These are the apps you want to try on your new iPhone

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Where iOS 7 was style, iOS 8 is substance.

Last year, our favorite apps got a facelift, but this year, they’re actually becoming a lot more useful. How? iOS 8 offers a whole range of features that let apps extend themselves — into other apps, and even into widgets inside notification center.

It’s still early in the game, so most developers haven’t yet updated their apps to take advantage of iOS 8, but we’ve found a few that set a great example for what’s possible in the coming weeks and…

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