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Essential gear for working with an iPad Pro

Who cares if it's a laptop replacement as long as you're getting your work done? These accessories can help.

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What developers want from iOS 10

Apple is expected to take the wraps off the next version of iOS, tvOS, watchOS, and OS X at WWDC. We spoke to some app developers to find out what's on their wish lists.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Virtual reality is here

The week's lineup of new accessories includes a new virtual reality viewer that fits right in your pocket.

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Google is enabling 'promoted pins' in Maps as part of larger advertising push

Other parts of the new initiative are trying to build deeper links between online advertising and in-store purchases.

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Update to Google Docs, Sheets, Slides lets them automatically save recent files offline

This ensures that your recent work is available for you even if you wander into one of those pesky Internet dead zones.

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Pebble 2 and Pebble Time 2 add heart sensors, and Pebble Core stands in for your phone

Pebble gets serious about fitness, with two new smartwatches that track your heart rate. And the Core boasts GPS, 3G, and extra storage when you want to leave your smartphone behind.

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Why we hate it when our favorite apps get a redesign

Instagram's new redesign is not getting many hearts. Here's the real reason why app makeovers always make us cringe.

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If you don't have anything nice to say: Don’t drag Steve Jobs into it

Jobs liked flashy Apple Stores. Get over it.

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Microsoft Word Flow review: Software keyboard makes iPhone typing fun again

Alternative keyboard for iPhone has a helpful one-handed mode and support for swipe typing.

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Should two-factor authentication let me verify via a single device?

A reader wonders if something's wrong, because Apple's second-factor system lets him approve a connection from a seemingly odd place.

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Apple’s Touch ID rules may be designed to protect human rights

Apple’s addition of a new Touch ID restriction could be about prodding people's memories, or it could be another protection for people without legal protections.

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Jumping the gun: Rumors are not plans

And rumors are no reason to start flipping tables.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Space, Spaces and more

This week's roundup includes two similarly named apps that have very different functions.

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Dragon Anywhere review: Much more powerful than Siri dictation

Even though Dragon Anywhere can only take dictation inside its own app, it works better than Siri, especially for long chunks of text.