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Apple's iOS 8 is now here

The latest version of Apple's mobile operating system is now available for download on all iPhones from the 4S on, as well as newer iPads.

Kevin Lynch, once a Flash point, now winds up Apple Watch

The exec, who clashed with Apple while at Adobe, now runs the team working on wearable software at Apple -- a vital role as the company expands into a new business.

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iPhone 6: Not a revolution, but an excellent phone

The iPhone 6 wraps overdue Android features in Apple's classic polish.

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