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The Week in iOS Apps: We've got your goat!

The top new apps of the week include games, social networking, productivity, and goat-simulating offerings. You read that right.

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HealthKit app Lark talks to you to help you stay active

Lark tracks your sleeping and fitness activity, and engages in quick conversations with you to keep you on track with your daily goals.

App Invasion: HealthKit app Lark talks to you to help you stay active

Lark tracks your sleeping and fitness activity, and engages in quick conversations with you to keep you on track with your daily goals.

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Call the plumber: How to teach Siri about your relationships

We all have nicknames for our nearest and dearest. Why not tell Siri what they are?

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Hands-on with Places, Waze’s latest feature

Leave tips and photos about different locations to help other Waze users discover new spots.

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Meet the first crop of third-party keyboards for iOS 8

Interested in taking a replacement keyboard for a spin? Here's a first look at some popular early options for iOS 8.

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No path back: Apple stops signing iOS 7.1.2

If you didn't take our advice to revert from iOS 8 to iOS 7 while there was still time you're too late. That path is now blocked.

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You Should Play: Dark platformer Oscura: Second Shadow holds its own amongst copycats

This (literally) dark platformer is smooth, challenging, and has intuitive controls.

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The Week in iOS Apps: A $15 to-do list manager, an Evernote update, and more

This week's roster of new and updated iOS apps includes access to 15,000 great recipes from the New York Times' food archives. Plus, apps for golfers, gamers, and note-takers.

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The best Notification Center widgets in iOS 8 right now

Tons of apps have been updated to include Notification Center compatibility, but that doesn't mean you should install them all.

App Invasion: Stay on task and log time with Hours

This time management tool helps keep you on task, and shines in iOS 8's new widget feature.

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Apple quickly issues iOS 8.0.2 update

A day after pulling the flawed iOS 8.0.1, Apple issues the 8.0.2 update that reinstates the earlier update's fixes and improvements.

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Apple offers workaround for iPhones borked by iOS 8.0.1

If you’re still struggling to downgrade to iOS 8, follow these instructions.

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iOS 8 and Yosemite are the next step in unconstrained computing

As much fun as it is to examine a new OS's features and functions, it's also worthwhile to put them in context. Chris Breen considers the Big Picture.

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Get to know iOS 8: Mail lets you process your inbox fast and write better drafts

These five new abilities in Mail will make a big difference to people who get way too much email.

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Apple quickly drops iOS 8.0.1 to fix HealthKit bug

Some users experiencing issues with cellular connectivity and Touch ID after updating their software.

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Makin' copies: How to preserve automatically deleted iOS installers

In the bad old days, Apple allowed iOS installer files to pile up. That's no longer the case but some people still want them. Chris Breen provides a way to automatically create them.