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7 easy tweaks to breathe new life into your Apple Watch

Stopped wearing your snazzy smartwatch? Here's how you can make it meaningful again.

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Unseriously: The iPhone’s supposed problem

Imagining the iPhone's troubles.

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Can an iPhone's Personal Hotspot feature connect to a Wi-Fi network?

A reader has wonky Wi-Fi in their laptop, and finds Personal Hotspot isn’t helping, either.

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How to control HomePod from Mac or iOS

Apple touts Siri as a way to control HomePod. But you can use a Mac, iPhone, or iPad when you don't feel like talking.

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HomePod, iOS 12, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 592

We've had the HomePod for a few days. What do we think? There's more news about iOS 12. We also feature your comments and questions.

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Unreal: Hunting the elusive iPhone X owner

If you can't find one, just talk to anyone about it.

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iPad 2018 rumors: Animoji and tabbed windows on tap

If you want to get a sense of where the iPad will go in 2018, look to the iPhone X.

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iOS 12: Animoji in FaceTime, deeper Siri integration, DND improvements

Axios and Bloomberg are reporting that Apple will be punting several features planned for iOS 12 to 2019 as it focuses on quality issues, security, and performance.

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First Look: Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition cleverly condenses the epic RPG for iOS

The recent console hit has been tweaked and trimmed, and it feels just right for touch.

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Apple confirms iOS source code leak, but downplays it as old and outdated

The source code the the heavily-guarded iOS iBoot system has leaked on GitHub, bringing with it a major headache for Apple.

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What you can and can't restore through an iOS backup in iTunes

It’s easy to be confused about what iTunes backups include and exclude.

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Siri: What Apple needs to do to improve its voice-activated digital assistant

The introduction of Siri kicked off the modern era of voice assistants, but these are still the early days.

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HomePod early reviews, Apple Watch apps, iOS 11.3 Battery Health, and your comments and questions: Macworld Podcast episode 591

The first round of HomePod reviews are out. Developers are leaving the Apple Watch. The beta of iOS 11.3 with Battery Health settings will be released soon. We also feature your comments and questions.

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iOS 11.3: Beta 2 adds Battery Health feature on some iPhone models

Apple has outlined the new features we can expect to see in iOS 11.3. Here's everything we know.

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Apple Watch's heart rate sensor can detect diabetes, Cardiogram study finds

Cardiogram has announced the findings of a new study that tracked 14,000 people wearing Apple Watches to detect whether they had diabetes.