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Apple fell behind with Siri. Augmented reality could be the next to go

At its I/O conference, Google showed that it understands augmented reality and knows how to bring it to our daily lives. Apple has shown us nothing of the sort.

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Apple Pay FAQ: Apple, Goldman Sachs to issue an Apple Pay credit card

Here's everything you need to know about Apple Pay, including how to use it on your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac, and what stores and apps accept it.

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What Apple can take away from Google I/O

Google is having its developers conference this week, and the company showed off new tech. Should Apple take notice? We also talk about various other Apple news and feature your comments and questions.

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'Black Dot' Unicode bug can crash Messages—here's how to fix it

A new Unicode attack can crash Messages in iOS 11.3 and 11.4 beta. If you get hit by it, there's a workaround to get things back in order.


4 ways Android P's gesture navigation is better than the iPhone X's (and 4 ways it's not)

Google has introduced new gesture navigation in Android P, powering the virtual home button with swipes and taps. Here's how it's better (and worse) than Apple's method on the iPhone X.


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What Apple can take away form Google I/O: Macworld Podcast episode 604

Google is having its developers conference this week, and the company showed off new tech. Should Apple take notice? We also feature your comments and questions.

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Download Any Mac App You Want With SetApp, Now $69

Setapp gives users access to a curated library of quality apps for whatever you need and without ads or in-app purchases, all for a single monthly price. You can get a one-year subscription on sale for $69.


Gmail now supports sending money and snoozing emails on iOS

These two handy features have been in the Android app for some time—now the iOS app catches up.

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How to stop Calendars from showing holidays and birthdays

An option to hide a couple of special calendars isn’t found in Settings.


Temporary, repeated insanity: Misunderstanding iPhone part orders

How to be right and wrong at the same time.

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Preventing outgoing calls on an iPhone

It seems like a reasonable limitation that a parent may want to have on a child's phone.

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The first 15 Apple Watch games you should play

Load up your smartwatch with some can't-miss wrist gaming.

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Unlock Better Sleep With A Lifetime Of Pzizz Pro, Now 95% Off

Praised by J.K. Rowling and NBA Player Roy Hibbert, this app utilizes effective psychoacoustic principles to ease your mind and ensure your sleep is as regenerating as it should be.

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Just how obnoxious is 'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery'?: Apple Arcade episode 7

We play the new iOS Harry Potter game for iPhone and iPad to see if its free-to-play payment model is as bad as it seems.

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Apple’s cross-platform iOS-Mac project isn’t coming this year—and it’s not what you think it is

John Gruber has dismissed the notion that Apple's Mac-iOS project will be unveiled at WWDC, and he cautions that it might not be the cross-platform experience we want.

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The 10 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from April 2018

Harry Potter wasn't the only big game release from last month.