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Aldrin Calimlim

Aldrin is an electronics engineer based in the Philippines. To paraphrase Erasmus: When Aldrin gets a little money he buys books and apps, and if any is left he buys food and clothes. E-mail him at aldrin@appadvice.com.
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Planet Revenge is like a level-based Flappy Bird in outer space

You don’t need a Ph.D. in astrophysics to play this new “gravitational” iOS game, Planet Revenge.

Fetch! Microsoft's new app lets you know what dog breed you are

Fetch recognizes images of dogs and classifies them by breeds.

Rovio updates Angry Birds Seasons and Friends in time for Valentine's Day

Rovio is getting in the spirit of Valentine’s Day with new “lovely” content for two of its Angry Birds games.

Skype for iPhone updated for Valentine's Day with Love Mojis from Paul McCartney

“Roses are red, violets are blue, we’ve got brand new Valentine’s hearts … just for you.”

For Facebook's Instagram, video really counts

Facebook apparently wants to also give Instagram a video-driven boost.

Apple updates TestFlight app with support for iOS 9.3 and watchOS 2.2

Apple has just issued an update to the official iOS app of TestFlight with support for the latest versions of its mobile operating systems.

No desktop required: WordPress for iOS now lets you create new sites

You can now create a new WordPress.com site and activate themes right within the app.

Fight the dead and fear the living in The Walking Dead: No Man's Land

In the latest episode of The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land, you’ll be facing the deadliest enemies yet.

Clans of giant morphing alien robots clash in Transformers: Earth Wars

Transformers: Earth Wars is a 3-D real-time combat strategy game in the vein of Supercell’s hugely popular Clash of Clans.

Here's how you can find out WhoSampled your favorite music on Spotify

WhoSampled offers a database of information about sample-based music, cover songs, and remixes.

TSMC will reportedly be the sole supplier of Apple chips for 'iPhone 7'

The world's largest dedicated independent semiconductor foundry will reportedly be the only manufacturer of "iPhone 7" processors.

Tiny Thief developers' Love You to Bits is finally coming soon to iOS

Remember that game called Love You to Bits we told you about in December 2014?

Confirmed: Microsoft acquired app with same name as its Groove music service

The music app in question is Zikera's Groove and Microsoft’s music service is, of course, Groove, formerly known as Xbox Music.

Tomb of the Mask is a Pac-Man-esque infinite arcade adventure game

Tomb of the Mask will get you hooked with its combination of retro-style graphics, fast-paced gameplay, and dead-simple controls.

Size matters not as you battle to unlock Yoda in Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes

From Thursday, Feb. 11, through Tuesday, March 15, you can get the powerful Jedi Grand Master Yoda in Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes.

Sonos now supports Apple Music

Starting tomorrow, you can enjoy the official integration between Apple’s music streaming service and Sonos’ smart speaker systems.

Start shooting and sharing your videos right from Dailymotion for iOS

Dailymotion has started allowing users of its official iOS app to record and upload videos right from their iPhones and iPads.

Share links and files more quickly and easily with Pushbullet 3.0

This new update effectively amounts to a rebuilding of the core Pushbullet experience on the platform.

Love taking photos with your iPad? The new update to Obscura Camera is for you

The acclaimed camera app developed by Agile creator Ben McCarthy has been optimized for iPad.

It's official: Instagram for iOS now supports multiple account switching

Instagram has officially announced that it has begun rolling out support for switching between multiple accounts in its iOS app.

Use your Ultimate Briefcase to protect yourself from bombs in Nitrome's new game

Ultimate Briefcase is the first title to be released under the publishing program of Nitrome.

You don't need mad skills to make mad music with PlayGround

With this PlayGround, your iOS device is your playground when it comes to making amazing music — no special skills required.

Cartoon Network packs a punch with OK K.O.! Lakewood Plaza Turbo

OK K.O.! Lakewood Plaza Turbo is the first original mobile game to be released by Cartoon Network. Well, sort of.