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Android wins again: Future features beat Apple every time

Why does Apple even bother making new iPhones when future Android phones always win?

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The Week in iOS Apps: Top o' the news!

This week's roundup includes two new apps that promise to revolutionize the way you get your headlines.

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The Roll review: iPhone app takes intelligent charge of your Camera Roll

EyeEm’s free app rates, ranks, and tags your photos so you don’t have to.

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Apple’s Amazon Echo competitor might be another new Apple TV

Why launch a new product to compete with Echo and Google Home, when you can just slap a speaker and microphone into the Apple TV?

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Patent troll wants Apple to shut down iMessage and FaceTime

After winning a patent case, VirnetX asked the judge to order Apple to stop using technology inside its iOS and Mac chat apps.

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Bored now: iPhone kittens turn into iPhone cats

It can't be the summer of 2007 forever.

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Google is making the same mistake now that Microsoft did in the 90s

Apps made for an operating system shouldn't insist on aping the design elements of a totally different operating system.

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Podcast 509: Apple and Google and AI and the future

Google I/O is over, and WWDC is about to happen—it's the perfect time to compare Google's approach to Apple's, and wonder what will happen if we move from a mobile-first world to an AI-first one.

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96% off Complete Mobile App Developer Course Bundle - Deal Alert

Learn Everything You Need to Turn Your App Idea into a Real, Working Product with 10 Courses (77.5+ Hours) of Premium Content. For a limited time just $49 with this rather dramatic 96% off deal.

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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.