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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.

on techhive.com

Blackberry sees 10 million BBM downloads in 24 hours

Blackberry says its new app that opens up the proprietary BBM messaging platform to Android and Apple users was downloaded 10 million times in just over its first 24 hours of availability.

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iOS 7.0.3 is released with fixes for iMessage, accelerometer bugs

If other recent Apple announcements weren't enough to get your head in a spin, Apple has pushed iOS 7.0.3 to iOS devices everywhere. The update adds support for iCloud Keychain and should provide two big fixes: both to the accelerometer calibration issue some users were seeing and recent iMessage bugs.

Six iPhones tested, and they can't agree on magnetic north

Readings that vary by 20-plus degrees make the iPhone less useful than a $15 compass.

How to make text in iOS 7 more legible

iOS 7 is a challenging change for some people. Chris Breen offers tips for making it work and look the way you want it to.

How to recalibrate the motion sensors in your iPhone 5s

If you find yourself having problems with the motion sensors that power your iPhone's Compass, Maps, or other third-party apps, there's an easy way to try and fix the problem -- though it may not always work.

Analysis: Reports of cuts in iPhone 5c orders are no reason to panic

According to a report from the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Apple is planning to cut orders for the iPhone 5c. But don’t go shouting "Apple's plastic iPhone is doomed" off the rooftops just yet -- here's why this isn't really anything to worry your head over.