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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.

Teach Siri nicknames

Looking for a simpler way to tell Siri which of the many Dans, Jennifers, or Jasons in your contacts list you want to call? Nicknames can do the trick.

How Israeli hackers inspired iOS 7

theverge.com

A to-do app built by a young Israeli developer and his team of elite ex-military programmers was one of the models for Apple's new flat-and-simple iOS design.

Nancy Solomon and the terrible, horrible, no good, very bad Calendar

iOS 7's Calendar app isn't going over terrible well with those who find its text difficult to read. Chris Breen squints at the issue.

How to set up a FaceTime 'picture phone'

A reader wants to outfit his mother with a 'picture phone.' Chris Breen offers a few strategies for doing exactly that.

Why businesses are embracing iOS 7

iOS 7 added a slew of new features geared to make businesses happy. And from what we hear from enterprise experts and businesspeople, it's working.

And then Steve said, ‘Let there be an iPhone’

nytimes.com

The New York Times's Fred Vogelstein tells senior engineer Andy Grignon's story about the making of the iPhone.

Bugs & Fixes: When iTunes warns about untransferred items

Ted Landau offers advice on iOS devices that, when plugged into a Mac, insist that there are items on the device that haven't been transferred to the Mac's copy of iTunes.

Secrets of the iOS 7 keyboard

Uncover hidden characters and handy shortcuts with this guide to your iOS device's keyboard.

Netflix adds HD streaming, AirPlay support for iOS 7

Netflix users, start your update engines! A updated mobile app gives iOS 7 users HD streaming and AirPlay support.

Mocana unwraps protection for iOS 7 apps

Mocana will soon let companies wrap iOS 7 apps in a layer of security software designed to insulate enterprise data from hackers.

Apple planning fix for iMessage bug in iOS 7

wsj.com

The company told the Journal that the problem, where iMessages appear to be sent but only report failure much later on, will be fixed in a subsequent update.

Dealing with the quirks of iOS 7

Questions about iOS 7 have been pouring into the Mac 911 mailbag. Chris Breen answers the most common ones.

Introducing Frax, a compelling new iOS fractal app

Host Jackie Dove speaks with the developers of Frax, a new fractal generation app.