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Flight Control and Mirror’s Edge Totally Free for Limited Time – Grab Them Now!

With Christmas right around the corner and so many apps to choose from, it becomes increasingly difficult for users to choose from such an array of apps. Also, many of these apps are charged and that makes even more challenging to choose from. However there is some good news for iPhone and iPad users who are into gaming. Earlier, games which were charged, now are available for free for some limited time.

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[How to] Hide App Store Purchases

Amongst many new features that Apple has added in the App Store alongside iCloud and iOS 5,one new feature is the ability to re-download all of your purchases on any authenticated iOS device. This means that all of your purchased apps can be viewed and downloaded from the App Store at any time.

If having a list of your past app purchases is not what you really want then, you can  hide specific app store purchases by following simple steps mentioned below:

  • On the iPhone, navigate to the “Updates” section of the App Store app and tap on the “Purchased” menu. You will then see a list of previously purchased apps categorized into “All” and “Not On This iPhone.”

  • Swipe with your finger on each app to bring up the option to hide that purchase. Tap “Hide” and the desired app will be erased from your purchase history. The same option can be used in the “Purchased” section of the App Store on the iPad.
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[How to] Transfer Apps Between Macs

Transferring applications from one Mac to another has been made very simple with the introduction of the Mac App Store and can be done entirely through the App Store itself. This is due to the Mac App Stores licensing agreement, which allows you to download and install Mac OS X apps on all of your personal machines, although they must all share the same Apple ID. Also, you can transfer apps manually over a network or with an external USB drive, but that method does not work with all apps and hence is not entirely recommended.

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