posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
TUAW has previous published lists of car manufacturers that are building support for Apple CarPlay into new vehicles, but now The Verge reports seeing the 2016 Chevrolet Volt on the floor at this week's North American International Auto Show in Detro...

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Ever wanted to download an operating system dreamed up by a totalitarian government with heavy inspiration from OS X and take it for a spin? Thanks to the magic of the Internet, such a thing is possible today with the newly-leaked retail version of N...

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posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
It's one thing to try to sneak a single prohibited item past customs when traveling -- don't do it, obviously, ever -- but it's another to try to get away with smuggling an entire Apple Store's worth of iPhones into a country using only your body. Th...

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posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
What a time to be a kid! Apple now has a much revised "Games for Kids" section in the App Store, split into sub-categories by age. The little tykes have their own "Ages 5 & Under" section, while those special flowers in the "Ages 6-8" demographic ge...

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posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
CES doesn't typically yield much info on Apple products, but the impending smart home push led some device manufacturers to bring their not-entirely-working HomeKit devices to the year's biggest consumer electronics show and a few tidbits of reliable...

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posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Spell World takes you on an adventure that only moves forward with the power of your vocabulary. At its core, it's just a grid of letters with words hidden in them and you are only able to create words out of letters that are either diagonal or adjac...

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posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Manufacturing Mold for 'iPad Pro' Rear Shell or Dummy Unit Shown in New Photo (MacRumors) Source: Terrible photo Chance it's true: Who knows From the article: "Few details can be discerned from the relatively poor quality photo [...] simple design...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
It used to be when you thought of the top cameras being used by photographers, you probably thought of Canon and Nikon. That's not necessarily true these days. Thanks to the EXIF data that is embedded in our digital photos, it's pretty easy to find o...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
And now, a cat with one of the best names ever (if you're a Ghostbusters fan, and who isn't?) - Zuul! He's the feline Gatekeeper for TUAW reader Jordan Schooler, who says: For Caturday I offer this photo of Zuul using my MacBook Air as a head rest....

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Hess Space Cruiser is an action/adventure game in space where as pilot of the space cruiser, you must dodge asteroids, collect coins and power-ups and head straight to the goal to hopefully receive a medal. Play in quick mode for some brief travels t...

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posted 16 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 16 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 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Players take on the role as a small purple blob character that inflates, on a mission to bring back happiness to its town in Fliggles. They must navigate through puzzling levels to collect all 7 musical notes in order to complete each level. Fliggles...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
About a week ago we received notice of Ten One Design's newest product, Mountie (US$24.95) and about the same time received one for testing. After testing the Mountie with an iPad Air, an iPhone 6 Plus, a 27-inch iMac and a 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
If you use Spotlight Search and the OS X Mail application, you should take a moment to look at your settings. A recently uncovered glitch in Spotlight Search for OS X may leak private information, such as your IP address, to email spammers. The glitc...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
If you haven't been using the super slo-mo feature on the iPhone 6 you've seriously been missing out. It's capable of slowing the world to half the speed of the slo-mo feature on the iPhone 5s, and it makes the frantic footwork of skateboarding look ...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Office Sway (free) is a personal or business presentation app for iOS that lets you easily create simple web-based canvases of photos and text on your iPhone and share them on any mobile device or the web. This just-released app is yet another in an...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Most iPhone owners love using the cameras - both front and back - for photography, since they are of surprisingly good quality and resolution. On occasion, though, fingerprints can turn your images into blurry messes. EyePatch Cases (US$19.99 for iPh...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple's gadgets always get barely functional clones, but it's rare that a company actually beats Apple to the punch with a low-quality version of a device that isn't even out yet. It's rarer still that such a gadget doesn't initially show up overseas...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
As much as we're all trying to reach that elusive "paperless world", reality forces us to use printers more often than we'd really like to. Pages for Mac users can often run into issues when trying to print adhesive labels simply because those handy ...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Now there's proof -- not being able to be near your iPhone or answer it because you're otherwise engaged causes a measurable increase in anxiety as well as decreased cognition. A study published yesterday in the Journal of Computer-Mediated Communica...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
I never had the privilege of watching Steve Jobs do his thing in person. Instead, I watched his public presentations as many of you did: seated before a glowing computer screen, eager for what was about to unfold. The event I remember most clearly to...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
With class action suits against Apple seemingly initiated every few weeks, it's easy to keep track of what's happening where. That said, you might recall a suit recently levied against Apple alleging that the company purposefully sold MacBook Pros ci...

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posted 16 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Chicken Recall is a free game that requires good memory and concentration. In an typically peaceful green pasture, a fox comes along and steals the chicken's eggs. As part of the game, it buries them in various piles, which expand into larger rows an...

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posted 17 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Dear Canadian readers of TUAW, if you were waiting to buy something in the App Store you might want to do it in the next day. The Vancouver Sun is reporting that software developers were recently sent an email from Apple informing them of impending p...

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