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Continuity is the future of Apple: The right device for the right space

Apple is building a future in which sales numbers for the Mac (or for the Next Big Thing) don’t matter as much as the the users who hook into it and the stories they want to tell.

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Hello, world: Developer creates Apple Swift-based Flappy Bird clone in four hours

Swift isn't just Apple's new programming language, it's also further proof that Flappy Bird is the new 'Hello, world' for game development.

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Apple pledges to restore order to its oversized App Store

Until now, Apple's attitude toward app stores has been "bigger is better." But the company's efforts to improve app discovery suggest a new attitude is coming to Cupertino.

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Has Apple opened the door to Bitcoin apps?

An update to the App Store guidelines suggests cryptocurrency apps are welcome.

Noteworthy features in OS X Yosemite and iOS 8

Apple showed off previews of the next version of OS X and iOS at its Worldwide Developers Conference. Here are the features that have us excited about these updates.

OS X Yosemite brings new interaction between Macs, iPhones

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developers Conference with a preview of OS X Yosemite, the next update to its desktop operating system.

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Apple's HomeKit will bring smart home control to iOS 8

Soon you'll be able to ask Siri to close your garage door, and have your house light up as you approach.

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5 iOS 8 features Apple obviously borrowed from Android

It's a dog-eat-dog world out there and iOS will do anything it can to try to eat Android up.

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iOS 8 additions promise to streamline how you communicate and share

Due out this fall, Apple's latest mobile device promises a lot of new features and enhancements. Here are the ones that caught our eye.

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Live blog: WWDC 2014 keynote

Jason Snell, Dan Moren, and Serenity Caldwell will be live in San Francisco for Apple's 2014 developer's conference keynote.

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How Apple and Beats could shake up the streaming music scene

Spending $3 billion to add Beats Music to its portfolio is a big deal for Apple. But will it also have big implications for the other top streaming music providers?

Self-driving cars, medical wristbands, home automation, and oversharing

It's like Johnny Cab without the guy! Google's ride is here, and it's a cute little car. Plus we talk about Samsung's Simband, what an Apple entry into the home-automation market might mean, and Facebook's latest attempt to cut back on the oversharing. With guests Jason Cross and Leah Yamshon.