Apple giving away top iOS apps for free to celebrate App Store's fifth birthday

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We're pretty sure you receive gifts on your birthday rather than give them away, but Apple will be throwing out the rule book to celebrate the fifth anniversary of their App Store. The Cupertino company will be giving away a…

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Apple pull "gay cure" app Setting Captives Free, but app is still available on Android

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Apple have pulled an app from their App Store for iPhone and iPad that claimed it could "cure homosexuality" after thousands of users protested against it. The Setting Captives Free app, which promised to free users from the "bondage of…

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REVIEW: Star Command (iPhone / iPad / iPod touch)

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The long-awaited Kickstarter-funded space-sim Star Command has finally touched down, putting all your Star Trek bridge power fantasies in the palm of your hand. It is however, long overdue. Can it possibly match the weight of expectation loaded upon it? Read our full review to find out!

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Why did Apple approve this money-guzzling Pokemon rip-off app?

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UPDATE: Super Monster Bros By Adventure Time Pocket Free now seems to have been removed from the App Store. But a quick search sees that a near-identical title called 'Adventure Games Super Monster Bros Plus' is still on sale….

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APP OF THE DAY: Cut the Rope – Time Travel (iPhone, iPad, Android)

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This week sees the return of the candy-loving Om Nom in the new Cut the Rope: Time Travel puzzle game for mobile devices. The sequel to 2010's Cut the Rope and 2011's Cut the Rope: Experiments, the latest in the…

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APP OF THE DAY: Angry Birds Star Wars (iPhone, iPad, Android, WP8)

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Did you sense a disturbance in the force this morning? That's probably because Angry Birds Star Wars has launched for practically every single mobile platform today. Hitting the respective app stores for iPads, iPhones, iPod Touch, Android devices, Windows Phone…

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APP OF THE DAY: Explore Shakespeare Macbeth / Romeo and Juliet (iPad)

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Ever wanted to delve into the works of Shakespeare, but have found yourself put off by the dense, unusual language, or bad schooldays experiences studying the Bard's work? Then give the Cambridge University Press's latest Explore Shakespeare apps for iPad…

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