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First Look: iPad mini with Retina display

The iPad mini with Retina display has arrived! We take it out for a spin, and try to find differences between this model and the recently-released iPad Air.

The Macalope: Stylus lifestyle

Is the stylus making a comeback? Is it? No, seriously.

The Week in iOS Accessories: Survival gear

This week's roundup of accessories for your iOS devices includes items that will help you use your iPhone in the wilderness, or even when Mad Max is ruling the world.

Apple stealthily begins taking orders for iPad mini with Retina display

In a surprise move, Apple began selling its new iPad mini model on Tuesday, previously promised as coming "later in November," with estimated ship times of five to 10 days.

iPad Air bursts into flames in Australia store

Apple is investigating what caused an iPad Air to explode in an Australian Vodafone store, prompting a store evacuation.

The Macalope Weekly: Solutions in search of a problem

Pundits come up with the craziest ways to fix Apple's imaginary problems.

Vox technica: How Siri gets its voice

Thanks to some journalistic sleuthing, we now know the name of the actor whose voice was used as the basis for the speech of Apple's digital assistant. Marco Tabini consults with industry experts to find out how a person's voice becomes Siri's persona.

The Week in iOS Apps: A new look for some old friends

This week's roundup of apps brings plenty of old favorites, renovated with new looks and new features to ensure your iOS device stays central to your life.

The Macalope: Sources say Apple doomed

Oh, the sources you'll find when trying to write jerky headlines about Apple.

iPhoto 2.0 for iOS review: Better speed, search, and sharing

The new mobile version of iPhoto retains all of the great features it got last year, plus it works more smoothly and picks up a few new tricks.