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Apple announces $10 billion App Store sales in 2013, $1 billion in December alone

Citing unprecedented demand, the company announced that it has now paid more than $15B to developers.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Resolution revolution

This week's roundup of new and updated iOS apps offers ways to keep your New Year's resolutions to get fit, eat better, and make good decisions. And if you just want to have a better music-listening experience, we've got help on that front, too.

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2013 in Review: Macworld's top stories

Apple held off most of its product launches until late in 2013, but readers found plenty to focus on throughout the year.

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Get started with the iPhone 5c and 5s

Congratulations, you've just gotten an iPhone 5c or 5s. Let us help you set it up, transfer data from your old phone, and get you playing with all its new features.

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Giving the gift of yourself

Mac 911 is back with its 2013 list of ways to use your technical gifts to enhance the lives of others.

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How to create iOS ringtones

With a copy of Apple's GarageBand it's a cinch to create ringtones right on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.

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Fleksy brings alternate keyboard to several popular iOS apps

There's a new keyboard in town, as startup Fleksy brings a new way to enter text into iOS apps like Launch Center Pro and Wordbox.

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iCloud backup tricks for the iPhone and iPad

Running out of iCloud storage? Before you pay for more, try these backup tricks.

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Apple's holiday giveaway app now available to U.S. customers

Apple's 12 Days of Christmas giveaway app is back for 2013—and can finally bring some holiday cheer to iTunes users in America.

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iOS 7 is Apple's fastest growing mobile operating system

With over 500 million installs, Apple's latest mobile operating system is also its fastest growing ever. That's good news for both Apple and third-party developers.

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iBeacons brings in-store 'hyperlocal' selling to Apple Stores

Apple launched the iBeacons location-aware sales system at all 254 of its U.S. stores on Friday morning. The system, though, isn't quite as frictionless as it sounds.

UK company promotes Newsstand titles with iOS 7's iBeacons

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One magazine company is using iOS 7's iBeacons to alert nearby users about Newsstand versions of publications, and potentially even letting local businesses give access to their customers.

Why Apple should relax its App Store rules

Apple's ecosystem has been successful, in part, by adapting its rules to the evolving needs of its users--but the pace of change has slowed, and problems are starting to pile up again.

Spark Digital microphone review: Cool mic hampered by ungainly stand

Blue Microphones' Spark Digital microphone captures sound well and supports both computer and iOS recording. But its stand makes it more difficult to work with than it should be.

Congratulations! You just won Black Friday with these 11 awesome tips

Don't venture into the jungle of holiday shopping unarmed. Boost your chances of success with these essential Black Friday apps and shopping tips.