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The Week in Mac Apps: Bring your note-taking skills to the next level with NotePlan

This week's roundup of new Mac apps includes NotePlan, a Markdown-based note-taking app with a suite of helpful features.

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Tim Cook's Japan visit could result in superior Apple AI

Japanese engineers might play a vital role in Apple's continued improvements to the artificial intelligence powering Siri.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Create cool custom-made photo frames with ArtSuite

This week's roundup of new Mac apps includes ArtSuite, an app for adding boarders and designs to your photos—perfect for printing and sharing the old-fashioned way.


Amazon Music Unlimited challenges Spotify with steep discounts for Echo, Prime users

Amazon Music Unlimited offers steep discounts and special features to Amazon Echo owners and Amazon Prime subscribers.

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Dropbox for iOS now has in-app PDF signing and new productivity features for iMessage and iPad

Dropbox for iOS improves on mobile productivity with a slew of new features.

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Terror suspect's locked iPhone could lead to a second Apple-FBI showdown

The FBI wants to access data on a locked iPhone owned by a dead stabbing suspect with alleged ties to ISIS.

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French software developer sues Apple, seeking improvements in iOS browser

Software developer Nexedi is so keen to see Apple improve the rendering engine in its iPhone browser that it's filed suit against the company in a French court.

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How Apple plans to make iCloud, Siri, and iTunes better

Apple wants to move its cloud services teams under one roof as a bet on the future of the company.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Bring your photos to the next level with Macphun's Aurora HDR

This week's roundup of Mac apps includes Macphun's latest version of Aurora HDR, an incredible photo editor.


WhatsApp adds Snapchat-style emoji, drawing, and other camera editing tools

You can now draw and add emoji to your photos and videos on WhatsApp.

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Your Mac can automatically download, but not launch, the macOS Sierra installer

A change to the Mac App Store will save you time while keeping you in total control over just when Sierra is actually installed.

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Tim Cook: Augmented reality will be an essential part of your daily life, like the iPhone

"A significant portion of the population... will have AR experiences every day, almost like eating three meals a day."

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The 10 Mac games you need to play from September 2016

Sorcerers, sled dogs, soccer-playing cars, and so much more to play.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Restore your iPhone hassle-free with iMazing 2

This week's roundup of new Mac apps is full of new goodies for macOS Sierra—including iMazing 2, a Mac app for backing up your iOS devices.

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You'll start seeing Search Ads in the App Store on October 5

Apple has told iOS developers when they'll be able to start advertising their apps in search results.