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Apple expands Swift Playgrounds to five new languages

Apple's learn-to-code iPad app Swift Playgrounds now supports Simplified Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Latin American Spanish, as well as English.

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Apple's new iPad lineup slashes prices, the iPad Air, and iPad mini storage options

Apple reboots the original iPad with an A9 chip and a lower price as it looks to reinvigorate its foundering family of tablets.

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Unmagic 8 Ball: Predicting the future is hard

But you can rest assured that it doesn't look good for Apple.

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How to monitor your kids' Nintendo Switch gaming habits with your iPhone

Nintendo's parental controls app goes above and beyond with on-the-go perks.

What does my iPhone reveal about me?

Recent studies have found that iPhone users are a unique bunch. Are we smarter but less honest? Here are some personality traits they are more likely to have than their Android counterparts.

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New iPad rumors: Planned Apple Store outage on Tuesday—could it be new iPads?

New iPad Pro models are expected this spring—and could be coming sooner than we think.

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Disney Magic Kingdoms swaps the magic for monotony

A Disney World-inspired park-builder ought to be something special… right?

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Hyperbole much? Apple’s coming apocalypse

The iPhone 8 will be terrible for Apple, just like all the other iPhones.

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Meet SwapBots, an augmented-reality toy that pairs with the iPad

These cute robot toys are unique on their own, but they pack a secret.

Watch SwapBots spring to life thanks to augmented reality

Build a robot, pair it with your smartphone or tablet, and watch it come to life.

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Google somehow made Apple’s Live Photos better, with an update for Motion Stills

Google's Motion Stills app for iOS just added new features that make it easier to edit and export images.

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Apple Music recruits new student ‘ambassadors’

The Apple Music Ambassador program will have Twitter influencers in the U.K. promoting the streaming service in exchange for a free membership and other perks.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Can an app be your friend? Replika wants to try

This week's roundup includes a couple of artificial intelligence offerings—including an app that says it loves you.

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How Bumble is becoming the connection queen of the App Store

What began as a dating app is now a place for women to make friends and meet possible business connections. Founder Whitney Wolfe outlined the app's next steps at SXSW.

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The iPad Pro needs a refresh: Here's what to expect

From processor bumps to a new 10-inch model to a rebranded iPad mini, everything's about to change.

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Amazon brings Alexa to its main iOS app to help iPhone users shop and track orders

Siri who? iPhone users can now ask Alexa to track a package or play a Prime video.