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Combining the addictive powers of advent calendars and free iPhone apps, it’s Appvent, the countdown do Dec. 25 that comes with delightful digital distractions.

So far, the games have been a good mix of puzzlers, battle games, cutesy time-wasters, etc, but my one complaint: No disgusting weird piece of chocolate that’s been sitting in a dusty box for oh, a decade. That’s the best part of advent calendars! Just kidding, the best part is Lego or Playmobil or outrageous amounts of glitter, right, PopWatchers?