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Block numbers from texting or calling you in iOS 7

Stop those telemarketers and chronic wrong-number dialers with this quick and easy trick.

Change the size of text in iOS 7 with one simple slider

With Dynamic Type, you can adjust the font size of some apps, making them easier to read.

AirDrop

How to share files on iOS 7 using AirDrop

If your friend is right next to you, why send him that photo in a text or email?

How to change Siri's voice in iOS 7

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Siri sounds nice enough, but if you prefer your virtual phone assistant sound like a man, you have that option.

How to view a timestamp for each message in Messages

When did I get that @#$% text message? iOS 7 will tell you.

How to see which iOS apps are popular nearby

Wondering which apps the cool kids in your part of town are using? iOS 7 will tell you.

iOS 7's Today view

How to customize Notification Center's 'Today' view

No stocks? No problem! Make Apple's daily summary show only what you want it to.

How to turn on automatic app updates in iOS 7

Change on simple setting, and your apps will never be out of date again.

Make iTunes Radio play more of what you want, less of what you don't

There's only so many times one can stand listening to Taylor Swift croon about her boyfriends.

How to use Activation Lock in iOS 7

iOS 7 adds new features that can protect your personal data if your iPhone gets lost or stolen. Here's what you need to know about them.

Stop bashing MS Paint! One 97-year-old uses it to make beautiful digital paintings

Microsoft Paint may not be the most advanced design app out there, but 97-year-old Hal Lasko uses it to create stunningly beautiful artwork

Hands-on: Flickr gets a stunning new look, but still feels incomplete

After years of languishing mostly unchanged, Flickr—the one-time leader in photo-sharing sites—finally got a major overhaul. Is it enough to get you back? Maybe.

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App.net introduces invitation-only free accounts

Starting today, you can get into App.net for free—provided you know somebody who already uses the social network.

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