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Three smart ways to use the iOS Shortcuts feature

This often-overlooked tool can save you a lot of keystrokes, and it takes only seconds to set up.

App Spotlight: Call Bliss turbocharges iOS Do Not Disturb feature

The app adds location-awareness, groups, and customization to your iPhone—no jailbreaking required.

Manage all your social-network contacts in Cobook for iOS

This free app provides a unified address book for all your contacts, not just those that live on your iPhone.

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Apple vs. Samsung: Bad blood in the smartphone wars

Apple shows no signs of wanting to settle with Samsung as the two companies continue to battle over smartphone and tablet buyers.

Samsung leads mobile market as Apple sticks to second place

Comscore sales figures for the third quarter give Samsung the crown as top smartphone manufacturer with its Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II, while Apple is a distant second. Overall, Android devices dominate the mobile market, although Apple has a bigger share when only the operating system is considered.

App Spotlight: Airport Guide helps you find your way

Though not the sexiest travel app, it can help you navigate terminals, find parking and ground transportation, and more.

iPhones chipping away at BlackBerry enterprise stronghold

iPhones will beat out BlackBerries in the enterprise this year, IDC says, thanks in part to the "Bring Your Own Device" trend. But judging from your corporate-issued BlackBerry sitting idle in your desk drawer, has it happened already?

iPad grabs top spot as preferred Black Friday shopping tool

Apple retained its stranglehold on mobile shopping over the two-day stretch of Thanksgiving and Black Friday in the U.S., IBM said.

Businesses buying iPhones 'in droves'

Apple iPhones and Android smartphones will replace BlackBerry as the most popular handsets that workers use, according to IDC research.

App Spotlight: Glyder for iOS mobilizes small-business marketing

With just a few taps, you can crank out a slick-looking marketing message via one or more social platforms.