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Google gets the best of Waze with latest Maps update—and vice versa

After snatching up social traffic app Waze in June, Google is finally adding the app’s crowdsourced incident reports its own mobile Maps.

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Et tu, PopCap: Plants Vs Zombies vs in-app purchases

Plants versus Zombies 2 is great. It’s in-app purchases threaten all of that.

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Microsoft updates Skype with HD for iPhone and iPad, adds mobile BI app

Microsoft upgrades its Skype app to add HD video, while offering mobile users a chance to tap into its "live data" business intelligence app for Excel.

What I'm Playing: Beats, bass, and bullets

The sounds of music. And also violence.

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LinkedIn turns your phone into a job-hunting machine

The professional social network's latest update for iOS and Android lets you apply for jobs straight from the LinkedIn app.

Apple OKs pre-teen iTunes accounts upon school request

Apple is allowing children under 13 to have their own iTunes accounts as part of a new push coming later this year to increase the use of its iPad in education.

TetrisCraft: Puzzles and real-time strategy collide in rymdkapsel

The nigh-unpronounceable rymdkapsel tasks you with building and defending a space station out of randomly selected tetrominoes.

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There really shouldn’t be an app for that: 13 apps that don't need to exist

These apps are such horrible fails, we must question whether we—as a species—are responsible enough to use mobile devices.

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Hands-on: Quip, the so-called "modern word processor," is cool, but doesn't feel done

The new mobile-first collaborative productivity app has landed with a splash (and a lot of buzzwords), but Quip promises exceed the initial reality.

Say hello to Hi, a more thoughtful social network

A new invite-only site captures stories and photos from around the world.

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