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A closer look at iOS 7.1's accessibility changes

Accessibility expert, Josh de Lioncourt, guides you through the accessibility changes wrought by iOS 7.1

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Shorter iPhone returns, digital tipping, and caveat emptor

Apple shortens the iPhone return period, Starbucks prepares to add tipping to its mobile app, and in-app purchasers beware!

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First look: Create your own scavenger hunts with Phigital

This new social discovery app emphasizes curated guides that bring you to different locations.

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Sky Guide for iOS invites you to gaze at the stars

You don't have to be an expert stargazer to enjoy the night sky thanks to Sky Guide: It's a beautifully constructed app to help you find the stars, satellites, planets, and constellations above your head.

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Meet the company that's smartening up push notifications

Urban Airship is the middleware between the apps you use and the notifications they send you -- the useful, targeted, non-annoying notifications, anyway.

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Podcast: AppCamp4Girls!

Jean MacDonald, formerly of Smile Software, joins Serenity Caldwell and Chris Breen to talk about her new, full-time avocation, App Camp For Girls.

Flappy Bird creator Dong Nguyen speaks out

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If you're mourning Flappy Bird, Rolling Stone has an excellent profile on the game's creator -- and how Flappy Bird might once more take to the skies.

Mapping iOS 8, loyal Apples, and a Haunted Empire

What's cooking in the pot of Apple news this fine Tuesday morning? I'm glad you asked. Here are some of the stories that caught our interest.

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Make iOS 7.1 less nausea-inducing

Are iOS 7's thin text, lack of buttons, and dynamic transitions hurting your eyes and your stomach? Here are several easy ways to make iOS 7 a little easier to look at, updated for iOS 7.1.

Demystify the shift key in iOS 7.1

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iMore's Rene Richie has a good image diagram to help you figure out when your iOS 7.1 keyboard's shift key is in lower case, upper case, or caps lock mode.

How iOS 7.1 runs on the iPhone 4

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Apple says iOS 7.1 brings performance improvements to the iPhone 4, but Ars Technica finds that there's only so much that software can do to compensate for aging hardware.

iOS 7.1: The changes we love (and the ones we don’t)

Macworld's Dan Moren, Serenity Caldwell, and Dan Frakes go hands on with the iOS 7.1 update. Here's what we like (and the changes we're not too fond of).

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iOS 7.1 adds CarPlay, interface tweaks, accessibility enhancements

Apple has released iOS 7.1, which brings the new CarPlay feature, as well as plenty of smaller enhancements and bug fixes.

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Our favorite iOS apps, March edition

What iOS apps are Macworld's staffers loving this month? Check in with Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and the rest of the crew.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Gmail gets better

The latest edition of Gmail works about as well as you think it should, at last. Also, apps for paying bills, reading documents, and fighting World War II better than ever.