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Apple releases iOS 6.0.1 with bug fixes, improvements

Apple on Thursday released the iOS 6.0.1, the first update to the latest version of its mobile operating system. The release patches a handful of bugs and makes a few other improvements.

Tim Cook: Apple by the numbers

Apple CEO Tim Cook came to Tuesday’s media event armed with numbers to demonstrate his company’s continued dominance. The biggest number? In the month since its release, iOS 6 has been downloaded to more than 200 million devices.

Big thoughts on a little iPad

It's pretty much a done deal that Apple will unveil a new, smaller iPad at Tuesday's event. Senior writer Lex Friedman and senior editor Dan Moren have a dialogue about what that device might look like, how Apple might position it, and who might want it.

Weekly Wrap

Weekly Wrap: Apple's upcoming iPad event, weird Macs, and plenty more

This week, in some ways, felt a bit like the calm before the storm. Apple announced a special event coming next week, we shared the stories of various unusual Macs, and of course we offered our usual slew of reviews, how-tos, and news.

Review: Kingdom Rush for iOS brings fantasy and fun to tower defense gaming

Kingdom Rush, a tower defense strategy game, is a strikingly immersive, challenging, and humorous game that is somehow more than the sum of its parts.

Apple awarded patents for slide to unlock, enlarged keys

The US Patent Office on Tuesday awarded Apple with a pair of patents, first filed in 2007, that cover the iPhone's "slide to unlock" and "enlarged virtual keyboard keys" features.

Zagat To Go gets Foursquare integration, new features

Zagat has updated its Zagat To Go app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Version 4.0 of this dining out guide includes Foursquare integration, Foodspotting photos, and the new Zagat Dining Journal.

iPhone restaurant apps: Six UrbanSpoon alternatives

Feeling a little hungry? UrbanSpoon is far from the only iPhone restaurant guide in town. Check out these six lesser-known options.

Readdle updates Docs apps to version 2

The new version of the document sharing and viewing app introduces some interesting features, such as the ability to reflow the contents or resize the text of a PDF document to improve on-device viewing, support for links and in-document navigation through PDF bookmarks.

Castle Warriors for iPhone

Castle Warriors is an excellent introduction to real time strategy, but hard-core fans of the genre will be wishing for more depth. Still, if you're looking for a simple, no-nonsense strategy game, Castle Warriors is a solid choice.