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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.

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Playing games: No, Apple is not a monopoly

Only Apple could get derided for having low market share and accused of being a monopoly at the same time.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Barbie is back!

This week's roundup includes a new app from everybody's favorite supermodel doll. Read on!

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Viber's Secret Chats sets a time limit on entire conversations

Viber's got a new feature for those who don't want their secret conversations uncovered by losing their phone.

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Get in touch with your inner free-running assassin in Assassin's Creed Identity for iOS

As it turns out, assassinating people is just as fun on mobile as it is on console.

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iOS podcast apps review roundup: Castro 2.3, Overcast 3, and Pocket Casts 6.5

The latest versions of two of the most popular iOS podcast apps have new releases, while a third had a major overhaul last year. We compare their best features.

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Overcast 3 review: iOS podcast app adds a queue and perks up its interface

The latest revision of this popular podcast app shaves off remaining rough edges and adds missing features.

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Pocket Casts 6.5 review: iOS podcast app emphasizes graphics and simplicity

An elegant update to a long-running app that keeps the interface straightforward and attractive.

How to create a mobile hotpsot with your iPhone or iPad

CIO.com senior writer Sarah White demonstrates what it takes to get your mobile hotspot access working so you can hit the open road.

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Facebook’s Messenger Day is yet another Snapchat clone—but with a twist

Messenger is the latest Facebook property to integrate Snapchat-style slideshows, but this time they’re intended to help you meet up with friends in real life.

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WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with Apple, other tech companies

Apple will know exactly what exploits the CIA used to hack its iPhones. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he will share the code with tech companies so they can patch flaws in their devices.

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Accessibility features in macOS and iOS that everyone should try

The Accessibility menus hold lots of little tweaks to make your Mac, iPhone, and iPad easier to use.

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Apple’s not missing much by not having a Siri speaker

Apple doesn’t need to jump every time analysts say boo.

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Apple has already fixed most of the iOS exploits the CIA used

The company responded to information from a WikiLeaks release of CIA documents that claim the agency has ways to hack iPhones that Apple doesn't know about.

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Peter Panic is a delightfully demented video game musical

It's WarioWare meets Broadway, as rapid-fire micro-games pair with show tunes.

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The Week in iOS Accessories and Cases: Black AirPods?

Wish your new AirPods were any other color but white? We have the solution for you in this week's roundup.