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Keep up with every World Cup gooooooooooal with these soccer apps

American Football? No way. The next month is all about the other football.

on techhive.com

Reading List: Zen and the art of product design

A new lock screen bypass rears its head, Apple aims for more marketing moves, and exactly what kind of Buddhist was Steve Jobs?

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Microsoft 'remasters' Skype iPhone app to solve messaging bugs

Microsoft's Skype team said the new iPhone app version, due in a week, will finally be on a par with its Android and iOS counterparts. In particular, the pesky offline messaging bugs will be solved, the team promises.

Reading List: Apple tries to buy chic

The company's also helping users avoid marketers in iOS 8 and its much-anticipated stock split is now here.

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Apple Maps search may get personal, and much better, thanks to Spotsetter

Apple has reportedly acquired Spotsetter, a social search and mapping startup, after the service said that it had closed down.

on pcworld.com

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8 more features we want Apple to 'borrow' for iOS

We recently identified five features in iOS 8 that were cribbed from Android, but why stop there? Apple should nab these others too.

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You Should Play: Thomas Was Alone

Little blocks, or complex characters with myriad neuroses? This game has more than what meets the eye.

on techhive.com

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Why iOS 8 will be a big deal to educators

Fraser Speirs is a leader in bringing the iPad into schools. Here's what he thinks iOS 8 will bring to the education market that iOS 7 didn't.

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Marco Polo is the app that shouts back at you when you can't find your phone

Remember the classic pool game? Play it with your iPhone.

on techhive.com

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WWDC: iOS comes into its own with extensions

With the advent of extensibility in iOS 8, Dan Moren argues, Apple's mobile OS is finally coming into its own as a mature platform.

Reading List: Apple news you might have missed

Apple dumped so much information on us at Monday's WWDC keynote, we let a few good stories go by without remark. Here's what you might have missed.

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Continuity is the future of Apple: The right device for the right space

Apple is building a future in which sales numbers for the Mac (or for the Next Big Thing) don’t matter as much as the the users who hook into it and the stories they want to tell.

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Survey: iOS apps now top browsers as the way to watch TV online

Online TV consumption is at an all-time high, Adobe says in a study of online video trends, with more people turning to iOS apps to get their TV fix.

on techhive.com

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iCloud, meet Photos: What's changing for your images in iOS 8

When iOS 8 arrives in the fall, Apple will be making a major shift in how your images are stored in the Photos app. Here's what will change (and what won't).

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Sherlocked! Nine technologies Apple disrupted at WWDC

This year’s WWDC keynote was packed with new technologies for iOS and OS X. While that's great for users, it could spell trouble for a number of competing products from other vendors.