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Learn About Heart Disease with iHeart Touch – iPad App Review

If you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease, you’re probably scared, confused, and searching for more information.

Nucleus Medical Media has designed this iPad app, iHeart Touch, to assist doctors with patient education on both the diagnosis and progression of coronary artery disease, so it has all of the information you need on heart issues.

This free medical app opens with an interactive look at a beating heart, so it is definitely not an app for those of you who are squeamish.

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Longboarding App Downhill Xtreme Gets Extreme Update – iPad Game Review

If you’re not familiar with Downhill Xtreme, it was the first longboard racing game to hit the App Store. Since its release, its been downloaded more than two million times, and for good reason – this is one fun extreme sports app.

In this game, you’ll race your way through exotic locations as you battle challengers and the clock to make it to the top of the charts. Do you have what it takes to be a pro longboarder?

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Children Will Love Finding Creatures in Hiding Monsters – iPad App Review

Hiding Monsters is a heartwarming children’s tale featuring a group of monsters that are more interested in laughs than screams.

This fun interactive book has a hidden monster on every page, plus simple navigation, lots of surprises, and great rhyming narration.

Opening the app begins the story, which starts with Mookie the monster who explains that monsters are all over the place, and must be found. Children are encouraged to tap items in each interactive story page, opening doors and peeking in boxes as they go on a fun monster hunt.

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You Won’t Forget Anything on Your Next Trip with Packing Pro – iPad App Review

Summer is a time for travel, and whether you’re simply heading across the country to visit family or making the trek across the pond for the once in a lifetime chance to see the London Olympics, you’ll want to download this packing app.

Packing Pro will help you organize everything that you need for any trip, so whether you’ll be gone just for the weekend or for more than a month, you won’t forget any of the essentials with this app.

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Top Apps and Gear for Attending or Watching the 2012 London Olympics

The London Olympics have already begun, with events in soccer taking place on Wednesday, but the games are set to officially kick off tomorrow, July 27th, with the opening ceremony.

We’ve been covering Olympic related apps and accessories all week, but just in case you’be missed something, make sure to read through this essentials list. Whether you’re attending the Olympics in person or watching along on TV, there’s something for you here.

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Learn about London with the Square Mile Magazine

Square Mile is an entirely free magazine that covers lifestyle and business for the City of London, making it the perfect reading material for a long plane ride if you’re heading across the pond to see the Olympics this summer.

In the July issue of Square Mile, there’s a feature on former Olympic skier Graham Bell, an article on three-time gold medalist sailor Ben Ainslie, and plenty more.

This entirely interactive magazine is laid out beautifully, with well written, intriguing articles, full screen graphics, and plenty of interactive media, like videos, animations and photo galleries.

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Apple and Samsung Take Legal Bickering to New Level

If you were wondering just how bitter relations have gotten between Samsung and Apple during their continuing feud, here’s a hint: they’re even fighting over where each party gets to sit during the upcoming U.S. trial.

As it turns out, Samsung is up in arms because it has an issue with being referred to as a “defendant,” and sitting in the appropriate defendant’s location, which would mark Apple as the “plaintiff.”

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Rovio Updates Angry Birds Space, Adds All New Utopia Levels

If you were worried that Rovio’s launch of Amazing Alex might overshadow its ultra popular Angry Birds franchise, don’t worry.

The company is still focused on bringing you the best bird-hurling pig-smashing gameplay around, as proven with today’s Angry Birds Space update.

In fact, Rovio’s been quite dedicated to Angry Birds Space, and this marks the second update the game has gotten this summer.

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Top 5 London Travel Guide Apps for Your iPad

If you’re traveling to London this summer, either for the London Olympics, which are set to begin this Friday, or simply for pleasure, you’ll want to check out this handy list of London Travel Guide apps.

These apps, which we’ve hand selected, feature some of the best London travel tips and places to visit, so if you’re heading across the pond, make sure to download one or two before you go.

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iPad Game Review: If You Love Word Games, Take a Look at Hooked on Words

Hooked on Words is a versatile word game with several different game modes that word game enthusiasts will enjoy.

In this game, the goal is to spell words in order to earn points. Using two or more letters, you can use your finger to spell out a word. Words can go forwards, backwards, up, down, and diagonally.

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