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The Best Project Management Apps to Get Your Life in Order

Project management apps help teams collaborate more effectively and hit their deadlines, but you can use the same apps to put some order into your life. Here are the management tools worth checking out, whether you’ve only got yourself to look after or a whole family of disorganised people. Read More >>

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Everything You Can Do to Type Faster on Your Smartphone

How much typing do you do on your smartphone? All those instant messages, search requests and snarky social media comments can quickly add up to a whole load of text input, every single day. Speeding up that input can make a big difference to how much time you spend glued to the screen, so here’s everything that can help. Read More >>

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How to Turn Your Smartphone Into an Early Warning System For Almost Anything

Our phones affect our lives in all kinds of ways, from socialising to travel, but these ever-present pocket gadgets can also act as early warning devices for a host of important alerts—from life-saving notifications to convenient warnings about your commute. Here we’ll show you what’s possible, and which apps you’ll need. Read More >>

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Facebook Starts Showing You How Much Time You Waste on Facebook

Facebook is finally releasing its time-management feature, which will definitely not make you feel bad about yourself. Read More >>

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Apple Music Has Reportedly Beaten Spotify in the US With the Users That Matter Most

As Tidal continues to struggle, Apple Music has found major success, and if a report leaked to Digital Music News is true, Apple Music may have just become the most popular on-demand streaming music service in the US—at least as far as paying users go. Read More >>

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How to Make Your iPhone Play Nice With Your Windows PC

If you’ve spent any time around Apple products, you know that “compatibility with hardware made by rival manufacturers” isn’t high up on the company’s priority list. But using your iPhone with a Windows PC can be a smoother experience than you might think. Read More >>

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Apple Probably Isn’t Releasing New Macs and iPads This Summer, But it Did Register Some

When it comes to product releases, Apple may be secretive but it’s also predictable. Software announcements come in the spring during WWDC (as was the case this year) and hardware typically comes in the fall. A new rumour, fuelled by filings made with the Eurasian Economic Commission, has sparked some speculation of a summer release, but don’t hold your breath. Read More >>

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iPhone Confuses ‘Syria’ for ‘Siri’ During UK Defence Secretary’s Speech

For modern smartphone owners, it’s a common enough of an occurrence. You’re just sitting there, talking about whatever, when suddenly you say something that triggers the digital assistant on your phone. Now normally, you’d probably get annoyed for a second, tap a button to dismiss the interruption, and then continue with whatever you were doing. Read More >>

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How Apple’s New Software Turned My Life Upside Down

Software updates are exciting. I keep telling my friends this, and when they get behind on their updates, I’m all, “Hey, you’re missing out on good stuff!” This is part of the reason why I’m sometimes the guy who downloads beta versions of software. The bugs are annoying, but hey, the features are better. This approach recently backfired on me with macOS and iOS 12. Unexpectedly, I think the resulting disaster made me a better computer user. Read More >>

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Well This is the Weirdest iPhone Rumour We’ve Heard in a While

With the massive success of Apple’s AirPods, reports about a new pair of premium, wireless earbuds and over-the-ear headphones arriving in 2019 already seem like a forgone conclusion. However, if a report from the Nikkei is true, the future of Apple’s AirPods might not be as obvious as we thought. Read More >>

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Download the iOS 12 Beta If You Dare

The beta for the next big release of iOS, announced at WWDC earlier this month, is finally live. That means if you’re willing to turn your iPhone into a buggy mess, you can get a taste of what’s to come a good four to five months ahead of everyone else. Read More >>

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Wait, What the Hell Happened to Apple AirPower?

When Apple debuted the iPhone X last autumn, the company also announced AirPower, a wireless charging pad with special Apple magic that would let you charge three devices at once faster than traditional Qi wireless chargers. But now, nine months later, AirPower still isn’t here, and it’s not clear when it will actually be available. Read More >>

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The Court Case That Could Tear Down Apple’s Walled Garden

The US Supreme Court agreed this week to consider an appeal in a long-delayed case that revolves around whether Apple’s App Store policies constitute a monopolistic practice that violates antitrust laws. Read More >>

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5 Things Apple Tried to Kill at WWDC Yesterday

Apple usually announces more than a few welcome and forward-thinking improvements to its software and hardware at WWDC, and this year’s developers conference is no different. Still, that can sometimes spell trouble for other companies when Apple decides to try its hand—a mostly metaphorical fistful of dollars—at solving a problem already solved by another app or service. Read More >>

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Everything Apple Announced at WWDC

If you hoped that Tim Cook would surprise the world and introduce some new Apple hardware at this year’s WWDC keynote, you must feel sorely disappointed. But if you get all hot and bothered by attractive and useful macOS upgrades, you are in luck. The annual developer conference introduced a long list of little things that will make using Apple products a lot better. Read More >>