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Apple Music recruits new student ‘ambassadors’

The Apple Music Ambassador program will have Twitter influencers in the U.K. promoting the streaming service in exchange for a free membership and other perks.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Can an app be your friend? Replika wants to try

This week's roundup includes a couple of artificial intelligence offerings—including an app that says it loves you.

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How Bumble is becoming the connection queen of the App Store

What began as a dating app is now a place for women to make friends and meet possible business connections. Founder Whitney Wolfe outlined the app's next steps at SXSW.

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The iPad Pro needs a refresh: Here's what to expect

From processor bumps to a new 10-inch model to a rebranded iPad mini, everything's about to change.

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Amazon brings Alexa to its main iOS app to help iPhone users shop and track orders

Siri who? iPhone users can now ask Alexa to track a package or play a Prime video.

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40% off WeMo Wi-Fi Smart Plug, Works with Amazon Alexa - Deal Alert

Plug in a Wemo Switch, download the free app, and start controlling your lights and appliances from anywhere in the world, right from your phone.

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Obsession: For iPads

Why the heck is Apple still making iPads?!

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Why Snapchat might be working on the iPhone killer

After its IPO, Snapchat's parent company shows more evidence that it could be working on a phone.

Is Snapchat building the iPhone killer?

Snapchat's parent company has hired mobile engineering and design talent away from Apple, HTC, and Google. Could a Snapchat phone be in the works?

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Google adds a read-it-later feature to Chrome for iOS

Just like Safari on iOS, Chrome has a read-it-later feature to bookmark interesting articles for your leisure time.

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Podcast 550: Accessibility and superpowers

The iPad rumors won't quit, and we're thinking more about accessibility.

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How to fix a persistent iCloud approval request on your iPhone

What to do when Apple keeps pestering you with a request for a security approval and there doesn't seem to be a way to grant it or deny it.

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6 apps Apple really needs to make for Android

If Apple is ever planning to bring any more apps to the Play Store, I hope it's one of these.

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Scaredy cat: The latest company Apple should be afraid of

It's always something, isn't it?

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Uptime is a new way to watch YouTube with iPhone-using friends, no matter where they are

Uptime, the first product from Google’s incubator Area 120, is a fun, wacky way to watch, comment on, and share YouTube videos with your friends.

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Microsoft updates Cortana for iOS with a fresh look

Microsoft gave its Cortana app for iOS a facelift Friday, replacing its old black and blue aesthetic with a new look that puts the assistant’s key features at users’ fingertips.