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Top 15 Apps Enhanced for iOS 5

iOS 5 isn't just an operating system--it's a revolution. We collected 15 apps and games that make full use of the new functionality available in Apple's latest mobile OS.

15 Free Apps for Personalizing Your Android Phone

Change the look of everything on your phone--from the browser to the home screen--with these useful Android apps. They won't cost you a cent.


Metro Apps to Be Sold Only From Microsoft's App Store

Metro apps for Windows 8 will be available only through Microsoft's own store.

Apple Pulls 'Jew or Not Jew' App from French App Store

The developer protests that the controversial app that identifies the religion of celebrities and public figures is "intended for fun."

Windows 8 App Store: What We Know So Far

It's early in the Windows app store game, but it appears that Microsoft's store will have a Metro look and, unlike Apple's store, will allow free listings for established programs.

Windows Phone 7, Day 5: Taking Apps Out for a Test Spin

With the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace, I can take many of the apps out for a trial run before deciding whether or not the app is worth spending any money on.

Why I Get Apps From Amazon, Not Google

Amazon's Appstore for Android doesn't have as many apps to choose from as Google's Android Market does, but I prefer buying my apps there anyway. Here's why.

Financial Times Ousted from Apple's App Store

The newspaper refused to cooperate with Apple's new in-app subscription policies.


Windows Phone 7 Hits 30,000 Apps

In app count, Windows Phone still trails Apple's App Store, which officially had 425,000 apps as of June, and Google's Android Market, which officially hit 250,000 apps in July.


Steve Jobs and Apple: The Successes and Flops

From the Lisa to the App Store, here are 11 products from Steve Jobs's tenure as Apple's CEO that made an impact--whether they succeeded or not.