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How to prepare your devices for iOS 8

iOS 8 is coming soon. Here are some steps you can take to prepare your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch for it.

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You Should Play: Zen Pinball

Realistic pinball action with loads of tables on your tablet or phone—and plenty of digital flash to boot.

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Hanx Writer brings 1940s typewriter technology to the iPad, and nails it

It's a typewriter, on the iPad, brought to you by Tom Hanks. Enough said.

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SwiftKey reveals details about its iOS 8 keyboard

SwiftKey Keyboard will look a lot like its Android counterpart, but with a distinctly iOS feel.

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iOS 8 FAQ: What we know about Apple's next-generation mobile OS

Apple has finally announced a ship date (September 17) for the operating system that'll be running our iPhones and iPads for the next year. Here's what you need to know about it before then.

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Slideshow: Highlights from the 9.9.2014 Apple event

A collection of photos from Tuesday's introduction of the iPhone 6 and the Apple Watch.

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iOS 8 to launch on September 17

The company's new mobile operating system will come preinstalled on new iPhones and be available as a free updates for existing users.

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Tweet storm: Follow Apple's big event, 140 characters at a time

What will Tim Cook announce at Apple's fall event? An iPhone? Two iPhones? Two iPhones and an iPod Shuffle?

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Swarm updates leaderboards to rank check-ins by location type

Check-in to more coffee shops than your friends, earn a golden sticker.

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How to correct Siri's pronunciation

Is Siri mispronouncing the name of your friends and family? Chris Breen shows you how to set her straight.

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7 dictionary and reference apps that are not just for students

These wiki-tools, thesauruses, and word games make awesome tools for use inside and out of the classroom.

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Extensions could be the App Store's next gold rush

They may not be as exciting as a new handset or wearable technologies, but extensions could well be iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite's star feature.

Instagram's Hyperlapse turns your videos into gorgeous time-lapses

Hyperlapse makes this high-tech special effect easy to produce and share.

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First look: Valiant Hearts for iOS explores World War I's human side via puzzles, love letters, and cartoon visuals

Ubisoft's new iOS game shuns intense violence and killing for an uncommon war adventure.

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The best apps for taking notes

With so many awesome apps at your disposal, using a pen and paper just doesn't make much sense.

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Apple will keep pushing for a sales ban on Samsung products

Apple will appeal an order from this week that denied the ban