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Freemium Field Test: Pokémon Shuffle shakes up Nintendo's classic with match-three battles

It looks like Pokémon but plays like a lot of other mobile puzzlers—still, it's fun.

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How to enable Safari ad-blockers in iOS 9

Now you can browse Safari without an annoying ad taking up the entire screen. We'll show you how to enable ad-blockers in iOS 9.

iOS 9: How to enable ad-blockers in Safari

A bunch of new apps let you browse Safari in iOS 9 without being interrupted by pesky ads. Here's how to enable these ad-blockers.

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Apple Music FAQ: The ins and outs of Apple's new streaming music service

What kind of playlists can I create? Will Apple Music replace iTunes? What will happen to my Beats subscription? We have the answers, and more.


Bubble thinking: When Apple doesn’t fit your world view

Apple doesn't pass certain litmus tests but that doesn't mean it doesn't have advantages.

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The Week in iOS Apps: It's complicated

Apple Watches are full of complications—in the best sense of the word. Really. We'll show you two apps featuring new complications, plus more from the iOS world. Read on!

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SoundShare review: A social network for you and your music-loving friends

Find out what your friends are listening to and get quick access to a shared playlist.

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Apple disables iOS 9's space-saving 'app slicing' feature due to iCloud bug

The 'app slicing' feature in iOS 9 that would enable developers to target slimmer variants of their apps to specific devices is unavailable because of a bug in iCloud, Apple's cloud service for its devices.

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How to get transit directions using Maps in iOS 9

iOS 9 finally brings public transit directions to Apple Maps. Watch how you can get from point A to point B using trains, buses, and subways.

iOS 9: How to get transit directions in Maps

Apple finally brings public transit directions to its Maps app in iOS 9. Here’s how you can incorporate bus, train, and subway directions when planning your trip.

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Content-blocker Crystal will whitelist some companies' ads by default

If you thought the iOS 9 content-blocking controversy was dying down, you thought wrong.

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Microsoft's new Invite app makes scheduling meetings on iPhone a breeze

The latest project from Microsoft's Garage division is an app that helps users better schedule meetings.

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Macworld’s October Digital Edition: Hands-on with the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus

Live Photos and 3D Touch are especially delightful.

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XcodeGhost: App Store malware shows the weakest links and Apple’s advantage

The first widespread introduction of malware to the App Store turned out relatively benign. It shows the soft spots in Apple’s security chain.

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Who owns which apps you’ve installed in iOS? A better answer

A better answer to a perplexing and annoying iOS problem in which you're queried to enter a password for an app installed from someone else's account.

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Plex 4.0 for iOS review: A “free” personal media player worth paying for

Plex for iOS turns digital media into a secure personal cloud viewable from anywhere there’s an Internet connection (or offline, with a paid subscription).

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Apple lists 25 apps impacted by XcodeGhost

Apple has identified 25 iOS apps on its stores that used a rogue version of its Xcode development tool.