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Help bonsai trees bloom in the delightful iOS puzzler Prune

While you may hesitate to download a game that is seemingly a shallow exercise in pruning tree branches, Prune will actually be the most refreshing puzzle game you’ll play all month.

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The Week in iOS Apps: These 20 apps are ready for multitasking and Spotlight search in iOS 9

App developers are starting to update their apps to take advantage of iOS 9's new features—like multitasking on the iPad, Spotlight search, and support for 3D Touch on the upcoming iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. Here are some of the coolest ones.

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Marco Arment pulls his iOS 9 ad blocker Peace from the App Store

The $3 app used Ghostery's database to allow users to block ads in Mobile Safari, but Arment didn't "feel good" about it after the fact. Here's how to get a refund.

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Organizer review: Incorrect photo metadata meets its match

Organizer helps keep your iCloud Photo Library tidy by enabling date, time, and location data adjustments not possible with Apple Photos on iOS.

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How to get started with Apple News, iOS 9's Newsstand replacement

Looking for something to read? Apple is now delivering your daily news.

How to get started with Apple News in iOS 9

Want to start reading your favorite stories in the iOS 9 News app, right now? We'll walk you through it.

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How iOS 9 fixes HealthKit's woman problem

Apple forgot that reproductive health is hugely important to women when it released HealthKit. That's no longer the case.

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Find out which iOS app is requesting your Apple ID password

A reader let a friend manually install an app on his iPhone. Years later, it started asking for a password—but which app.

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Here's how many users upgraded to iOS 9 on Day 1

Mobile analytics firm Mixpanel reports that over 12 percent of iOS devices are now running iOS 9.


iOS 9: Five small features that will change your life

These hidden features in iOS 9 prove that even small changes can have a big impact.

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Hands-on with content blocking Safari extensions in iOS 9

iOS 9 brings Safari filters that can block ads, trackers, video, popups, and more. Here's how to choose a content blocker and set it up.

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How to use iOS 9 content blockers to remove web popover boxes

Many sites overlay boxes with reminders, calls to action, and other nuisances you've dismissed again and again. Some iOS 9 content blockers can remove them.

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Apple releases 'Move to iOS' app for Android users

Now that iOS 9 is out of beta, Apple wants to lure more Android users into its ecosystem.

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Getting started with "Hey Siri" in iOS 9

Did you know that you can activate Siri with just the sound of your voice when your iPhone is plugged in—no Home button needed? Here's how to set up this "always on" feature.

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Podcast 474: A new iOS update is now available

Glenn and Susie are joined by Brianna Wu of Giant Spacekat, who gives us some real talk about developing games for the next Apple TV. Elsewhere, we talk iOS 9 and the new iPhone 6s.

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Hands-on with iCloud Drive, a brand-new app in iOS 9

iOS 9 has an optional iCloud Drive app that makes is much easier to access your iCloud Drive files.