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Hear Serenity Caldwell talk Macworld, iMore, and... roller derby!

A couple of weeks ago our own Serenity Caldwell sat down with Myke Hurley on the Inquisitive podcast to chat about her time at Macworld, her new gig here at iMore, and her high impact past-time, roller derby. There's a ton of behind-the-scenes info, so if you're curious about how all this Apple media stuff works, or about who Serenity is, where she comes from, and what she does, give it a listen!

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What's on Serenity's Yosemite Dock right now

First things first: Left-side Dock, forever. I know there are some people who prefer having their Dock along the bottom of the screen, but when you're rocking an 11-inch Air, a bottom Dock takes up valuable screen space.

And to borrow from the Doctor: side Docks are cool.

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iPhone 6 Plus captures iconic New York City 'Holiday Wonders'

Kenan Aktulun of agency Truth NYC took an iPhone 6 Plus with him to capture New York City's "Holiday Wonders".

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App Store and the need for sloppier search

The App Store was introduced in 2008 and, as of this year, there are well over one million apps for iPhone and iPad. While Apple has scaled their ability to serve those apps to hundreds of millions of customers, search is still a frequent cause for complaint.

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What's the iPad buying cycle?

While the iPhone continues to grow and grow, the iPad seems to be leveling off. Why the difference? Some believe it's buying cycle, others cannibalization from other Apple products, and still others the limits of the addressable tablet market.

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Missed Hour of Code? Learn to program with these helpful guides!

Apple's Code.org-partnered Hour of Code workshops were a great success, helping those interested in development learn the basics in a friendly, welcoming way. But whether you went to a workshop and want more information or missed out and want to try coding, we've collected a few great resources for those who want to delve deeper.

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Apple's Hour of Code workshops delight kids... of all ages!

Press the button. Slide to unlock. Tap the icon. The app or game fills your screen — and your senses. But how does that happen? How does that icon get on the screen? How does that bird fly across it? How does that plant obliterate that zombie? How do all these apps and games work? The answer is "code". And Apple's free Hour of Code workshops were designed to introduce kids to just that.

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What's on Peter's Yosemite Mac dock right now!

I recently rounded up all the apps I use on my iPhone 6 regularly, and we periodically give you a peek behind the curtain at what we're using to bring you news, tips and info. So here's my roundup of stuff I use on my Yosemite Dock.

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The secret to making a hit app

From the moment the iPhone SDK shipped in 2008 pretty much everyone who could sling bits or pixels had but one dream — to make a hit app. Yet for every Instagram, WhatsApp, Siri, and Real Racing there are endless graveyards of apps, excellent and terrible, that not only didn't strike it rich, but didn't even come close to breaking even. So what's the secret to making a hit app?

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The case for a 'Safari view controller' for iOS 9

Web views are an incredibly convenient way to handle in-app browsing. Since they're WebKit, you get the same kind of experience and performance as Safari, but you don't have to send people hurtling out of your app and into Safari simply to show them a link. However, web views can't store cookies, so logins can't persist, and having to login to a web view isn't good from a security perspective anyway. So what's the solution?

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