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Another Alleged iPhone 6 Case Surfaces with Cutouts for Moved Power Button, New Volume Controls
New photos showing what appears to be another case for Apples larger-screen iPhone 6 have been posted by Nowhereelse.fr • Apple Seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Build 13D43 to Developers • Compliance Monitor Says Relationship With Apple Has 'Significantly Improved'
Apple and Other Smartphone Makers Back Global Anti-Theft Measures
Apple, Google, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, Microsoft, Nokia and Samsung have announced a voluntary agreement to include anti-theft technology on all smartphones beginning next year, according to a report by Re/code. The pledge has device makers agreeing that all devices going
iPhone 6 Mockups and Case Designs on Display at Hong Kong Electronics Fair
As we progress further into 2014, iPhone 6 rumors have begun to pick up, with case designs, schematics, molds, and alleged iPhone parts surfacing over the past few weeks to give hints at what Apples larger iPhone might look like.
Microsoft Launches 'Office 365 Personal' Plan for One Mac and One iPad at $69/Year
Microsoft today started selling its Office 365 Personal subscription, a less expensive version of Office 365 that targets individual users. The cloud-based subscription service provides access to online versions of Microsofts Office productivity suite, online storage in OneDrive and a
Amazon's Smartphone with 3D Capabilities Revealed in New Photos
Recent reports suggest Amazon may be preparing a smartphone with 3D capabilities to compete with Apples iPhone and Samsungs Galaxy handsets. New details from BGR and TechCrunch shed some light on this 3D feature and possibly provide us with our
Pioneer Brings Apple CarPlay to Existing In-Dash Receivers
In line with earlier reports, Pioneer today announced it is bringing Apples CarPlay technology to its existing product line. CarPlay will be added to the companys five 2014 NEX in-dash multimedia receivers via a firmware update that will be made
Alleged iPhone 6 Batteries Photographed in Production Tray
French site Nowhereelse.fr has shared a photo of what are claimed to be batteries for the iPhone 6 spotted in a production tray. While the validity of the image cannot be confirmed, the batteries do appear to share similar physical
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Apple launches smaller-capacity 8GB iPhone 5c in Italy, Sweden, Netherlands, Czech Republic, more
Apple has continued to slowly expand availability of its new entry-level 8-gigabyte iPhone 5c model, with the handset debuting in a number of additional countries this week, including Italy and Sweden.
Case purportedly for Apple's 'iPhone 6' supports claims of power button on upper right side
As they have done in years past, case makers are once again betting on unconfirmed designs rumored for Apples next iPhone, with one manufacturer betting this years model will sport a larger display and a sleep/wake button moved to the
Samsung email targeted Steve Jobs' death as "our best opportunity to attack iPhone"
Samsung executives discussed Steve Jobs passing as "unfortunately" having an "unintended benefit for Apple," and at the same time, "our best opportunity to attack iPhone," in internal memos marked "highly confidential," presented in the Apple v. Samsung trial.
Samsung calls on computer scientists to refute Apple patent claims
In the ongoing Apple v. Samsung patent trial on Tuesday, Samsung continued its defense against by calling on a cavalcade of computer science experts who testified that Apples patents were not novel, should not have been granted or did not
Judge denies Apple motion to dismiss states' e-books suit
A federal judge on Tuesday denied Apples motion to dismiss a lawsuit leveled by state attorneys general over e-book price fixing, allowing a trial that could cost the company up to $840 million to move forward .
Apple issues OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks beta to developers with minor changes
Apple on Tuesday pushed out the latest OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 beta seed to developers with no known issues and
Apple joins tech heavyweights, wireless carriers in smartphone anti-theft initiative
A group of smartphone industry giants, including Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft, signed on to a voluntary program spearheaded by the U.S. wireless industry that looks to incorporate anti-theft technology into handsets by July 2015.
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Only One review: Be the last man standing on your iPad
Only One is a retro-looking fantasy brawler that takes place entirely on a vertiginous cliff top. Little pixellated enemies—swordsmen, archers, and annoying wizards who shoot fireballs—spawn periodically, and it’s up to you to chase them around and either slice them
Scribe review: Cut and paste between your Mac and iOS device
I spend most of my day working on a Mac (well, yeah, duh, I work for Macworld), and often I need to transfer a snippet of text from my Mac to my iPhone or iPad. As it turns out, that’s
Microsoft OneNote for Mac review: Compelling but not yet ready to compete with Evernote
Microsoft’s OneNote for Mac is a tool designed to help you quickly and easily collect, organize, and share notes, random (or not so random) thoughts, images, and other information. It is a product aimed squarely at the information collection sweet
Gear We Love: New Stump Stand sits pretty, holds your iPad or iPhone
There’s a lot of gear out there for your Apple devices, but how do you know which are worth your time and what’s not worth your money? In our Gear We Love column, Macworld’s editors tell you about the products
The Wolf Among Us Episode Two: Smoke and Mirrors review: More crimes to solve in a land of Fables
The Wolf Among Us is an adventure in five parts where you play Bigby Wolf, sheriff of Fabletown and once the Big Bad Wolf. Episode Two: Smoke and Mirrors picks up directly after the events of Episode One and largely
Find odd images and hidden nostalgia alike with Dropbox's Carousel
What do we want from a photos app? This is the question that hundreds of startups across the globe seem to be all too eager to answer. Dropbox, too, has officially jumped into the fray with Carousel, an app dedicated
The best Mac accounting apps
If home is where your heart is, then there’s a pretty good chance that home—or at least your Home Folder—is where you prefer to keep your business’ financial information. While there are plenty of excellent Web-based apps you can use
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Samsung email targeted Steve Jobs’ death as ‘our best opportunity to attack iPhone’
Michael Pennington, then Samsungs vice president of sales operations and head of national sales...
Children ‘unable to use toy building blocks’ due to ‘iPad addiction,’ teachers associat(...)
Rising numbers of children lack the motor skills needed to play with building blocks because...
U.S. Federal Puppet Denise Cote: Apple cannot escape U.S. states’ e-book antitrust cases
Apple Inc on Tuesday lost an attempt to dismiss lawsuits by state attorneys general...
The strange thing about Apple’s recent hires
Over the past three years, Apple has hired at least thirty mid- to senior-level...
How to clean out old Mail downloads and reclaim disk space on your Mac
If youre running low on disk space on your Mac, especially SSD space...
Florian Müller: Apple and Samsung should settle for $3 and $1 per unit
Three years ago to the day, Apple filed its original California patent...
Did Wall Street ever believe in Apple, or only in Steve Jobs?
Apple’s stock price currently hovers in the low $520s...
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Apple vs Samsung, day seven: You can't infringe an invalid patent
Not only did Samsung not infringe on Apples patents, a parade of witnesses for Samsung told the jury today in the Apple-Samsung trial, those patents arent valid even if Samsung did copy them.
Briefly: Google Helpouts for iPhone, Borderlands 2 DLC
Google debuted its Hangouts-based video support service Google Helpouts last fall; today an app version for iPhone has been released. Users can connect over Googles Hangouts service to experts who are knowledgable in
Apple iAd director spotted in London; UK iTunes Radio launch soon?
Fueling speculation that Apple may be planning to expand iTunes Radio to selected countries in the near future, tweets on Twitter have revealed that Apples director of iAd services, Paul Wright, has been
Cote rules against Apple again; no dismissal on states' e-book suit
For observers in Apples battle against the US Department of Justice over alleged e-book price fixing, it will come as no shock whatsoever that Judge Denise Cote has ruled against the company on
Apple seeds seventh 10.9.3 beta to developers
Just shy of a week after the last release, Apple has issued its seventh beta of the forthcoming maintenance release, 10.9.3, to developers. As before, the new version lists no known issues, and
Apple, Samsung, others sign on to wireless industry anti-theft plan
Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft, among others, have joined with the top five US wireless carriers to create an industry group dedicated to fighting smartphone theft and implementing multi-platform technology to aid that
Intel posts $1.9B net income; sees large drops in mobile, PC divisions
Intel Corporation today reported first-quarter revenue of $12.8 billion, operating income of $2.5 billion, net income of $1.9 billion and earnings per share of 38 cents. This is a dramatic drop from the
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New Office 365 Personal plan targets individual iPad, PC users
If you were looking to try out Office for iPad, but didn’t precisely feel like shelling out the full $10-per-month or $100-per-year for an Office 365 Home plan, then may Microsoft interest you in a slight discount? The company this
The Week in Mac Apps: Light bulb
Light bulbFrom organizing ideas to creating beautiful photos, this week’s app round has a little for everyone.CloudClip Manager 1.2Thinkbitz’s CloudClip Manager (Mac App Store Link)
The Week in Mac Accessories: Thunderstorm
ThunderstormThis weeks roundup of new Mac accessories features several new Thunderbolt storage solutions, as well as new sleeves, cases, and more.FeenixThis
The Week in iPad Cases: Out and about
Out and aboutThis weeks roundup of new iPad cases features several that are designed to help you take your iPad everywhere from the beach to the workplace—even when your workplace is a dusty construction
The Week in iPhone Cases: Say cheese
Say cheeseOne of the items in this weeks roundup of new iPhone cases is all corners, while another teaches you how we Italians say cheese. If minimalism and multilingual knowledge arent what you want
Behind the scenes of Monument Valley
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Apple says iOS, OSX and 'key web services' not affected by Heartbleed security flaw
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Daily App: Help Me Fly challenges you to solve snap circuit-like puzzles
With its cartoonish graphics, Help Me Fly looks like a childrens game, but the title bridges across generations with its challenging circuit based puzzles that even the most dedicated puzzle fan will enjoy.The premise of Help Me
Data swiped from LaCIe and other news from April 15, 2014
News from Tuesday afternoon includes:LaCie is notifying customers that malware was used to gain access to customer transactions between March 27, 2013, and March 10, 2014. Customers who have shopped through LaCies site during this time might...
Power Grounds is punishing and playful
I love mobile games that present a streamlined way to play while not sacrificing the difficulty or nature of the experience. Power Grounds is a role-playing game that you can control with a single finger, with a
Using a Lego robot to defeat freemium game roadblocks
If current trends are any indication, freemium gaming isnt going anywhere, leaving players to make some personal choices in their gaming. Do you bite the bullet and pay premiums for in-game currency thats usually necessary to play
The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for April 15, 2014
Its the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. Youll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of whats happening
Review and giveaway: Moshi VersaKeyboard for iPad Air
In the seemingly endless parade of iPad keyboard cases, theres one thing that is usually missing -- the ability to separate the keyboard from the case. The new Moshi VersaKeyboard for iPad Air (US$100) not only takes
The anti-Apple fanboy
Yikes! Watch out for this dude the next time youre chatting on your precious iPhone in public....
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Watch This Lego Robot Play Freemium Games On An iPad
Ever think that the majority of freemium iOS games are basically mindless tap-fears, with demands only for cold hard cash, and none for meaningful strategy? Take Jurassic Park Builder, for instance: a game I reviewed back in January, and was…Read
Protestors Criticize Apple For Using Offshore Tax Shelters
From complaints about the use of shuttle buses in San Francisco, to Apple’s own security guards protesting for better pay, the tech industry in San Francisco has come under increased fire in the last few years. The latest protest took…Read
App Store Revenue Grew 70% In China Last Quarter
Apple’s continued Chinese expansion saw App Store revenue in China increase by 70% last quarter. That’s according to figures from a new Q1 2014 report from app analytics firm App Annie. Key to this increase is the China Mobile deal…Read
Mac Desks Blog Shows Off Gorgeous Apple Setups
This picture comes via Mac Desks (and Dribbble), a blog showing – that’s right – photos of desks that have Macs on them. And some of them are gorgeous. Of course, reality often doesn’t match up to such fantasies. My…Read
Apple Leading By Example In Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Campaign
Apple is one of several tech giants to enter a voluntary agreement to add a global anti-theft “kill-switch” to their handsets from July 2015. Other companies on board include  Google, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, Microsoft, Nokia, and Samsung — while carriers…Read
Gramofon, Cheap Wi-Fi Music Streaming From The Makers Of Fon
I have a Libratone Zipp speaker, and it works great – within five line-of-sight meters of my router that is. Any further and it just goes nuts, shows me a red light and refuses to play. What I need is…Read
Amazon Integrates Kindle Documents With Your Cloud Drive
I must admit, I got pretty excited just now when I got an email from Amazon telling me that my Kindle documents had been integrated with my Cloud Drive. At last, I thought, I can easily upload personal documents and…Read
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Apple Worldwide Developers Conference Kicks Off June 2 in San Francisco
Apple has announced that it will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference June 2 through June 6 at San Francisco’s Moscone West. At the conference, developers from around the world will learn about the future of iOS and OS X.
Apple Leads Shift Toward Cleaner Internet
A Greenpeace study shows that Apple leads the way in making the Internet greener and more sustainable, according to The Telegraph. Greenpeace’s “Clicking Clean” report looked at 19 major tech companies and concluded that Apple — with all its data
San Francisco Giants Hope iBeacon Hits a Home Run with Fans
Starting this baseball season, the San Francisco Giants are adopting Apple’s iBeacon technology to send offers and alerts directly to fans’ iOS 7 devices while they’re at AT&T Park, reports Engadget. This is the first year Major League Baseball has
iPad Writes a New Game Plan for Concussions
To help diagnose sports-related concussions, Cleveland Clinic in Ohio is using an iPad app that can measure and monitor symptoms moments after an athlete gets hurt. With iPad and the C3 Logix app, trainers can visualize an injury’s effect on
NPR Shows And Newscasts Now Available On iTunes Radio
Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and other shows are now available via a new 24-hour NPR streaming station on iTunes Radio. And later this spring, NPR is planning to expand the station to include streams of member stations in the
Apple Updates Most Affordable 9.7-inch iPad with Retina display, Improved Cameras, and Enhanced(...)
Apple has announced that iPad with Retina display replaces iPad 2 as the most affordable 9.7-inch iPad at $399 for the 16GB Wi-Fi model and $529 for the Wi-Fi + Cellular model. “Now for $399 customers can get iPad with
CNN: Can Apple Help Make Hearing Aids Cool?
Apple and Danish company GN ReSound have teamed up to introduce a hearing aid that’s compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, reports CNN.com. The LiNX hearing aid works with the accessibility options in iOS 7, letting users control it
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