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How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS

Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden. Read More >>

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How to Go Back to iOS 6 (If You Can At All)

iOS 7 is here! It's different! It's beautiful! It's...terrifying! Not brave enough for this brave new world? It might not be too late to go back. Past a certain point it's going to become virtually impossible to put iOS 6 back on your phone, but for now you may be able to postpone the inevitable. Be warned: The road ahead is treacherous.
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iOS 7 Review: Pretty Is as Pretty Does

There's little question that iOS 7 is the most transformative update to iOS in its six-year history. It’s not just about the flat design. The first time I laid hands on the new operating system, I felt like I had a new phone, one that looked prettier and, more importantly, felt more useful. Read More >>

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Watch iOS 6 Morph Into iOS 7 in One GIF

Things are going to change once iOS 7 hits your iPhone next week. Doesn't matter if you're buying the new iPhone 5C or 5S or not, all those icons you've gotten used to will morph into brighter, flatter and larger versions of what you know. Best part about this GIF though? Scott Forstall's creepy smile morphing into Jony Ive's stone cold staredown. YOU WILL LIKE IOS 7. [GadgetLove] Read More >>

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Apple Keeps Your Siri Data for Two Years

You thought that time you asked Siri about the weird mole on your toe was just between the two of you? Wrong. According to Wired, Apple hangs onto your Siri data for two years. Read More >>

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Access Your iPhone's Browsing History Just By Tapping and Holding the Back Button

Yeah, I know, we all use Chrome for iPhone now, but if you don't, did you know you can skip right to your browsing history by just holding the back button in mobile Safari? No, neither did I. Well, now you do. Apparently it works in a load of other browsers, and all other iOS devices too. [Guiding Tech via LifeHacker] Read More >>

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The 10 Must-Have Apps For Your Newly Jailbroken iPhone or iPad

Yesterday afternoon's release of the iOS 6.x hack saw record numbers of jailbreak downloads. But there's totally zero point in freeing your device from Apple's shackles if you don't know what to do with your new-found freedom. This list is a good starting point. Read More >>

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This Is How Apple Should Do Multitasking on the iPhone

If you ever thought that Apple's implementation of 'multitasking' sucked, you weren't alone. Now you can do something about it, because frankly, this awesome jailbreak tweak called Auxo is precisely how Apple should do it. In fact, Apple, just buy this and integrate it, now. Read More >>

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Got an iPhone 5 or iPad Mini? Apple's Finally Got a Fix For Your Wi-Fi Woes

If you can actually download it that is, because you need a Wi-Fi connection to download it OTA. Seems like a self-reinforcing cycle to me. Anyway, iOS 6.0.2 is here to crush your Wi-Fi bugs. Let's hope it actually does what Apple states this time. [Apple] Read More >>

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These Are the 10 Airlines Now Compatible With Apple's Passbook

As one of the billboard features of Apple iOS 6, Passbook has proven way more useful than we initially anticipated, but what's really going to make this a killer feature in the future is having all of the world's airlines on board. A few months after launch, Passbook is making some progress towards that ticketing utopia. Read More >>

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Google Voice Finally Gets Updated for iOS 6

It's been over two months since Apple released iOS 6 and the iPhone 5 and Google has just now updated Google Voice. Read More >>

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Please Apple, Make This Awesome iPhone Notification Concept a Reality

If there's one thing that really grates on me about iOS on the iPhone it's the notifications. They were much improved in iOS 5, but compared to Android, they're just backwards. Not if this awesome-looking concept became a reality, though. Come on Apple, make it happen. Read More >>

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Nokia's Apple Maps-Killing Here Maps Is Now Available for the iPhone

Hate Apple Maps? Good news: Nokia's Here maps are now up for free download for the iPhone and iPad. They certainly look different, and are packed with NAVTEQ maps, so should be accurate, unlike Apple's attempt. Voice-guided walking directions, offline maps, public transport, and driving directions are all there too. I just can't figure out how to activate the compass. [iTunes] Read More >>

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Apple's Swiped Swiss Clock Design Cost £13.2 Million

Not long after the launch of iOS 6, it came to the Internet's attention that Apple's clock design was rather familiar. In fact, it had been lifted straight from the Swiss National Railway. Apple agreed to pay up, but it wasn't clear how much at the time. Now we know it was USD$21 million. Read More >>

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BA Planning iOS 6 Passbook Ticketing Options

Apple fans running iOS 6 might soon be able to cruise through check-in in a very futuristic fashion indeed, thanks to British Airways planning to offer support for Apple's Passbook electric ticketing system. Read More >>

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iOS 6.1 Beta's Biggest Change So Far Looks Like Bug Reports for Apple Maps

The very minor iOS 6.0.1 update came out just a bit ago, and Apple already has the beta for the hopefully more substantial 6.1 ready to go. We're combing through the update for new stuff, but for now, the funniest thing that stands out, as pointed out by 9to5mac, is this big, giant button for reporting problems in Apple Maps. Read More >>

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