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The Week in iOS Accessories: Keeping cables nice

This week's roundup includes a couple of accessories that solve the problem of keeping your cables un-bent and un-broken. Read on!

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You can now send Twitter DMs that are way longer than 140 characters

Twitter opens the floodgates: expanding the DM character limit from 140 characters to 10,000.

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Alphabear for iOS rewards big words and big bears alike

This charming word puzzler is designed to become your new daily habit. Embrace it.

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Facebook said to be prepping Twitter-like news app for mobile

Facebook is reportedly creating a news app that delivers breaking news to users from partner news sources.

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iPad mini 4 rumors: Slimmed down, Split View, and a better camera

The iPad mini 3 wasn't worth the splurge, but the next-gen model might be.

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Rdio gets live radio from partner Cumulus Media, catching it up to competition

A struggling Rdio needs all the features it can get, but adding traditional radio stations might not be enough.

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Twitter sees surge in government requests for account information

Twitter has expanded its latest Transparency Report to include information on trademark notices and email providers' privacy practices.

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How to check your data plan usage on your iPhone

Limited data plans suck, but getting dinged because you went over your cap sucks even more. Here's how to keep tabs on your data plan so you can avoid getting penalized.

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16 delightful iOS keyboards that'll help you get through the day

There's a brave new world beyond the English alphabet: Here are 16 third-party iOS keyboards to communicate using Disney gifs, Instagram pics, or Lil' Wayne rap lyrics.

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Outlook 2016 review: A new coat of paint on the same reliable personal information manager

Microsoft Outlook’s new version still works just fine, but its biggest changes are minor, cosmetic, and inessential.

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Salesforce showcases 5 new Apple Watch apps for businesses

Another 15 are waiting in the wings.

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Live-blogging an Apple Lisa commercial from 1983

Wait, is that who I think it is? Nah, it couldn't be.

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Microsoft begins private beta of Skype for Business apps for iOS, Android

Microsoft begins sending out invitations to try out the new iOS and Android apps.