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You Should Play: Monument Valley

This Escher-inspired perception puzzle game feels measured, polished, and perfectly thought-out.

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Give your lock screen a makeover with GO Locker

You don’t have to be stuck with whatever came with your phone.

on greenbot.com

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You Should Play: Lost Light

Lost Light is a surprisingly challenging arithmetic puzzler. It’s compelling as both a game and a work of (Disney) art.

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Family Guy launches FarmVille-esque game with a twist--an excellent narrative

Family Guy’s new resource management game is packed with goodies for fans.

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Organize (almost) every aspect of your life with these seven apps

Have you ever tried to use a basic calendar app to create a workout plan or organize your travel itinerary? It's not fun. Try these apps instead.

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Customize Android notification alerts, even without a dedicated light

No LED? No problem! There are other ways for your phone to grab your attention.

on greenbot.com

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You Should Play: Mikey Shorts

BeaverTap has basically done the impossible and brought us a simple, addictive, and smooth-to-play platform game with old-school flair.

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8 gorgeous widgets to pretty up your homescreen

iOS has nothing on these aesthetically-pleasing widgets.

on greenbot.com

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Dress up your texts with these 4 Android SMS-replacement apps

Add color, custom backgrounds, and other features to your messaging experience with a non-stock texting app.

on greenbot.com

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Loaded and locked: 3 seriously secure cloud storage services

For the truly paranoid, storage that's encrypted from start to finish and accessible by no one else, ever.

on pcworld.com

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Keep an eye on your home with these two ridiculously simple surveillance apps

Monitor your home, child, or pet by using an app on your phone paired with an extra piece of equipment.

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Five essential apps for traveling with your pets

Who wants to go on a car ride? Your dog does! Make pet-friendly travel easier with these apps.

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Whistle review: Activity trackers go to the dogs

You can keep tabs on your puppy's playtime, walks, and naps...as long as Wi-Fi is available.

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The car of your dreams: The best concepts from NAIAS 2014 in Detroit

Hydrogen-powered. Three-wheeled. Gesture-controlled. The concept cars we saw at NAIAS in Detroit were all some kind of crazy, but don't be surprised if you see something like them in the near future.

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Goji Play review: Hate cardio a little less

Goji Play combines two things I love: Exercise and video games. Too bad it feels like it's still in production.