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First Third-Party SSD With Native OS X TRIM Support Launched by Angelbird
With the growing popularity and declining cost of solid-state drives (SSDs) for Macs and other personal computers, users have becoming increasingly interested in putting third-party SSDs into their machines. But one
Court Rules Police Can Force Users to Unlock iPhones With Fingerprints, But Not Passcodes
A Circuit Court judge in Virginia has ruled that fingerprints are not protected by the Fifth Amendment, a decision that has clear privacy implications for fingerprint-protected devices like newer iPhones and
Trent Reznor Working on 'Challenging' Music Delivery Project at Apple
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor, who serves as Chief Creative Officer of Beats Music, became an Apple employee alongside Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre when Apple acquired Beats back in May. In a new interview with Billboard, Reznor revealed
Microsoft Launches New Outlook for Mac, Next Office for Mac Suite Coming in Second Half of 2015
Microsoft today announced the immediate launch of a new Outlook for Mac for Office 365 users, bringing a new look and a number of improvements as leaked earlier this week.The new Outlook for Mac includes: - Better performance and reliability
Apple's Jony Ive Talks Apple Watch at SFMOMA Lifetime Achievement Award Ceremony
Apple design chief Jony Ive on Thursday was honored by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in an event that celebrated Ives 2014 Bay Area Treasure Award. The award, bestowed by the Modern Art Council (MAC), recognizes creative individuals
Seth Rogen to Star as Steve Wozniak in Sony's Steve Jobs Biopic
Seth Rogen will play Steve Wozniak alongside Christian Bale, who has been cast in the role of Steve Jobs in Sonys upcoming Jobs biopic, reports Variety. Rogen will have the opportunity to get advice directly from Wozniak, who is working
Some OS X Yosemite Users Plagued With Wi-Fi Connection Issues
Since OS X Yosemites October 16 launch, MacRumors has been receiving a number of complaints from users who have been experiencing Wi-Fi issues. Extensive threads about Wi-Fi problems have surfaced on
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Killer Deals: $150 off iMac Retina 5K, $350 off Mac Pro, $40 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini (...)
For an extremely limited time, AI readers can take advantage of some truly killer -- and previously unseen -- deals including $150 off the just-introduced iMac with Retina 5K display, $350 off the entry Mac Pro, $150 off a 13-inch
President Bill Clinton, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella & others praise Apple CEO Tim Cook for publ(...)
Following the publication of a heartfelt personal letter in which the Apple CEO revealed his sexual orientation publicly for the first time, Tim Cook has been showered with praise from coworkers, competitors, celebrities and more.
Killer Deals: $150 off iMac Retina 5K, $350 off Mac Pro, $40 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini (...)
For an extremely limited time, AI readers can take advantage of some truly killer -- and previously unseen -- deals including $150 off the just-introduced iMac with Retina 5K display, $350 off the entry Mac Pro, $150 off a 13-inch
President Bill Clinton, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella & others praise Apple CEO Tim Cook for publ(...)
Following the publication of a heartfelt personal letter in which the Apple CEO revealed his sexual orientation publicly for the first time, Tim Cook has been showered with praise from coworkers, competitors, celebrities and more.
Killer Deals: $150 off iMac Retina 5K, $350 off Mac Pro, $40 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini (...)
For an extremely limited time, AI readers can take advantage of some truly killer -- and previously unseen -- deals including $150 off the just-introduced iMac with Retina 5K display, $350 off the entry Mac Pro, $150 off a 13-inch
President Bill Clinton, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella & others praise Apple CEO Tim Cook for publ(...)
Following the publication of a heartfelt personal letter in which the Apple CEO revealed his sexual orientation publicly for the first time, Tim Cook has been showered with praise from coworkers, competitors, celebrities and more.
Killer Deals: $150 off iMac Retina 5K, $350 off Mac Pro, $40 off iPad Air 2, $30 off iPad mini (...)
For an extremely limited time, AI readers can take advantage of some truly killer -- and previously unseen -- deals including $150 off the just-introduced iMac with Retina 5K display, $350 off the entry Mac Pro, $150 off a 13-inch
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Review: OmniFocus 2 for iPad makes life easier with extensions and background syncing
Spoiler Alert: OmniFocus 2 for iPad isn’t for everyone. If all you need to keep track of is a grocery list and a few one-off tasks each day, OmniFocus isn’t really the task manager you are looking for. On the
iStat Menus 5 provides more system information in a prettier package
No matter how many features OS X borrows from iOS, one big difference Mac and iOS users is that we want to know what’s going on under the hood of our computers. Where you might be content to quit a
Review: Photoshop Elements 13 gets Photomerge and content-aware fill
Adobe’s consumer-level, hobbyist-targeted image editor, Photoshop Elements, has long been a great next step for those who’ve outgrown iPhoto. It’s great for beginners, yet it gives your skills room to grow—plus it plays nicely with Photoshop Lightroom and is available
Review: Notability for Mac brings ink to the desktop
For anyone who reaches for a pen and paper to take notes, reaching for an iPad app like Notability is already an adjustment, let alone a Mac, which of course doesnt even have a touchscreen.On iOS, Notability is a popular
Pentax K-50 review: A decent entry-level DSLR that braves the elements
A year since its release, Ricoh Imaging’s Pentax K-50 still touts something that no other consumer grade entry-level SLR camera offers: weather sealing. While it’s not enough protection to save you if you dunk the camera in a pool, this
Nikon D3300 review: Solid compact DSLR for beginner and pro alike
The Nikon D3300 offers a pleasing set of features for newbies as well as power users, especially given its relatively low price and compact size. At just $650 (including 18-55mm VR II lens), the D3300 is a strong choice for
Canon EOS T5i review: This entry-level DSLR is particularly great for video
Among Canon’s entry-level SLR offerings, the Canon EOS Rebel T5i is the strongest pick if you’re interested in capturing video as well as still images. Its articulating, swing-out high-resolution touchscreen display really helps when capturing video and stills at a
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Najarian: Apple stock headed to $120 per share
After hitting a new all-time high on Friday...
CurrentC, MCX retailers’ answer to Apple Pay, faces doom
The odds that youll ever see CurrentC rolled out nationally are slim to none...
Apple shares hit new all-time intraday and closing highs
Shares of Apple Inc. (AAPL) rose $1.02, or 0.95%, to close at $108.00, a new all-time closing high. Apple’s previous all-time closing high stood at $107.34, set on October 29, 2014.   Apple today also… Read More
Trent Reznor on Apple secret project
As a life-long Apple consumer and fan and advocate...
Virginia police can now force you to unlock your smartphone with your fingerprint
A Virginia circuit court judge ruled this week that smartphone users can be compelled...
Juniper Research: Apple Pay cracks ‘vicious cycle of indifference,’ to drive NFC market adoption
Apple Pay will not only drive, but will create a ‘halo effect’ towards contactless payment in general...
Apple Watch is Apple’s big step toward a post-iPhone world
Apple doesnt do things without having a long multi-year plan...
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AAPL closes week on all-time high ahead of dividends payout
Shareholders of record in AAPL as of November 6 will receive a dividend of 47 cents per share once again in the second dispersal of revenue since the stock was split 7-to-1 last
Apple facing India lawsuit over similar 'iFon' trademark
In a case somewhat similar to the Mexican lawsuit that successfully argued that an earlier iFone trademark superseded Apples mark, a company called iVoice Enterprises is India is challenging Apples iPhone trademark. The
Hands On: Facetune (iOS and Android)
There are few things that tend to make someone feel as chagrined as a bad picture. In a time when social media seems to dictate that we have pictures of ourselves plastered all
HP, Michael Bastian unveil MB Chronowing designer smartwatch
HP has revealed its attempt to take on the smartphone market, with a device it collaborated on with designer Michael Bastian. The MB Chronowing attempts to bridge the style of luxury watches with
Giveaway: Trick or Treat! Win a set of A-Audio: Elite HD Earphones
Ah, is that? Yes, yes, we think it is! The sweet sound of success, the sweet sound of freedom and victory over evil. The end of this journey has come. The Trick or
Samsung seeking to break patent deal with Microsoft over Nokia buy
Samsung is petitioning the court to allow it to invalidate its contract with Microsoft, a contract that it has only belatedly paid patent license fees on for the last year. A late Thursday
Hands On: Surgeon Simulator (iOS)
For those of who havent heard, Surgeon Simulator by developer Bossa Studios is an extremely popular tongue-in-cheek game that originated on Steam for the PC Master Race. Fortunately for those with iPads, iPhones,
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Wi-Fi security cam Simplicam can detect faces, cutting down on false alarms
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An app a day helps a teacher stay sane: How your iPad can keep kids on track
Step up your tech game this school yearThe school year is well under way, and teachers can use all the help they can get when it comes to keeping kids focused. The right
The Week in iPhone Cases: Extreme protection, yet still functional
Extreme protection, yet still functionalNo matter how careful you try to be, accidents can strike when you least expect it. This week’s roundup of new iPhone cases features a number of protective picks that
Microsoft says new Office for Mac due in 2015, unveils new Outlook app
It’s been four long years since Microsoft released the last version of Office for the Mac, in 2010. And it will be one more before the next version arrives, Microsoft said Friday.But to tide you over until then, there’s a
Swedish hacker finds 'serious' vulnerability in OS X Yosemite
A white-hat hacker from Sweden says he’s found a serious security hole in Apple’s Yosemite OS X that could allow an attacker to take control of your computer.Emil Kvarnhammar, a hacker at Swedish security firm Truesec, calls the vulnerability “rootpipe”
Court rules cops can demand fingerprints, not passcodes, to unlock smartphones
If police suspect that you’ve committed a crime, the odds are pretty good that they’ll want to search your smartphone for evidence. Whether they can actually search your phone depends on the security method you’ve picked—if any—to protect the device.
Two coasts, 10 days: Macworld’s thorough field test of Apple Pay
Apple Pay’s eventful early days were full of highs and lows. Excited iPhone users rushed to test the mobile payment service on day one and found it super seamless. Cashier confusion, Bank of America’s double-charging foul-up, and the NFC block
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Slices of Apple episode 10: Polishing the Apple
Slices of Apple is a documentary series exploring the success of Apple as a company. It seeks to educate business leaders, entrepreneurs and laypeople about how Apple keeps delivering consistently great products.In this episode of Slices of
iAnnotate PDF is a solid entry in the PDF markup app category
iAnnotate (US$9.99) is a full-featured iPad app for marking up PDF files with highlighting, diagrams, notes, and even audio comments.Standout features include the ability to markup DOC and PPT files as well as PDF documents. The app
Starbucks announces delivery service to boost mobile app usage
During Starbucks recent Q3 2014 earnings conference call, CEO Howard Schultz announced the companys plan to offer a delivery service starting next year, reports USA Today. Schultz failed to provide details about the service, but the initiative...
Dark Dock, light menus -- it's possible with this Yosemite hack
A few weeks ago our very own Mel Martin pointed out that you can enable the new dark mode in OS X Yosemite simply by going to System Preferences > General and checking the Use Dark Menu
Scare yourself silly with these horror games discounted for Halloween
Its Halloween here in the United States, which means it time to get dressed up in your best costume and head out for some fright-filled fun. Save some money while you get spooky and scary with these
OGIO's Newt 15 is a high-quality backpack for day-to-day commuting
The OGIO Newt 15 (US$100) is a stylish, mid-sized backpack for day to day transportation of your digital essentials and then some. Previously, TUAWs own Steve Sande and Ilene Hoffman reviewed OGIOs 13 inch Covert Shoulder Bag
Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates
Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab
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Why Steve Jobs told Google’s Larry Page he was doing too much
Google’s co-founder Larry Page partook in a wide-ranging interview with the Financial Times, published Friday. Among other topics, he talks about Google’s oppository approach to business compared to Apple — epitomized by a story about Steve Jobs. “He would always…Read
iPhone may have to find a new name in India
India is a huge growing market for the iPhone, but a trademark dispute brought by a local Indian company called iVoice Enterprises could throw a wrench in those plans — by attempting to bar Apple from using the handset name it…Read
Photographic proof Bale & Rogen will crush Jobs & Woz roles
Seth Rogen has been tapped to play Steve Jobs’ loveable sidekick Woz in the upcoming biopic starring Christian Bale as Apple’s iconic CEO. We don’t know if Rogen’s guttural chuckling will mesh well with Bale’s ferocity, but when it comes…Read
This is why you should stop sharing nudes right now
Look, we all love sharing and getting nude photos of people we consensually want to see naked, right? The problem, as this College Humor video notes, is that “some of you assholes keep sharing our nudes.” While the big news…Read
Tim Cook’s announcement, White House hacked and the rest of this week’s hottest news
Since Steve Jobs’ passing plenty of changes have occurred within Apple. In spite of all its differences, Tim Cook has managed to keep the essence of the company the same. With new iPhones, iPads, iMacs, Apple Watches and more more…Read
Trent Reznor is working on top secret music project for Apple
Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor became an Apple employee this year when Beats was scooped up for $3 billion, but in an interview with Billboard, the former Beats chief creative officer reveals that his position at Apple isn’t just…Read
BBM gets Snapchat-inspired self-destructing messages
BlackBerry is rolling out a number of new features for BBM that give you greater control over the content and messages you share with friends. In addition to Snapchat-inspired self-destructing messages, the release also brings the ability to retract messages…Read
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Apple Introduces iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3
Apple has introduced iPad Air 2, the thinnest and most powerful iPad ever. The new iPad features an improved Retina display for enhanced contrast and richer, more vibrant colors, and better cameras for taking stunning photos and videos. Available in
Apple Reports Fourth-Quarter Results
Apple has announced financial results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended September 27, 2014. The company posted quarterly revenue of $42.1 billion and quarterly net profit of $8.5 billion, or $1.42 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue
OS X Yosemite Now Available as a Free Upgrade
Apple has announced that OS X Yosemite, the latest major release of the world’s most advanced desktop operating system, is now available as a free upgrade for Mac users from the Mac App Store. Yosemite delivers a fresh, modern look
Apple Introduces 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K Display
Apple has unveiled the 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display, featuring the world’s highest-resolution display — with 14.7 million pixels. At this resolution, text appears sharper than ever, videos are more lifelike, and you can see new levels of detail
Apple Updates Mac mini
Apple has updated Mac mini with the latest technologies and a new lower starting price, making Apple’s most affordable Mac an even better value. Mac mini now features fourth-generation Intel Core processors, faster integrated graphics, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, and Thunderbolt 2.
iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Available in China on October 17
Apple has announced that iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in China beginning October 17 from the Apple Online Store, Apple’s retail stores, and an expansive network of retail stores through all three major carriers and Apple
Apple Unveils Apple Watch — Apple’s Most Personal Device Ever
Apple has unveiled Apple Watch — its most personal device ever — featuring revolutionary new technologies and a pioneering user interface with a beautiful design that honors the rich tradition of precision watchmaking. Apple Watch introduces a specially designed and
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