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Help bonsai trees bloom in the delightful iOS puzzler Prune

While you may hesitate to download a game that is seemingly a shallow exercise in pruning tree branches, Prune will actually be the most refreshing puzzle game you’ll play all month.

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Apple matches employee donations to help the European refugee crisis

According to an internal company message, Apple has joined Google in donating money to help Europe provide food, shelter and medical care to its growing number of refugees.

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AT&T says rogue employees secretly unlocked hundreds of thousands of phones

AT&T said three of its employees secretly installed software on its network so a cellphone unlocking service could surreptitiously funnel hundreds of thousands of requests to its servers to remove software locks on phones.

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The Week in iOS Apps: These 20 apps are ready for multitasking and Spotlight search in iOS 9

App developers are starting to update their apps to take advantage of iOS 9's new features—like multitasking on the iPad, Spotlight search, and support for 3D Touch on the upcoming iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Here are some of the coolest ones.

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Marco Arment pulls his iOS 9 ad blocker Peace from the App Store

The $3 app used Ghostery's database to allow users to block ads in Mobile Safari, but Arment didn't "feel good" about it after the fact. Here's how to get a refund.

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iPad Mini 4 teardown: Shrunken battery, double RAM

Apple’s tiniest tablet almost matches the iPad Air 2 spec for spec.

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Apple meets with California DMV, hinting that public car tests could happen soon

What if Apple's self-driving car is much further along than anyone realizes?

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From a hobby to a platform: The Apple TV grows up

Now that Apple has invited developers to the party, expect to see more frequent updates of tvOS and the Apple TV itself.

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Organizer review: Incorrect photo metadata meets its match

Organizer helps keep your iCloud Photo Library tidy by enabling date, time, and location data adjustments not possible with Apple Photos on iOS.

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Ask the iTunes Guy: Managing iTunes libraries, and the case of the haywire music volume

You have questions about iTunes 12. Kirk McElhearn has answers.

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How to get started with Apple News, iOS 9's Newsstand replacement

Looking for something to read? Apple is now delivering your daily news.


Apple TV and voice control: What Siri does that other set-tops don’t

The mere presence of Siri voice search in the new Apple TV is unremarkable. It’s the execution that matters.

How to get started with Apple News in iOS 9

Want to start reading your favorite stories in the iOS 9 News app, right now? We'll walk you through it.

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How iOS 9 fixes HealthKit's woman problem

Apple forgot that reproductive health is hugely important to women when it released HealthKit. That's no longer the case.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: Another round of goodies for your iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

From ultra-sturdy rugged cases and screen protectors to luxurious leather cases and hand-crafted designs, this week's roundup of new iPhone cases has it all—and they're all available for the new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus.