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Ask the iTunes Guy: When a large iOS update won't fit your iPhone

iTunes Guy Kirk McElhearn answers simple (but common) questions including fitting an iOS 8 update on a packed iPhone, turning an iPhone into an iPod, and cross-border gifting.

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Taptic, haptics, and the body fantastic: The real Apple Watch revolution

The Apple Watch isn't just a fashion statement or a fitness tracker. It could be a huge step forward for haptic technology.

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Nixeus VUE27D DisplayPort Monitor review: Big, bargain monitor cuts too many corners

No complaints about eliminating superfluous features to shrink the price tag; but you can't compromise build quality, too.

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You Should Play: Fotonica brings a new thrilling twist to endless runners

Tripped-out, first-person sprinting in a wireframe world makes for an enticing one-thumb game for iPhone and iPad.

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Evernote everywhere? New collaboration tools hope to take over your workday with Work Chat, Context

Evernote, with its new Work Chat messaging app and Context research tool, hopes to turn plain old chat into an enhanced communication medium. Whether these new features will woo workers away from established competition is a very open question.

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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Facebook still plans to study you, but promises to ‘learn and improve’

The network cleaned up its research guidelines to prevent unnecessary experiments.

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Apple’s interim PR chief pick signals a more open Apple

Steve Dowling is already an Apple communications exec, but he might shift the company in a new direction.

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Apple Pay on its way with rumored Oct. 20 drop date

We expected Apple Pay to roll out this month, and it’s reportedly on track.

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The Week in iOS Apps: We've got your goat!

The top new apps of the week include games, social networking, productivity, and goat-simulating offerings. You read that right.

Not breaking news: Smartphone subsidies are just a fact of modern life

The New York Times has made a startling discovery. From 2009.

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Is that used iPad stolen? Apple creates tool for would-be buyers to check

The tool will help prospective buyers of used iPhones and iPads to determine if the devices were lost or stolen

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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.