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Public beta 2 now available for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra testers

Are you in Apple's Beta Software Program? It's time to install the second public betas for iOS 10 and macOS 10.12 Sierra.

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Podcast 517: iCloud Music Library meets its Match

Apple Music, iCloud Music Library, and iTunes Match just got slightly less confusing, and Pokémon Go can't stop.

5 suggestions for the next Apple Pencil

Apple's iPad Pro stylus is pretty darn great. But it could be better.

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Prime Members: 50% off Nintendo 3DS amiibo NFC Accessory - Deal Alert

Now use your amiibo with Nintendo 3DS, 3DS XL or 2DS! Add bonus content, additional features or customize your character on systems lacking this capability. Currently slashed 50% for Prime members.

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iTunes U: Free education to make you smarter

You've probably noticed it in the pop-up menu of the iTunes Store, but have you ever clicked on the iTunes U? If not, join the millions of people and expand your knowledge, for free.

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Virtual Superman: Six Flags adds thrills to its top coaster

Network World's Keith Shaw and Brandon Butler get a first-hand look at the new virtual reality experience on the Superman roller coaster at Six Flags New England. The coaster recently debuted the VR experience, in which riders can choose to wear Gear VR headsets while they ride the thrill ride.

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How to make Siri activate when you say ‘Hey Siri’ to your Mac with macOS Sierra

Use the Mac's dictation support to launch Siri using a vocal command.

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Pokémon Go and Snapchat prove the iPhone is perfect for augmented reality

We're now spending more time in AR than on Facebook, thanks to Pokémon Go.

Did Pokemon Go bring AR to the iPhone?

Pokémon Go has made us spend more time in augmented reality than on Facebook. But we've been using our iPhones for AR for a while now.

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Scrivener for iOS review: A sophisticated writing and research app for on-the-go

Like its desktop counterpart, Scrivener has the features you need for research and writing projects.

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Famous people love sharing from the Notes app, though Apple has made it a struggle

How Apple can help Taylor Swift do damage control and make Notes the go-to app for sharing more than 140 characters.

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Starting up from NetBoot and NetRestore images

Step-by-step instructions on how to use the NetInstall service.

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8 insider tips to help you become a Pokémon Go master

Grab Pikachu as your first Pokémon, choose your ‘eeveelution,’ and reclaim your phone’s battery life with these Pokémon Go tips.

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Now you can ask Twitter directly to verify your account

Twitter opens up the verification process for everyone.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Portable power

This week's roundup includes a few ways to make sure you can power your iPhone on the (Pokémon) go.

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Pixelmator 2.3 for iOS improves on selection tools to make your photos really pop

The photo-editing app gets new features, making it a viable Photoshop alternative on iOS.

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Here's all the gear you need for a Pokémon Go adventure

Pokémon Go is hotter than a Charizard right now, but the game asks a lot from people who want to play actively. It’s a huge battery hog, and long play sessions require a lot of physical endurance. Here’s what you need in your Go bag to make your time in the field last, based on my year of experience playing Ingress, its predecessor.