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8 ways the iPhone 8 can beat the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 might be the best phone of 2017, but the year's not over until the next iPhone makes its debut. Here's how Apple can take the crown back from Samsung.

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How to use your iPhone or iPad as a wireless hotspot

The personal hotspot feature on your iOS device can bail you out when a broadband connection isn't available. Here's how to set it up.

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Logically challenged: The “delayed” iPhone 8

This one requires some real mental gymnastics.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Charge Running makes your runs live

This week's roundup includes a new running app that pits you against friends and competitors across the country, in real time. Plus: Microsoft releases its new To-Do app.

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Love You to Bits is a charming tale of reconstructed love

A spaceman, his broken robot girlfriend, and a universe-spanning adventure.

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How making its iWork and iLife apps free could hurt Apple and its users

There’s no free lunch, even in the App Store.

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Apple unveils Live Photos API

Third-party developers can now build apps and websites that can display Live Photos.

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Hey Siri, please check on Cher

Cher probably needs to hard reset her phone. Or update iOS. Or something.

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Finger-pointing: The rumored iPhone 8 delay

It raises a quantum mechanical conundrum.

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After more than two years, Apple Pay still feels like the future

Sure, we don't have jetpacks, but we can buy things with a Jedi Mind Trick wave of the wrist, and that's pretty cool too.

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Meet the new Wunderlist: Microsoft's To-Do task manager takes over

Microsoft has taken the wraps off its Wunderlist successor, an overly simple task managing app called To-Do.

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The Week in iOS Accessories and Cases: A new camera for Apple HomeKit

This week's roundup includes a new HomeKit-compatible camera that lets you see the whole room—even in the dark.

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Solve puzzles and help a cute little dog save the day in Mimpi Dreams for iOS

This casual illustration-come-alive puzzle platformer will appeal to every age group.

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Why Apple can make or break entire companies that depend on the iPhone

Suppliers and app developers who rely on the iPhone to survive are at the mercy of Apple.

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How to use Snapchat’s new augmented reality 3D world lenses

Snapchat is retaliating against Facebook’s clone wars by boosting its AR camera capabilities. Here’s how to add 3D animated objects to your Snapchat messages.