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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.
Mobile

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.
Gaming

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.
Apple

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…
Mobile

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.
Mobile

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.
Gaming

Apple highlights freemium gaming alternatives with the App Store’s ‘Pay Once & Play’

Apple has added a new "Pay Once & Play" section to the iOS App Store, highlighting games like XCOM, Minecraft, and BioShock that do not include any in-app purchases.
Mobile

iOS apps to get bigger – and hopefully better – after Apple doubles max size to 4GB

For the first time since the App Store's launch in 2008, Apple has raised the size limit for iOS apps from 2GB to 4GB, giving developers the opportunity to create even more complex software for the company's mobile platform.
Mobile

Apple issues warning to abusers of its App Store refund policy in Europe

Apple recently made it possible for App Store users in Europe to get no-questions-asked refunds for purchases. That's led to some users abusing the system to boost their app libraries, though it appears Apple is now taking steps to curb…
Mobile

Apple adds age subcategories for kids to help parents pick apps

Excellent for parents that are interested in using an iPhone or iPad to either distract or educate their kids, new age categories for apps bring greater focus to the best applications for children.
Mobile

Apple grants Europeans 14-day refund window for iTunes and App Store purchases

Apple will refund customers on iTunes and App Store purchases made within 14 days. The refunds only apply in select European countries, so U.S. customers are stuck dealing with iTunes Support.
Apple

More school shooting threats bring down After School from the App Store

Anonymous posting app After School has been taken down from the App Store yet again after another gun threat was made by a Detroit high school student. It's unknown what solutions the app's developers will have in place after this incident.