Leah YamshonAssociate Managing Editor, Macworld

Leah has been a part of the Macworld family since 2011. She started out covering iOS accessories (So. Many. Cases.) and Mac software, then moved on to all things iOS, from cool apps and tips to trend pieces, with the goal of alerting you to apps that earned a spot on your home screen.

Today in Twitter: Updates for Twitter for Mac and Tweetbot for iOS

Twitter for Mac gets new photo options, and Tweetbot for iOS gets the iOS 8 treatment with interactive notifications.

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HealthKit app Lark talks to you to help you stay active

Lark tracks your sleeping and fitness activity, and engages in quick conversations with you to keep you on track with your daily goals.

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Hands-on with Places, Waze’s latest feature

Leave tips and photos about different locations to help other Waze users discover new spots.

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The best Notification Center widgets in iOS 8 right now

Tons of apps have been updated to include Notification Center compatibility, but that doesn't mean you should install them all.

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Get to know iOS 8: Changes in the Settings app

Settings is one of the most overlooked apps on iOS, but also one of the most important. Here's what's new in iOS 8.

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Hanx Writer brings 1940s typewriter technology to the iPad, and nails it

It's a typewriter, on the iPad, brought to you by Tom Hanks. Enough said.

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SwiftKey reveals details about its iOS 8 keyboard

SwiftKey Keyboard will look a lot like its Android counterpart, but with a distinctly iOS feel.

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Swarm updates leaderboards to rank check-ins by location type

Check-in to more coffee shops than your friends, earn a golden sticker.

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Choose to play for the Light Side or Dark Side in Star Wars: Commander

Disney and Lucasfilm's new combat strategy game plays out differently depending on which side you pick.


Need to get away? Flight Tonight handles last-minute booking with a few taps

Need to take a vacation, like, right now? This app helps you make plans fast.

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Going on a trip? Keep a travel diary with Bonjournal

This journaling app compiles your individual entries into a beautiful narrative... if you remember to use it.

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In a flash, Instagram launches Bolt in select countries

Singapore, New Zealand, and South Africa received Instagram's new messaging app before anyone else.

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Skitch is a multi-purpose editing tool for doodling on any document

Use it for work. Use it to highlight points of interest on a map. Or use it to doodle all over a picture and share it with your friends.

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Give your brain a workout with Lumosity

Yes, Lumosity is playing mind games with you. But it's for your own good.

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