Every week at iMore we publish more breaking news, in-depth reviews, helpful how-tos, and editorial views than you can shake an apple at. While we're waiting for the week that will be to begin, here's a look back at the week that was, and at the very best iPhone, iPad, Mac, app, and accessory coverage we brought you! This week that includes the official re-launch of iOS in the Car as CarPlay, some more iPad Pro speculation, everything you ever wanted to know about Ally's Mac, and more!
- CarPlay and distracted driving: Is CarPlay merely the latest in a long line of potential distractions going back to the conversations and 8-tracks of yore, or is it something complete new?
- About all those CarPlay runs on QNX stories...: Because reporting is hard!
- What does CarPlay mean to Apple's Business?: Is CarPlay just a hobby or could it mean serious money for Apple and its shareholders?
- Will Apple's CarPlay affect which car you buy next?: Sure CarPlay looks cool, but cool enough to change car buying?
- Tons more CarPlay coverage
- AT&T reduces price for individual and two-line 2 GB accounts by $15: Better or just less worse?
- T-Mobile 'doubles down' on Simple Choice with more LTE data tethering, unlimited international texting: The pattern of disruption continues, but is it enough to get anyone to switch?
- Apple seeds 10.9.3 beta - come and get it, developers!: CoreAudio and 4K fixes please. What's on your list?
- Apple reportedly working on expanding Siri partnerships, iWatch support: Siri, tea, earl gray, hot is what I'm looking for... how about you?
- Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer retiring in September, Luca Maestri to take his place: Is this just a man with more money than he could ever spend riding off into the sunset, or something else?
- So if Apple did make a 13-inch iPad Pro...: Aside from a bigger screen, what else could make an iPad Pro compelling?
- Wouldn't it be great if we could turn iTunes movie rentals into purchases?: Rent and regret you didn't buy, buy and wish you'd saved money by renting? Why not make it easier on us!
- Made for iPhone game controllers: A promise unfulfilled!: We wanted our iPhones and iPads to become the hub for full on controller-based gaming. So why hasn't it?
- What's on Ally's Mac dock right now!: Ever wonder which Mac apps iMore's resident ninja used to do the ninjary she does? Find out!
- Best iPhone and iPad apps to file your taxes and get your refund faster!: If you have to part with your hard-earned money you might as well do it as painlessly as possible!
- Best home improvement apps for iPad: Houzz, DesignMine, ColorSmart, and more!: Need a new look? Save time and money with these great iPad apps!
- Best Twitter apps for iPad: Twitterrific, Echofon Pro, HootSuite, and more!: Like chocolate and peanut butter, iOS and Twitter apps are two great things that are even greater together. And these are the greatest!
- Pad & Quill Little Pocket Book for iPhone review: We're continuing our look at wallet cases with these Minnesotan bad boys!
- Nike FuelBand SE review: We're also continuing our look at quantified life appliance bands — say that three times fast!
- ScreenGuardz Pure for iPhone 5/5s by BodyGuardz review: Keep your screen safe without making it feel like horrible Samsung plastic. Yeah, I said it. What?
- How to easily back up and restore your Mac with Time Machine on OS X Mavericks: If your most important documents, correspondences, and memories are on your Mac, you owe it to yourself to backup.
- Apple TV remote: 7 amazing shortcuts you need to know!: Who said power-user commands were restricted to keyboards and gestures?
Your most important story of the week?
That's just some of what we published last week. What do you consider the most important story? Did we list it or did we miss it? Let me know!
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