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Bugs & Fixes: Default ringtone bug and the “force close” apps debate

Ted Landau offers advice on how to fix an iPhone ringtone quirk

iPhone hacker dream team edges closer to iOS6 jailbreak

A trio known for their prowess in hacking Apple's iPhone software indicated on Thursday they may be edging closer to breaking the improved security measures in iOS 6.

iOS 6 quirks

This week's podcast host, Dan Moren, is joined by Lex Friedman and Glenn Fleishman to discuss iOS 6 quirks.

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: iPhone 5 tips, iPad mini theories, and remembering Steve

It's already October. That means that it's just a few weeks to Halloween, and then a few more to Thanksgiving, and then it's time to start feeling holly and jolly, whoa nelly, let's pause and take a break with another edition of the The Weekly Wrap.

The Macalope Daily: Dear Apple, I have too much time on my hands

There is nothing too small that our pundit class cannot make a big deal out of it.

Starbucks passes go, adds Passbook support

Starbucks has rolled out a promised update to its iOS app which allows you to add your stored-value card to Apple's new Passbook app.

Remains of the Day: Deja vu all over again

Apple may be having a busy month as it reportedly ramps up production for the iPad mini, supposedly marshals its retail store employees to fix maps, and maybe even has to take on Samsung all over again.

Introducing Macworld's iPhone 5 Starter Guide

Whether you scored an iPhone 5 on launch day or are eagerly awaiting its arrival from your local postman, you can learn about your new device with Macworld's iPhone 5 Starter Guide -- now available.

Consumer Reports pits Apple's mapping system against Google Maps

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Consumer Reports compares Apple and Google's mapping programs (from iOS 6 and Android 4.0, respectively) while in New York City.

Rights group lauds privacy changes in Apple's iOS 6

Apple has received rare praise from a leading rights advocacy group for incorporating important new privacy enhancing features in its recently released iOS 6 operating system.