Don't-Miss iOS Stories

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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.

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Mail in iOS 9: Three huge changes that make email less awful

Document attachments, intelligent search, and multitasking features make Mail more useful than ever.

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Meet the new Notes, iOS 9's feature-packed Evernote rival

Notes is no longer the most basic native app in iOS.

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Hands-on with Maps in iOS 9: Introducing public transit and more accurate data

With the addition of public transit info and nearby recommendations, Apple Maps is finally catching up to its biggest competitor: Google Maps.

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Bottom line: Yes, you should upgrade to iOS 9

It's faster and more secure, it'll use less power, and it doesn't need as much space as iOS 8 did. Just get it!

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How to upgrade to iOS 9 (and, if you need to, reinstall iOS 8)

Step-by-step instructions for installing the latest version of iOS—and how to reinstall iOS 8, just in case.


25 new iOS 9 features that are rocking our world

Sometimes it's the small things that make the biggest difference.

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Hands-on with the new, proactive Spotlight in iOS 9

The update to Spotlight should save you loads of time getting to where you want to go.

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How to use the iPad's new multitasking features in iOS 9

Now you can have two iPad apps opened at once in iOS 9. Here's how it works.

Getting started with iPad multitasking in iOS 9

Open two apps simultaneously? iOS 9 is turning the iPad into a powerful multitasking machine.

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iOS 9 FAQ: Everything you need to know about Apple's new mobile OS

Do you have a question about iOS 9? We've got you covered.


Hail Hydra: Why Apple shouldn’t make multi-use devices

Apple's modus operandi is making devices suited to particular uses.

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How to prepare your devices for iOS 9

Don't rush to upgrade on Wednesday without backing up.

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Review: Skype 6.0 for iOS brings renewed focus to a venerable communication app

It may no longer be the wonder child of yore, but this old dog still has a few tricks up its sleeve.

Apple shutting down transit app HopStop in October

HopStop, acquired by Apple in 2013, serves transit directions to 113 U.S. cities, while Apple Maps in iOS 9 will serve only six.