get their hands on the iPhone 6. And like clockwork, once a new iPhone is unveiled, consumers begin...

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Likes fixes a glaring problem with Instagram and it's free. The app is designed for iPhone 5 and up and for iOS 7 and up. In Instagram, you cannot save pictures you've liked. I save pictures because they inspire me, amuse me, because I want to later...

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posted 7 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free BLiP [iOS Universal;...

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The video capabilities of the iPhone took a massive leap forward today with the release of Hyperlapse, a powerful new time lapse photography app from Instagram. Hyperlapse uses Instagram's stabilization technology to shoot cinematic time lapse...

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Verizon today announced plans to roll out Voice over LTE support in the coming weeks, thus enabling subscribers to experience crisper and higher fidelity phone calls. In addition, subscribers will be able to take advantage of HD video calls,...

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Do You Believe is an educational app available on all iOS devices running iOS 7.0 or later where users can pick a category and decide if they believe a certain statement is true. For example, if you pick the technology category, one of the questions...

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The battle for the loyalty of tablet users sees another shot fired today, as T-Mobile has announced a deal that duplicates the data allowance of any phone plan if you add a tablet. For the US$10 monthly tablet fee, whatever data plan you currently...

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Can you tweet more effectively? Merlo, a new iOS app, might help you to do just that (but only if you can make out the tiny graphic displays-more on that below). Merlo requires iOS 7.1 or later, is compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and is...

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Finding exactly what you're looking for in Dropbox has gotten even easier thanks to the latest update to its iOS app. Thanks to newly improved "high fidelity" previews, users can now search within Word and PowerPoint documents for the content they're...

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It's time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly....

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FireScribe (US$0.99) is a cute app for sending something beyond a typical text message. The app creates fireworks against any background you choose, then spells out your custom message in pyrotechnics, letter by letter. You start be selecting a...

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Marcus Level is a playful endless runner with platformer elements. There are 20 levels spanning four worlds in Marcus Level and players must complete certain tasks to earn badges to unlock the boss and bonus levels in each world. Players progress...

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In April of 2011 Apple kicked off a wave of international litigation when it filed its first lawsuit against Samsung for "slavishly copying" the user interface of the iPhone. These days, Apple and Samsung are seemingly on a path to finally put their...

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Here's the thing: Rice can indeed dry out your iDevice if it ends up taking an unexpected tumble into a pool, pond, or -- tech gods forbid -- toilet. That being said, this is not the way to do it. Leave your device off for as long as possible, and...

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The opinion people have about thieves in general is pretty low, but a thief who broke into the truck of 27-year-old Afghanistan war vet Staff Sgt. Ben Eberle deserves loathing of a special kind. The thief took an iPod touch especially configured with...

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A US$1 billion plan to give every student in the Los Angeles Unified School District an iPad, while beefing up the district's internet capabilities and other infrastructure, is now dead, according to the L.A. Times. The deal would have started with a...

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The World Cup of basketball begins later this week in Spain. NBA Properties latest app USA Basketball allows you to closely follow the action of the United States team as it progresses through the three- week long tournament featuring the top...

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Apple has reportedly scheduled a special event for September 9, which many suspect it will feature the public debut of the next iPhone. While rumors have swirled for months about the release of Apple's next generation phone, very little has been...

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Props to Flickr user Sam, aka "Purplelime," for filling her Monday with Mac, music and tea. I only wish my Mondays were marked by such serenity. Did you know that TUAW has a Flickr pool? And that we encourage readers to submit their own Apple...

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As noted by The Loop, Apple has added several new high-profile performers to its iTunes Festival 2014 lineup. Notable performers include hip-hop and soul star Mary J. Blige and crooner Tony Bennett. The full list of performances that span the month...

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Talking Holidays Wheel: Christmas Halloween Summer is an interesting combination of a children's game and an educational app with a title that can't possibly get anymore self-explanatory. The app includes three wheels for Christmas, Halloween and the...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Lorenz Holder is a professional photographer and part of the Cooperative of Photography, a community-focused online photography magazine. The goal of the Cooperative is to recognize and promote exceptional visions within the photography community as...

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posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free Full Screen Private...

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