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Microsoft says Pix, its new iOS camera app, is better than Apple's

Pix enhances your photos as they're shot, and even imitates Apple's own Live Photos feature.

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Nintendo's hotly anticipated Pokémon Go Plus wearable delayed until September

Nintendo says the Pokémon Go Plus wearable won't hit its original July release time frame.

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Language apps for iOS: Rosetta Stone beats Duolingo and Babbel

Learning a second language can be fun with an app to gamify the process—but tried-and-true Rosetta Stone works the best.

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Apple remains optimistic after a tough Q3 2016

iPad revenue finally increases a little, and Apple is spending a lot on R&D, indicating new products in the pipeline.

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The best Pokémon Go map grabs data directly from the Pokémon Go servers

Pokévision may be the best Pokémon Go map, as it apparently taps the Niantic API itself to provide a real-time feed of what Pokémon are spawning in Pokémon Go, and exactly where.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Hear your music better with Aqua

This week's roundup includes "the world's lightest micro-amplifier"—a gadget that'll help your iPhone music sound better.

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Nothing good on: Losing it about the Apple TV

Didn't sell as many units at the iPhone? Must be a failure.

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A cleaner, simpler Google Maps focuses on 'actionable info'

The new Google Maps revamp is all about "actionable information," according to Google.

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How to change payment methods for an iPhone Upgrade Program loan

Apple uses Citizens One for some of its financing. What happens when you don't have an account number and need to change payment methods?

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Apple Music's big iOS 10 redesign fails to impress

Thought Apple Music couldn't get any more cluttered or complicated? Think again.

What happened to Apple Music in iOS 10?

Apple Music's redesign was supposed to make easier to use, but iOS 10 only makes Apple’s streaming service more complicated.

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Ford commits to Apple CarPlay, offering it with SYNC 3 for all 2017 vehicles

Ford's making a big commitment to connected car platforms, announcing that every 2017 Ford model will run Apple CarPlay if equipped with the company's SYNC 3 infotainment platform.

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The Sky(pe) is falling! Skype moves to the cloud, but what about security?

Microsoft's move of Skype to the cloud comes with a continuing lack of disclosure on security and privacy.

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How my Apple Watch's heart rate monitoring saved my life

Chuck La Tournous has a scary story with a happy ending. Whew.

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Picture this: Unannounced phone in big trouble

The iPhone 7, like so many Apple products, comes pre-doomed.

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This Week in iOS Apps: Relax!

This week's roundup includes apps for music, coloring, watching movies, and playing games.