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This app helps you find out who’s free to hang in your neighborhood

A new app called Free helps you find out if your friends are free to hang out and coordinate activities together. That way, you're never left with nothing to do on a Friday night. Free is iOS only.

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Top 5 best iPhone games you need to play this week

It's always a challenge to find the best iPhone games, given the sheer amount of choice available, so to help you discover the best apps out this week, we've put together a handy list.

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The man behind Def Jam records wants you to relax, and has made a meditation app to help

Russell Simmons, famed for starting the hip-hop label Def Jam, has released an app called Meditation Made Simple. We sat down with Simmons to talk about the app, and his views on the benefits daily meditation can bring.

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Top 5 best iPhone games you need to play this week

When it comes to the App Store, it can be challenging to find the best iPhone games, so to help you discover the best of what's available, here's our roundup of our favorite new games.

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Apple may start taking a smaller cut of App Store and iTunes sales

Apple is in talk with media companies to reduce its cut of App Store and iTunes sales, according to a report. It'd mark the first time the company has done so since it introduced the 70/30 revenue split in 2003.

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Google Play app store returns to China

After leaving altogether in 2010 following a highly publicized censorship battle, Google may be returning to China with the Google Play app store, pitting itself once again in a head-to-head battle with Apple for market dominance.

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5 addicting iPhone games you should play this week

When it comes to the App Store, it can be challenging to find the best iPhone games, so to help you discover the best of what's available, here's our roundup of our favorite new iPhone games.

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Fox’s Movie of the Day app kicks off daily discounted film sales with X-Men: First Class

Twentieth Century Fox launched a new app called Movie of the Day, which offers up to 70 percent discounts off the price of new and classic films. The app will have a new discounted film each day.

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MIxRadio is no longer a Windows Phone exclusive — It’s now on iOS and Android

MixRadio, the radio music service that Microsoft sold to messaging app Line, is now available for iOS and Android. The music streaming app is ad-supported and offers music from many well-known artists.

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Top 5 best iPhone games you need to play this weekend

When it comes to the App Store, it can be challenging to find the best iPhone games, so to help you discover the best of what's available, here's our roundup of our favorite new games.

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Forget Tinder, the Wiith app wants to help you meet new friends

If you've never heard of MeetUp.com, there's now a new app designed to help you meet strangers, and not just for a date. Wiith wants to help you have fun with new people, not just get laid.

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Sega plans to remove older mobile games from app stores, won’t say which ones

Sega will be removing a number of mobile games from various mobile app stores according to a post in its blog yesterday. What the company hasn't said is what games it plans to remove, or how many.

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Apple reportedly acquired Ottocat to boost App Store search capabilities

Intent on improving search and discoverability in its App Store, Apple reportedly snapped up startup Ottocat a while back. Though never made public, the apparent acquisition was made to improve the App Store experience for not only users but developers, too.

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Amazon wants to use the Prime model on mobile apps

If a new batch of leaked documents are to be believed, Amazon is readying an Unlocked service that gives you unlimited access to a bunch of mobile apps and games for one monthly fee.

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Huge outage hits Apple storefronts, including iTunes, iBooks, App Store

Apple's digital storefronts are experiencing unplanned downtime, according to a post on the company's website. The iTunes, App Store, Mac App Store, and other storefronts are not working. Apple is working on the issue.

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