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The Week in iOS Apps: Adblock Browser gets head start on iOS 9.

You could wait a week for iOS 9 to bring ad blocking features to your iPhone or iPad—or you can get a head start and download Adblock Browser today. Read on!


Absurd infinitum: Deliberately misunderstanding Steve Jobs

Jobs was decrying mobile devices that required a stylus for daily use. Nothing more.

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Take secure steps in upgrading to iOS 9

Here's what you need to know about security when you're updating your iPhone and iPad.

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iOS 9.1 beta brings a taco emoji to iPhones at long last

Beta testers can also train Siri to recognize their voices.

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80 Days' twisting, globetrotting adventure will be even wilder on Mac

We chat with Inkle about bringing the iOS narrative game to desktops this month.


Minecraft update lets Windows 10, iOS, and Android gamers play together

Minecraft: Pocket Edition version 0.12.1 brings a host of improvments, but the biggest one is cross-platform play for all mobile gamers including the Windows 10 version.


Eternal flame: Hanging on to the idea that Apple needs to lower prices

The eternal argument finds a new product to latch onto.

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Hands on: Paper by FiftyThree comes to your pocket with iPhone support

FiftyThree's popular sketching app comes to the iPhone at long last—and learns a few new tricks along the way.

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Status Board 2 review: Update iPad dashboard app still has a sea of untapped potential

This status display app looks great on an iPad or projected onto an HDTV screen

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Microsoft unveils new Office for iPad features on Apple's stage

In a surprise move, Microsoft appeared on Apple's stage to show off Office for iPad during the company's keynote Wednesday morning.

Apple iPhone 3D Touch adds pressure sensitivity

The iPhone 6s and 6s Plus will go on sale September 25.


The Odd Couple: iPhone owners unlikely to rush to Android Wear

The criteria that draw you to an iPhone probably rule out Android Wear.

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Meet Specimen, an iOS game that proves you can't see color as well as you thought

Specimen uses art and science to challenge your eyesight—and it's set to a funky groove.

Specimen mobile game challenges your color perception, keeps you zen

Three friends, professional designers and programmers working out of the New Museum's tech incubator, have created a game about color perception with a soundtrack by the Two Dots composers that greatly enhances the experience.

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How to close apps on your iPhone or iPad

Sometimes, stuff goes wrong. Here's how to shut down a misbehaving app.

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Meet your new (old) favorite endless runner for iOS, Race the Sun

A simple, stunning, and ultra-smooth endless runner.

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Google offers advice to bypass app security in iOS 9 for ad networks

Google has explained to iOS app developers a way to circumvent Apple's iOS 9 requirement for secure network connections. It's legitimate, not as bad as it sounds, and still not good.