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What you need to know about Apple's free apps policy

Apple made waves during Tuesday's media event when the company announced that its iLife and iWork suite would be free for customers who buy a new Mac or iOS device. But the apps are also free for users who already have the apps installed, and one app is free, period. Here's our guide to demystifying Apple's new pricing structure on its iLife and iWork apps.

iOS 7.0.3 is released with fixes for iMessage, accelerometer bugs

If other recent Apple announcements weren't enough to get your head in a spin, Apple has pushed iOS 7.0.3 to iOS devices everywhere. The update adds support for iCloud Keychain and should provide two big fixes: both to the accelerometer calibration issue some users were seeing and recent iMessage bugs.

Apple overhauls iLife apps for both the Mac and iOS

Long-awaited upgrades finally come to Apple's iLife collection of creative desktop and mobile applications.

Cook: App Store, iTunes Radio sport prominent growth

More than 1 million apps are now available in the App Store, and more than 20 million listeners are using the new iTunes Radio.

How to make text in iOS 7 more legible

iOS 7 is a challenging change for some people. Chris Breen offers tips for making it work and look the way you want it to.

How to recalibrate the motion sensors in your iPhone 5s

If you find yourself having problems with the motion sensors that power your iPhone's Compass, Maps, or other third-party apps, there's an easy way to try and fix the problem -- though it may not always work.

Make iOS 7 easier to use

iOS 7 is a challenging change for some people. Here are some tips for making it a bit easier to use.

Teach Siri nicknames

Looking for a simpler way to tell Siri which of the many Dans, Jennifers, or Jasons in your contacts list you want to call? Nicknames can do the trick.

Up close with iOS 7's Camera and Photos apps

The arrival of iOS 7 means big changes for mobile photography, thanks to massive changes to the Camera and Photos apps in Apple's mobile OS.

How Israeli hackers inspired iOS 7

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A to-do app built by a young Israeli developer and his team of elite ex-military programmers was one of the models for Apple's new flat-and-simple iOS design.

Teach Siri nicknames

Looking for a simpler way to tell Siri which of the many Dans, Jennifers, or Jasons in your contacts list you want to call? Nicknames can do the trick.

How to set up a FaceTime 'picture phone'

A reader wants to outfit his mother with a 'picture phone.' Chris Breen offers a few strategies for doing exactly that.

Why businesses are embracing iOS 7

iOS 7 added a slew of new features geared to make businesses happy. And from what we hear from enterprise experts and businesspeople, it's working.