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Apple’s first iOS 9 public beta is out: Here’s how to get it on your iPhone now

Apple released the iOS 9 public beta in early July, so now anyone with an iPhone or iPad can sign up to test the beta version of the new software. Here's what's new iOS 9, how to download the beta, and how to downgrade back to iOS 8.4.


The OS X El Capitan public beta is live for everyone

The long wait for non-developers is over, as the general public can now download and install the OS X 10.11 El Capitan beta before the update official drops.


Apple Music will give users more control over audio quality in iOS 9

Apple Music might have a lot to offer out of the gate, but that doesn't mean that it's perfect. One thing the app needs is better control over streaming quality, and luckily, that's coming in iOS 9.


Apple Music bump? iOS 8.4 adoption explodes to 40 percent in a week

Likely driven by the growing popularity of the free three month trial of Apple's streaming music service, iPhone users are driving a rapid adoption rate of Apple's iOS 8.4 upgrade.


X marks the spot: Google Maps for iOS adds location sharing for Facebook and Messenger

Sharing you location from Google Maps just got a lot easier. Version 4.8.0 of Google Maps for iOS lets you share your location to friends on Facebook or anyone you're chatting with via Messenger.


Don’t pay the Apple tax, Spotify says, pay for Premium on our website instead

Spotify is urging its customers to stop paying for their premium subscriptions through the Apple App Store. Spotify is instead educating its users on how to pay directly through the Web.


15 useful Google Maps tips and tricks you need to know about

How good are your navigation skills? We've got a delectable menu of Google Maps tips and tricks for you right here, to take the pain out of your trips. Go from newbie to mapping master with this guide.


20 of the hottest iPhone keyboards: Fleksy’s amazing keyboard is now free forever

Apple finally allows the integration of third-party keyboard apps in iOS 8. Keen texters can now use alternative keyboards from creators including SwiftKey, Swype, and Fleksy. Here's a rundown of all our favorites.


Showtime standalone streaming debuts on multiple devices, offers Hulu discount

CBS's a la carte Showtime service launches on Apple devices, Roku, PlayStation Vue, and on the web today. The service will cost $11 per month, without a cable or satellite subscription, and even offers a discount of $2 per month for paying Hulu subscribers.

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Here are all the places that support Apple Pay, including 300+ banks and credit unions

Apple Pay is growing rapidly, so we've built a list of all the vendors, retailers, and companies that plan to support Apple Pay or already do. Plus, we've integrated details on its forthcoming international launch.


Make the most of the iPhone 6 with these 20 essential tricks and tips

The iPhone 6 is one of the most sophisticated smartphones in history — if you know how to use it. Here are 20 of our favorite tips and tricks, whether you want to shift the screen down closer to your thumb or use Siri without even touching your device.


NBA player blames his iPhone for his shooting woes last season (really)

Free agent Matt Bonner didn't shoot as well as he normally does last season. In a recent interview, the former San Antonio Spurs center revealed it was due to the large size of his iPhone. Wait, what?