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How Samsung and Apple stack up in the race to dominate digital health

Samsung is way ahead of Apple when it comes to fitness wearables, but each company is pushing health tools for developers and users as well. Who's got the goods?

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WWDC 2014: A love letter from Apple to developers

As this year's event draws to a close, one thing is clear: Apple is changing the way it related to developers, and for the better.

Reading List: Apple news you might have missed

Apple dumped so much information on us at Monday's WWDC keynote, we let a few good stories go by without remark. Here's what you might have missed.

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Continuity is the future of Apple: The right device for the right space

Apple is building a future in which sales numbers for the Mac (or for the Next Big Thing) don’t matter as much as the the users who hook into it and the stories they want to tell.

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Sherlocked! Nine technologies Apple disrupted at WWDC

This year’s WWDC keynote was packed with new technologies for iOS and OS X. While that's great for users, it could spell trouble for a number of competing products from other vendors.

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Hello, world: Developer creates Apple Swift-based Flappy Bird clone in four hours

Swift isn't just Apple's new programming language, it's also further proof that Flappy Bird is the new 'Hello, world' for game development.

on techhive.com

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Apple pledges to restore order to its oversized App Store

Until now, Apple's attitude toward app stores has been "bigger is better." But the company's efforts to improve app discovery suggest a new attitude is coming to Cupertino.

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Has Apple opened the door to Bitcoin apps?

An update to the App Store guidelines suggests cryptocurrency apps are welcome.

Noteworthy features in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

Apple showed off previews of the next version of OS X and iOS at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Here are the features that have us excited about these updates.

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WWDC: Apple Design Awards winners for 2014

Apple describes the recipients as apps that “raise the bar in design, technology and innovation.” Here are this year’s winners.

OS X Yosemite brings new interaction between Macs, iPhones

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference with a preview of OS X Yosemite, the next update to its desktop operating system.

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17 additions in OS X Yosemite that will supercharge your workflow

Better notifications, the new Spotlight search app and an improved Mail app are highlights in the new, free upgrade coming this fall. Sign up for the public beta to enjoy it all even earlier.

on pcworld.com