posted 8 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple denied the accusation that it included backdoor services in iOS that could be exploited by law enforcement and other government agencies in order to obtain personal data from iOS devices. The denial statement was provided to Financial Times...

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Apple released a new commercial, titled "Stickers," that showcases the MacBook Air. Tagged with the slogan "the notebook people love," the advertisement profiles the different ways people make the MacBook Air their own by personalizing it with a...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Marked 2 has finally hit the Mac App Store. Previously only available via developer Brett Terpstra's website, the update has now officially replaced the original Marked in the Store. Version 2.3 introduces a number of new features to the preview app...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Well, you gotta hand it to Samsung -- they sure are persistent. Earlier today the number one purveyor of Android handsets released yet another anti-iPhone ad dubbed "Screen Envy." As the title implies, the commercial puts down the iPhone for having a...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple's US$3 billion acquisition of Beats this past May sparked a myriad of different conversations about what the company was trying to accomplish with the deal. While many, including myself, believe that Apple is primarily interested in Beats'...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Every once in a while TUAW will receive a boxful of accessories from a manufacturer. That presents a dilemma for a writer -- do you break the box out into a bunch of single posts, or write one über-post that covers all of the items? The latter path...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple earlier today released the fourth iOS 8 beta which can be downloaded over the air or via Apple's developer website. While specific iOS beta releases aren't always all that noteworthy, the latest iOS 8 beta includes a Tips app that provides...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
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 them while you can. Apps Now Free Flick Kick Football...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
After the bell tomorrow, all eyes will be on Apple and its fiscal third quarter earnings report. The last time Apple reported earnings, it impressed Wall Street with iPhone sales figures and revenue that came in much higher than folks were...

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In a shocking turn of events that is sure to send ripples through the technology world for years to come, Business Insider's Jim Edwards has confirmed that, as has long been rumored, there are smartphones out there with displays larger than that of...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
It's time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly....

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
The UE Boom (US$199) by Ultimate Ears is a portable, Bluetooth-enabled wireless speaker compatible with Mac and iOS devices. If you've ever grown tired of the limited quality of your MacBook, iPhone or iPad's speaker (and let's face it, who hasn't?),...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Your iPhone may well be at risk of spilling a good deal of your personal data, but not in the way you imagine. According to security researcher Jonathan Zdziarski, today's iPhone is actually quite good at fending off a typical hacker, but it also...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Fredrick Paul of Network World last week wrote that the conspicuous absence of the Mac from Apple and IBM's landmark partnership agreement represents a huge squandered opportunity for Apple. At the same time, leaving the Mac out of the IBM/Apple...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Are you experiencing problems charging your iPhone or iPad using your Lightning cable? Before you toss away your cable or bring your phone into Apple for repair, you should take a moment and try this quick and easy fix that works for many...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
New Photos of Purported iPhone 6 Battery Show 1,810 mAh Capacity (MacRumors) This photo wouldn't be terribly difficult to fake. That having been said, there's something just so vanilla about this rumor that it feels like it's probably true...

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posted 9 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple today announced the details for its eighth annual London iTunes Festival, which will be held this September at the Roundhouse. Over 60 performers will be present at the 30-day event and include Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith,...

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posted 10 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
New dial-in experience! Set up Fuze Meeting before the show if you want to join in live. It's that time once again, where we wrap up a bit of news and commentary on this week's TUAW Talkcast! We'll be chatting about some good security settings, and...

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posted 10 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Last week was a busy one with your favorite TUAW writers posting some excellent How-To guides, commentary and other useful articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: Pulling the trigger on Kindle...

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posted 10 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
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 them while you can. Apps Now Free VLC Streamer [iOS...

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posted 10 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Last week was a busy one with new hardware and apps making their way into TUAW's virtual office. Here's a quick roundup of our recent reviews you may have missed. App Reviews Bill Killem mashes endless running and platforming into chaotic...

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posted 11 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Veu (free) is a clever iOS app that unfortunately has some quirks and rough edges. The app -- which is designed to be an on-the-fly travel guide -- has coverage for the US, UK, France, Germany, Italy and details for several major cities. It claims...

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posted 11 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
There's nothing better than finding a good Easter egg in an app, and that's what Buster Hein over at Cult of Mac did. If you have the Google Search app on your iOS device -- it's the app icon with the white lowercase "g" on a blue background -- then...

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posted 11 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
This absolutely unofficial case is still officially awesome. Now all I can think about is an iPhone with a translucent plastic body, offered in a variety of colors. I want one. [Photo credit: Whity]...

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