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Surviving Thanksgiving: Feed the family with recipes you found on your iPad

11/22/2017, 02:11 pm

Thanksgiving can be a busy time, especially for those hosting family and friends, and making sure there's enough food for everyone is arguably the toughest task of of all. AppleInsider offers up some suggestions for how you can prepare for the long day of cooking by looking up recipes on your iPhone or iPad, or failing that, to acquire good food by other means.

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How to watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade from your iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV

11/22/2017, 11:11 am

One of the traditions of Thanksgiving is to watch Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, which features a variety of floats and giant balloons floating through New York for the entertainment of everyone watching from the street. The 91st parade features 26 floats and 45 balloons, with new additions including Olaf from Frozen, characters from PAW Patrol, and Dr. Seuss' The Grinch.

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Uber adds live location sharing to app, plans to deploy 24,000 self-driving Volvo SUVs

11/20/2017, 01:11 pm

Uber on Monday revealed several new features for its core iPhone app -- including live location sharing with drivers -- as well as an agreement with Volvo that will see it buy and equip 24,000 vehicles with self-driving systems.

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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp coming to iPhone on Nov. 22

11/20/2017, 09:11 am

Nintendo's next game for iOS devices, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp, is slated to launch this Wednesday, making good on an earlier promise that it would arrive sometime in November.

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Vimeo adds support for vivid HDR colors on iPhone X, iPad Pro, Apple TV 4K

11/16/2017, 03:11 pm

Popular streaming video service Vimeo has updated its official iOS and tvOS apps to take advantage of Apple's recent support for high dynamic range video across its platform of devices, including the iPhone X.

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Firefox iOS version 10 released with 'Photon' design and menu changes

11/09/2017, 01:11 pm

Firefox has updated the iOS version of its browser to version 10.0, with the milestone release featuring a refreshed modern interface and changes to the menu system, ahead of another major update arriving on the desktop version of the browser next week.

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Free-to-play 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' and 'PES 2018 Mobile' iPhone games land on the App Store

11/09/2017, 10:11 am

Two games from very different franchises arrived in the App Store this week, with 'South Park: Phone Destroyer' introducing crude humor to the card collection genre, while PES 2018 Mobile's annual refresh adds real time multiplayer with friends.

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Niantic follows up 'Pokemon Go' with 'Harry Potter' AR game for iPhone

11/08/2017, 04:11 pm

Game developer Niantic's follow-up to the popular 'Pokemon Go' could end up being a similar game but within a different major franchise, with 'Harry Potter: Wizards Unite' being prepared for launch sometime in 2018, complete with augmented reality and travel-based gameplay elements.

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Super Mario Run, other apps updated to support iPhone X display and Face ID

11/01/2017, 11:11 pm

With Apple's iPhone X due to launch on Friday, developers, including Apple itself, are rolling out updates to take advantage of the device's larger Super Retina OLED display and unique features like Face ID authentication.

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Nintendo's "Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp" to land on iOS in November

10/25/2017, 01:10 am

Japanese gaming giant Nintendo on Tuesday announced an all-new "Animal Crossing" game is slated to release on iOS and Android in late November, bringing with it a condensed version of the franchise's popular elements.

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Hands On: LookUp 4.0 for the iPhone and iPad can make browsing a dictionary a pleasure

10/21/2017, 04:10 pm

An updated design makes LookUp fast to use on your iPhone or your iPad, and it even has an Apple Watch implementation -- but it is not the dictionary app for everyone.

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Microsoft revamps Cortana app for iOS with new look, streamlined UI

10/19/2017, 09:10 pm

Microsoft on Thursday updated its Cortana virtual assistant app for iOS, delivering a redesigned user interface that streamlines access to key features like reminders and daily calendars.

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Google testing multi-account access for Gmail in iOS

10/17/2017, 04:10 pm

Google is testing out a new Gmail feature that allows users to access third-party email accounts from its iOS app, putting the title in direct competition with other multi-account email titles including Apple's own Mail.

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Use R-Play to play 'Destiny 2' and other PlayStation 4 games with MFi controllers on iPad, iPhone

10/13/2017, 10:10 am

Bungie's "Destiny 2" isn't coming to the Mac or the iPad, but an iOS title called R-Play will allow you to take advantage of Sony's Remote Play feature to play the game on your mobile device at home or away from your console. AppleInsider tries it out, after the weekly reset.

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Revamped 'Movies Anywhere' service adds four studios, makes cross-platform viewing easy

10/12/2017, 01:10 am

Disney on Wednesday launched Movies Anywhere, an all-in-one movie viewing service that lets users watch purchased content from five major Hollywood studios on a variety of platforms, from iTunes to Google Play.

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Yelp integrates Apple Pay support in iOS app update

10/11/2017, 06:10 pm

Popular crowd-sourced business review service Yelp added Apple Pay payments to its iOS title in an update on Wednesday, promising iPhone and iPad users a faster checkout process for orders placed from the app.

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Watch: The best tvOS games for Apple TV 4K

10/07/2017, 01:10 pm

Equipped with Apple's A10X Fusion chip, the new Apple TV 4K packs some serious processing power, transforming the set-top streaming box into a decent gaming platform. We sifted through the tvOS App Store to find the best free games that show off the new device's capabilities.

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Zillow to offer easy 3D house tour creation, viewing with new iPhone app

10/05/2017, 08:10 pm

House hunting app Zillow is working on a new iOS app that will allow real estate professionals and homeowners to easily create 3D house tours using an iPhone, media designed to expedite house rentals and purchases.

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Netflix's free 'Stranger Things: The Game' offers retro-themed hype for upcoming season 2

10/04/2017, 11:10 am

With a retro art design harkening back to the heyday of console gaming, the new and free "Stranger Things: The Game" leans heavily on nostalgia, just like the blockbuster series on which it is based.

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Cedars-Sinai hospital's Apple Watch app lets patients find doctors, locate clinics

09/27/2017, 09:09 am

Los Angeles-based Cedars-Sinai offers an Apple Watch app said to be one of the first available from a U.S. hospital, allowing enhanced care for patients directly from their wrist.

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