Still looking for some last minute holiday gifts? We’ve got you covered in our week in review, which also includes the arrival of the Apple AirPods.
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After a long delay, Apple AirPods are arriving this week. The truly wireless headphones went on sale last week with the first deliveries arriving on Wednesday, Dec. 21. Apple retail stores could start selling them beginning tomorrow, Dec. 19.
For a roundup of AirPod stories, see:
On the App Store
The best of the year
To celebrate another great year on the App Store, AppAdvice is prepping its annual lists of the best apps and games of the year.
On Monday, we’ll present the best free iPad apps for the year, followed by the best paid iPad apps on Dec. 21. On Tuesday, Dec. 20, and Thursday, Dec. 22, we’ll take a look at our favorite free and paid iPhone titles, respectively. Until then, happy holidays.
The annual iTunes Connect shutdown runs from Dec. 23 through Dec. 27. During that time, you won’t be seeing new apps or app updates. The shutdown also means that no bug fixes or price changes.
Christine Chan reviews new App Store titles
To end the year, Chan has added three new titles to the AppAdvice review library. And yes, one of those is a full review of Super Mario Run, which arrived this week.
Enjoy the titles:
We’ll be publishing our Year in Review on Friday, Dec. 30.