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Make Sweet Matches in Candy Crush Saga – iPad Game Review

candycrushsagaI’ve been seeing Candy Crush Saga on Facebook for weeks now, and I’m sure many of you have as well. Despite the fact that this game has been literally everywhere, I hadn’t given it a try until today.

Let me tell you about Candy Crush Saga. It’s a fairly run of the mill match three game, but as you may know, match three has always been a popular genre, ever since PopCap introduced Bejeweled. People seem to love the genre because it’s easy to learn, simple to play, and rather addictive, which is an accurate description for Candy Crush Saga.

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Wacky App Wednesday: Solve Pixellated Puzzles in eBoy FixPix

fixpixeBoy FixPix is an app that’s been in the App Store for quite some time, but it’s the type of game that never gets old. You see, it operates on a super simple premise – you’re presented with a picture puzzle that’s out of order and you must tilt your iPad to fit the pieces back together to form a cohesive image.

I know that doesn’t sound like a whole lot of fun, but you have to take into account the pictures that you’re putting back together. Each image features awesome hand-crafted pixel art, and in many cases, the images even have 3-D effects.

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Newly Jailbroken iPads Reveal Mysterious ‘Radio Buy’ Buttons – What Do They Mean?

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Evad3rs evasi0n iOS 6.x jailbreak for iDevices was released on Monday and after poking around in the code with iFunBox, 9to5Mac found some fascinating new files in the iPad Music.app.

The files are all named with a variation of “radio button” and are accompanied by an icon that looks like a radio image that was previously used in iTunes for the Mac. As 9to5Mac points out, the iPad’s music app does not currently support radio functionality, so the images and files may point to an upcoming feature.

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PadGadget’s Ask the Expert – Get All Your iPad Questions Answered

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On last week’s edition of Ask the Expert we had some great questions on multitasking apps, Retina displays, and iCloud. This week our readers have sent in even more fantastic questions, so check after the break to get the low down on offline video viewing, taking photos on the iPad 2, disabling Game Center, using AirPlay mirroring, and more.

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Battle Against Your Friends in Stratosphere, a Multiplayer Defense App – iPad Game Review

stratosphereThe Stratosphere is the second major layer of the Earth’s atmosphere, a tower in Las Vegas, and now, it’s also a multiplayer iPad game.

This app is designed to be played with more than one person, with each one of you grabbing onto a side of the iPad to play as one of three unique teams, battling against opponents with defensive towers and creatures.

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PadGadget Photobooth: Use Your iPad to Send Personalized Valentine’s Day Photo Cards

Ink_CardsFebruary 14th is approaching quickly and if you want to send your loved ones a reminder that you’re thinking of them on Valentine’s Day, now is the time to get those cards out.

Forget going to the store and picking out a run-of-the-mill card with a canned saying – you can create your own personalized Valentine’s Day greetings right on your iPad. Want to know the best part? It will only take a few minutes out of your day, leaving you more time to daydream about all of those Valentine’s chocolates you’ll get to eat next week.

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Manage Projects with Ease Using Beesy – iPad App Review

beesyBeesy is a project management app that is designed for people who need help with task management and note taking, like managers, sales people and project managers. It is a very handy tool for anyone who needs to create business notes, projects, tasks, and more.

This app syncs with calendars and contacts so it can incorporate all of your to-dos along with meeting notes, projects you are working on, and projects you need to monitor.

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App Developers Issued New FTC Privacy Guidelines to Protect Consumers

mobileprivacydisclosuresThe FTC issued a report today recommending new methods for both mobile platforms and app developers to use to make consumers aware of the personal data that apps are collecting and how that data is being used.

This report contains guidelines for operating system providers like Apple, Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and BlackBerry, along with guidelines for individual app developers and advertising networks. The majority of the rules focus on making sure apps deliver data collection disclosures that are easy to understand.

The FTC suggests that mobile platforms need to focus on conveying privacy information to consumers, providing prompt warnings about apps that access sensitive content like geolocation, contacts, photos, calendar entries, and recorded audio or video content.

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Attention Football Fans: Join in on the Fun with NFL Quarterback 13 – iPad Game Review

nflFull Fat is known for a range of fun sports games like Flick Golf, Agent Dash, and NFL Kicker. The developer has an all new exciting game for the 2013 NFL season, which is perfect to play while you wait for the super bowl to start this Sunday.

NFL Quarterback 13 lets you join in on your favorite sport. In this immersive game, you can become the quarterback, calling all the shots. You will in in charge of deciding where to pass, setting up defense and coverage, aiming, and tossing the ball.

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Rescue the Dingles from Danger in Dingle Dangle – iPad Game Review

dingledangeChillingo games are almost always well-designed, fun, and worth buying. Dingle Dangle, a new app released last week, is no exception. This is a fun arcade-style puzzle game that stars the Dingles, a jumble of creatures who are in imminent danger.

These silly little monsters live in an environment that has dangers around every corner – they might just be burst, crushed, or set on fire at any moment. Luckily, they have you. It’s your job to use the grappling line to rescue the Dingles and keep them out of trouble.

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