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How to enable Messages in iCloud on your iPhone, iPad, and Mac

Keep all your iMessages in sync with the best new feature of iOS 11.4.

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Spoiler alert: Apple's WWDC 2018 is probably going to be boring, and that's the way it should be

Apple's WWDC 2018 keynote kicks off on Monday morning, and it's shaping up to be a pretty boring show. That's just what Apple needs right now.

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WWDC 2018: What to expect from Apple’s big event

iOS 12, MacOS, Siri, MacBooks, and more. What will Apple have in store for us this year?

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14 wireless chargers for Apple's iPhone X

Thinking about wireless charging now that the iPhone supports it? We've compiled a list of Qi-enabled chargers that will pair perfectly with Apple's top-end phone, as well as the iPhone 8 or 8+ and various Android devices.

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Apple releases watchOS 4.3.1, tvOS 11.4

Updates complement iOS 11.4, also include bug fixes

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WWDC 2018 preview: What can we expect?

Apple’s annual developers conference is the most important event in the company calendar, and it begins June 4. Aside from iOS 12, what’s on tap?

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How to save an MP3 or AAC file to your iPhone or iPad

Saving music files to your iPhone is easy, you just need a computer with iTunes.

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The Steam Link app for iOS is dead, rejected by Apple

Valve's app for streaming games to smartphones made it to Android, but Apple shut it down.

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Castro 3 review: iOS podcast app adds silencing trimming, other premium features for a recurring fee

A iOS podcast app oriented around triaging what you listen to offers a strong free flavor and better controls.

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Macworld's June digital magazine: The new iPad

Macworld's latest digital magazine.

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Motiv Ring review: a stylish fitness tracker wrapped around your finger

The Motiv Ring is a fitness tracker light on tracking but heavy on style, which is exactly what I want.

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Apple to stream WWDC 2018 keynote live

Mark down June 4 at 10 a.m. Pacific on your calendar.

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iPhone power adapters tested: Is fast charging worth the price?

We tested charging speeds on the iPhone X, 8 Plus, and 7 Plus with five different power adapters. The results may surprise you.

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First Look: Disney Heroes: Battle Mode is a cute crossover battler that lacks a deeper pull

Teaming up Disney and Pixar characters is cool, but this iOS and Android freebie is too streamlined for its own good.

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Android P’s notification shade is so good Apple should just copy the whole damn thing in iOS 12

Google might have finally developed the perfect system for notifications in Android P and Apple should just copy it.

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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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'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.

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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’s new in Google’s Flutter mobile dev framework

The first beta release is now available for Android and iOS developers

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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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