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Why is Facebook’s iOS app so bloated?

Facebook’s app weighs in at more than 380 MB when you download it from the iOS App Store. Is it time to just get rid of Facebook altogether?

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iPhone 7 Plus vs Samsung Galaxy S8+ | Camera Shootout

The iPhone 7 Plus is the best iPhone camera on the market, but how does it compare against the latest Samsung flagship, the Galaxy S8? We put both cameras to the test.

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Is the iPad mini doomed?

Rumors suggest that Apple might discontinue the iPad mini. Will Apple finally pull the plug on the diminutive iPad mini?

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iPhone Users Don’t Need an Echo Show | The iPhone Show

Amazon has unveiled its latest Echo Show smart speaker with a touchscreen, but it’s main selling points – hands-free voice assistance and video calls – are not very compelling to iPhone users with Hey Siri and FaceTime.

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Google is reportedly eyeing an iOS Assistant app as it fires new salvo in the AI wars

A report from Android Police says that Google is planning to release an Assistant app on iOS, with an announcement possibly coming this week at Google I/O.

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Should Apple News be released for macOS?

Apple News has been out for iOS for quite a while now. Is it time for it to come to macOS?

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WWDC wish list: What we’d like from the Siri Speaker

Impeccable security, more third-party integrations, and a camera that turns off easily are on the top of our list.

Do iPhones get viruses?

Do iPhones get viruses? We explain why iOS malware is rare - but not unknown

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Research shows the Apple Watch can detect an early sign of heart disease

Results from Cardiogram’s mRhythm study indicate that the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor can accurately recognize atrial fibrillation, which often has no symptoms but can lead to stroke.

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Apple's iTunes is coming to the Windows Store

Apple's iTunes is joining Spotify in Microsoft's Windows Store.

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Google search results will cure your boredom with a local events calendar

A new feature rolling out to the Google app and mobile browsers will create a new interface that helps you find local events.

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Gaming: iOS and Android both stink

Is iOS better than Android for gaming? Or do both mobile operating systems leave something to be desired for gamers?

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Apple quietly acquires Beddit’s sleep-tracking monitor and iOS app

Beddit uses a $150 sleep monitor to track your sleeping patterns, down to how much you snore.

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Amazon shames Apple with Echo Show

Amazon has leaped ahead of Apple yet again with its new Echo Show device. Will Apple ever catch up with Amazon in the home voice assistant market?

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iOS: Has Apple damaged developers?

Apple’s iOS App Store is filled with software, but has it hurt developers with a race to the bottom in terms of pricing?

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Can the iPhone make better AR than Facebook and Snapchat? | The iPhone Show

Facebook and Snapchat have big ambitions around mobile augmented reality, but Apple might be the company that makes it actually useful.

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WWDC wish list: What we’d like to see from watchOS 4

The Apple Watch is already the king of the smartwatch mountain, but a few software tweaks would make it even better.

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Shoot better iPhone video with handy tools and a better app

The iPhone is a great little camera, but with add-on lenses, the right stabilization, and an app that unlocks manual control, you’ll be thanking the Academy in no time.

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