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The Week in iOS Accessories: Backup batteries that light the way

This week's roundup of accessories includes a new backup battery that doubles as a flashlight. Read on!


25 new iOS 9 features that are rocking our world

Sometimes it's the small things that make the biggest difference.

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Hands-on with the new, proactive Spotlight in iOS 9

The update to Spotlight should save you loads of time getting to where you want to go.

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How to use the iPad's new multitasking features in iOS 9

Now you can have two iPad apps opened at once in iOS 9. Here's how it works.

Getting started with iPad multitasking in iOS 9

Open two apps simultaneously? iOS 9 is turning the iPad into a powerful multitasking machine.

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iOS 9 FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's new mobile OS

Do you have a question about iOS 9? We've got you covered.

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The Week in Mac Apps: iAWriter 3 brings more focus to distraction-free writing

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find a way to keep your notes and audio in sync, a tool for sharing whatever is on your pasteboard, and everything you need to turn your kid into a pro writer.


Facebook is finally building a Dislike button

But you won't be able to use Facebook's Dislike button to let your uncle know his racist posts are unwelcome.

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Amnesia: The Dark Descent, one of the scariest PC games ever, is free for 24 hours

Lock the doors, turn out the lights, put on some headphones, and keep a spare pair of pants nearby. Frictional's giving away the game that launched a thousand YouTube channels.


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PSA: Tim Cook is Stephen Colbert's Late Show guest tonight

Apple's CEO has new iPhones to sell, but we also expect some laughs.

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How to remove bullet points in the Mail app for OS X

A reader wants to take the violence out of his message, removing the bullets from his email in Mac OS X's Mail app. But how?


Hail Hydra: Why Apple shouldn’t make multi-use devices

Apple's modus operandi is making devices suited to particular uses.

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The Week in iPhone Cases: More cases for the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Check out these elegant wooden designs from Miniot, classic protection from Speck, and many more cases for the recently announced iPhone 6s and 6s Plus!

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How to prepare your devices for iOS 9

Don't rush to upgrade on Wednesday without backing up.

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The iPad Pro is a pilot fish for Apple's ARM Laptop

The latest iPad is a distinctly different creature than its predecessors, and Apple openly compared it to a laptop in specs. But is it a sign of even greater convergence?

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Review: Skype 6.0 for iOS brings renewed focus to a venerable communication app

It may no longer be the wonder child of yore, but this old dog still has a few tricks up its sleeve.