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Today's Best Apps: TeamRun And Top Story

The App Store takes delivery of hundreds of new apps per day. The overwhelming scene makes it possible to easily overlook an exciting game, valuable productivity suite, etc. However, we have a solution. Today’s Best Apps tackles this problem by providing you with a handpicked and tested list of apps that are truly worth your consideration each and everyday. Remember: Even though in-app purchases typically require your iTunes Store password for processing, you can further prevent them and other unauthorized actions by enabling local restrictions using the passcode locked iOS parental controls.


TeamRun by JOHN DIMATTEO (Free, 14.2 MB): This Game Center-based fitness app can make running a fun competition, and not just by yourself. In addition to striving for a place at the top of the solo leaderboards for best pace and distance, you can partner with a friend or stranger down the block or across the world and achieve bigger triumphs as a team. More exciting yet, multiplayer runs, which is the default configuration, happen in real-time. That means, you can motivate one another as the app tracks simultaneous progress and displays as well as announces your own pace and comparison to your teammate during the activity. The app allows invites or utilizes auto-match and logs all runs to show your personal best stats, plus total solo and team miles.

Top Story - For Google News by Shiju Aboobakkar (Free, 2.9 MB): Easily stay up-to-date on the latest happenings through this handy Google News reader. Not only can you quickly switch the category and region using a simple swipe and tap, rightward for category and leftward for region, the app also allows search word bookmark-type categories. Articles are syndicated previews with related links at the bottom. Just tap on the preview text or featured image to view the full article.

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