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Make iPhone actions easier with Launch Center Pro

Launch Center Pro helps you get more out of, and do stuff more efficiently with, your iPhone or iPod touch. This week's video shows you how.

How Apple could improve iCloud document management

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To open a document that's stored in iCloud from an iPhone or iPad, you have to first open the app you used to create it. That, argues Steven Aquino, is why Apple should build a iCloud Documents app.

Google's iOS search app gets improved reminders, notifications

The new tools announced Tuesday bring more of the features that are already on Google’s Android-based search app to iOS devices.

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Hands-on: Apple's Remote app gets an iOS 7 makeover

You might be surprised to find that the latest Apple app to get an iOS 7 makeover is not, say, iBooks, but the underrated Remote app for controlling your iTunes libraries and Apple TV.

Sharpen your Austen powers with Stride & Prejudice

You'll find this endless runner game based on Jane Austen's book to be a pretty clever mobile app if you have either sense or sensibility.

Apple's tablet lead shrinks as Android gains momentum

Android tablets drove tablet sales growth in the third quarter of 2013. Apple’s iPad shipments were flat, and Windows tablets continued to struggle, according to two research reports.

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Fantastical 2 for iPhone review: Calendar app gets more fantastic for iOS 7

Outstanding calendar app maintains intuitive interface and natural-language-event-creation capabilities, gains reminder management and an overhauled interface.

Why BBM for Android, iOS Success will be short-lived

Can 20 million new BlackBerry Messenger users really be wrong? Yes, if a cross-platform BBM can't offering uniquely compelling features.

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Calendars 5 for iOS review: Better than Calendar on all your devices

Calendars 5 is an impressive calendar app for iOS that looks terrific, offers easy-to-use features, and works equally well on iPhone and iPad.

Livescribe's latest smartpen draws heavily on iOS

The Livescribe 3 smartpen captures your notes as you jot them down, syncing them with a companion app for the iPad, iPod touch, and iPhone.

First look: Tweetbot 3 for iPhone revisits a classic

Tapbots has revamped its popular Tweetbot client for iPhone with a new design for iOS 7, and a few new features.

Apple's iOS and OS X apps get the update treatment

Sure, Apple's iWork and iLife apps are the heavy hitters, but this week Cupertino also revved many of its smaller apps for iOS and OS X. Here's a rundown.

Hands-on with GarageBand for iOS and OS X

Apple has released new versions of GarageBand for iOS and OS X. Chris Breen gives a listen.

What you need to know about Apple's free apps policy

Apple made waves during Tuesday's media event when the company announced that its iLife and iWork suite would be free for customers who buy a new Mac or iOS device. But the apps are also free for users who already have the apps installed, and one app is free, period. Here's our guide to demystifying Apple's new pricing structure on its iLife and iWork apps.

How the iPad Air stacks up against its competitors

In the battle of large tablets, Apple's featherweight floats like a butterfly, stings like a bee.

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