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Star Wars: Assault Team Is Our iOS Game Of The Week [Editor’s Pick]

It was a close call this week in our games department, as reviewer extraordinaire Evan Killham lobbied hard for his favorite, Words & Cards. Granted, it’s a great game, but I had to push back a bit. Plus, I’m the… Read more ›     

Use Preview To Protect Your PDFs With Encryption [OS X Tips]

Every once in a while, you might want to password protect a PDF file with encryption. While there are several nice third-party apps that will do the trick, the simplest way to do this is with the built-in image and… Read more ›     

Microsoft Office Goes Free On Android & iPhone

After finally bringing its Office suite to the iPad on Thursday, Microsoft rolled out an update to its existing Android and iPhone apps that makes one major change: they’re now completely free to use. Unlike the tablet version, the smartphone… Read more ›     

Pump Iron And Avoid Monsters In New Arcade Game Nerdy Workout [Video Review]

The gym is good for helping you lose weight, gain muscle and so much more. In the app Nerdy Workout players must help a nerd try to bulk up and improve from his trainee ranking. By tapping and holding the… Read more ›     

Game Of Clones: Threes Developer Slams ‘Rip-Off’ Copycats

It’s become a begrudgingly accepted part of the App Store that the moment a popular game appears, the clones roll in with miniscule differences. While most of us laughed at some of the ridiculous variations that emerged for a popular… Read more ›     

Call Of Duty: Strike Team Creator Closed By Activision

The Blast Furnace, the development studio responsible for Call of Duty: Strike Team, is being closed by Activision. The studio was originally expected to handle all future Call of Duty mobile games, but its 47 staff are now facing redundancy. “Having explored a range… Read more ›     

Battle Wack Hacks On Phat Tracks With AutoRap App

Fancy yourself an MC in the making? AutoRap by Smule, a popular app which transforms regular speech into legit rap, has just been updated to version 2.0 with several significant improvements. Alongside a new iOS 7-optimized interface, AutoRap 2.0 now… Read more ›     

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – The Official Game Lands In App Store [Video]

Ahead of its April 4 U.S. theatrical release, Gameloft’s movie tie-in Captain America: The Winter Soldier – The Official Game has arrived in the App Store. An original adventure co-scripted by Marvel, the game lets you play as Captain America… Read more ›     

Roku CEO Blasts Apple TV As A ‘Money Loser’

Apple TV may have scored sales of $ 1 billion in 2013, but that hasn’t stopped Roku CEO and founder Anthony Wood from branding the device a “a money loser” and questioning why Apple would want to keep selling units it.… Read more ›     

Amazon Planning To Launch Free Video Streaming Service [Rumor]

Citing people close to the situation, a new report by the WSJ claims that Amazon is planning to introduce an advertising-supported streaming television and music-video service. This free service would represent a break from Amazon’s policy of linking video to… Read more ›