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The problem with Apple IDs

You use your Apple ID to buy music, movies, apps, and more from the iTunes Store. But Senior Contributor Kirk McElhearn says that Apple IDs are significantly flawed, and have been for a long while. Here's what he says Apple needs to fix.

Find My iPhone bug requires developer account and iOS 7 beta

Apple on Thursday seemingly unintentionally released an update to the Find My iPhone app that requires a developer account.

The Week in iOS Apps: Disneyfied

This week's roundup of new apps lets users put Disney characters in their home movies. Also: Offerings in comics, games, travel, and search.

Remains of the Day: Dr. Jekyll and Mr. App

A dual iPhone launch in September is looking like a lock, the story of how Steve Jobs browbeat AT&T, and getting an evil app into the App Store isn't as hard as you might think.

Remains of the Day: Matcha-maker

Did Apple buy a company because of *math*? And speaking of math, when it comes to the App Store, the house always wins. Finally, Beijing and Cupertino may have at long last come to an understanding.

The Week in iOS Apps: Caffeine-powered

This week's roundup of apps brings all the benefits of working in a coffee shop to your home office. Well, except for the coffee.

How to shop smart at the App Store

If you're new to the Mac or just haven't bought much software, you may not know your way around the Mac App Store yet. Here's a quick guided tour.

The Week in iOS Apps: Picture perfect

We've got a whole range of new ways to help you make better images on your iPhone and iPad. And if you're looking for work? We've got suggestions there, too.

Apple's Store app now offering app freebies

After a recent update, the company is now using its online shopping app to promote content across its various properties -- including, of course, the App Store.

The Week in iOS Apps: Beautiful words

We have two apps this week that take the words you write and make them more beautiful. Also, there's a vampire game, so there's that.

Remains of the Day: Way, way up

Google's app marketplace takes a shot across Apple's bow, Tim Cook talks turkey--and iPhones--with China's largest carrier, and a little dose of nostalgia for Siskel and Ebert fans.