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Alternatives to Apple’s iOS Music app

Apple’s Music app feels like overkill for simply playing your iPhone’s music library. These apps do a better job.

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Handy iOS and OS X accessibility features everyone should know

Enhance your interface with these features built right into the operating system.

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Disney Infinity: Toy Box 3.0 unites Star Wars, Marvel, and money (of course)

The latest media mash-up delivers creative fun, but it's pretty rough right now.

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Facebook adds 3D Touch support, tests a dedicated Shopping feed

Facebook updated its iOS app for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and we also found great iOS updates for Day One and TripAdvisor.

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Visiting China? Apple News will be blocked

Apple’s News app bumps up against Chinese censorship rules.


Peace, love and misunderstanding: Not getting other people’s smartphone choices

A cheap phone might be right for you but that doesn't mean it's right for everyone.

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The week in iOS apps: Movie mayhem

Our latest roundup features game apps associated with two of our favorite franchises: The Martian and The Walking Dead. Read on!

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All together now: Would Apple ever go for Microsoft-style convergence?

One device to rule them all, or a different tool for every job?

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Apple pulls the plug on in-app ad-blockers

The company doesn't want apps installing root certificates on your iPhone for security reasons.

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iOS 9's "back to" button helps you master multitasking

iOS 9's "back to" button makes switching between multiple apps on your iPhone smoother than ever before.

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Apple Pay coming to Starbucks shops at long last

KFC and Chili's will also accept Apple Pay by next spring.

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Piece together the clues in this choose-your-own-adventure mystery Her Story

Her Story is an interactive narrative game that uses video clips, an open-ended search engine, and non-linear storytelling to give players a completely unique experience.

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AT&T kicks off Wi-Fi calling years after T-Mobile

AT&T kicked off Wi-Fi calling on newer-model iPhones running iOS 9 after winning permission from the Federal Communications Commission.

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Lyft's new perks for drivers prove it's the kinder, gentler car-hailing app

Happier drivers might mean better service for Lyft users.

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Burner adds IFTTT-like recipes for your throwaway phone numbers

This iOS app makes your phone number smarter with Evernote, Slack, Soundcloud, and Dropbox integration.