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Updates strengthen ties between Microsoft Outlook and other Office iOS apps

Changes give iPhone and iPad users an easier way to share and edit documents through email.


You can now send Twitter DMs that are way longer than 140 characters

Twitter opens the floodgates: expanding the DM character limit from 140 characters to 10,000.


Alphabear for iOS rewards big words and big bears alike

This charming word puzzler is designed to become your new daily habit. Embrace it.

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Facebook said to be prepping Twitter-like news app for mobile

Facebook is reportedly creating a news app that delivers breaking news to users from partner news sources.

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Salesforce showcases 5 new Apple Watch apps for businesses

Another 15 are waiting in the wings.

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Microsoft begins private beta of Skype for Business apps for iOS, Android

Microsoft begins sending out invitations to try out the new iOS and Android apps.


Freemium Field Test: Angry Birds 2 is a somewhat muddled return to form

It's filled with free-to-play elements, but the first numbered sequel does recall the glory days—to some effect.


5 weird iOS keyboards for expressing your wacky self

Try these third-party keyboards to communicate with Klingon symbols, customized emojis, or even Lil' Wayne rap lyrics.

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Thrilling choose-your-own-adventure game Lifeline leaves an astronaut's fate in your hands

You’re a stranded astronaut’s only hope—and you can only communicate through text messages.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Fantastical, Cloud Outliner improve your organization options

This week's roundup of new and updated apps features advances in productivity apps like Fantastical 2 and Cloud Outliner 2.

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Microsoft doubles down on watch apps with Translator, Outlook and more

New apps bring productivity to users' wrists on Android Wear and Apple Watch


Hands-on with Outlook for Apple Watch: Microsoft’s app does smartwatch email right

A solid e-mail app is essential for Apple Watch users. Outlook’s new smartwatch adaptation gets the job done with a priority inbox and helpful shortcuts.

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Facebook gives businesses more ways to privately message users

Businesses can now respond to users' comments on Facebook via Facebook Messenger.

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The Week in iOS Apps: Angry Birds returns!

There've been lots of Angry Birds games in recent years, but until this week never a true sequel to the original.

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Starbucks's iOS app now lets you order ahead and skip the line

Thanks to your iPhone, you can step right up to the counter and be on your way faster than you can say Java Chip Frappuccino.