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Hands on: Phorm takes the awkwardness out of thumb-typing on an iPad mini

With every new iOS device, our poor thumbs have to relearn how to type quickly on the software keyboard. Phorm's tactile guides are there when you need them, and fade away like magic when you don't.

Phorm makes your iPad mini's keyboard a little more touchable

Flip a switch on this iPad mini case, and tiny bubbles will appear on the screen to help you type faster on the software keyboard. Flip it back, and the bubbles fade away.

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Apple Watch is a day away, but the Apple Watch User Guide is now online

Now you have something to read while you wait for your Apple Watch to come to your doorstep.

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Apple Watch gaming: Devs talk early titles and the challenges of wearable fun

Which games will be available around the launch, and how were they designed? We chatted with several game makers to find out.

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Freemium Field Test: Final Fantasy: Record Keeper mines nostalgia with fair, albeit flat results

All the big Final Fantasy games rolled into one, minus story, character development, exploration, and more.

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Live streaming apps like Meerkat and Periscope pose legal risks for users

Apps like Meerkat and Periscope can lead users astray of privacy and copyright laws

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The Hunt's revamped app solves life's big mystery: Where can I buy that?

Every image is a buying opportunity when The Hunt's community tracks down what you're looking for.

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Halo comes to iOS, but it's not the same shooter you know from Xbox

Microsoft brings the smash series to the App Store with a pair of spinoff games—and here's a hands-on look at both.

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Report: Apple Pay on its way to Canada this fall

Canadian banks might balk at adopting Apple Pay due to high fees and security concerns.

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The Week in iOS App: Hail Halo!

This week's roundup of apps includes the arrival of Halo on iOS with two new games. Plus, big updates from Any.Do, Tumblr, and more.

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You should play: Naught Reawakening spins the platforming genre upside-down with this riveting sequel

Fans of platformers who have grown tired of making their character jump, shoot, and run through obstacles may enjoy this game’s feeling of weightlessness and frightening abandon.

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Cloud shopping: Is iCloud Photo Library the best value for your dollar?

The new OS X Photos app might tempt you into paying for more iCloud storage, but it's not necessarily the best deal in town.

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4 lessons the iPhone should learn from the Apple Watch

Michael Simon can't wait to see Apple bring Watch-first features like force taps and Digital Touch to the iPhone.

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Baseball app GameChanger brings major league scorekeeping to little league games

With real-time game updates from amateur leagues, GameChanger helps players track their progress—and allows parents to follow along when they miss their kid's game.

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All about Action buttons, your handy helpers in iOS

Action buttons are ready when you want to share, print, save, or otherwise interact with something in iOS.

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iOS 8.4 beta brings a Music app overhaul

New features include customizable playlist images, a mini-player for quickly controlling playback, and a global search function.