posted 10 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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Goat Simulator is one of the best games of the year -- no, seriously, you can waste a whole lot of time doing absolutely nothing as a goat -- and now it's getting a ridiculous update that is going to make it even more of a time-sink. This Thursday,...

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While Jony Ive used to be Apple's quiet man behind the scenes, occasionally popping up in Apple-produced videos shown at Apple media events, it's now hard to keep tabs on Ive's numerous appearances and speaking engagements. One second he's conducting...

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Predictably, the later we get into the year, the fewer rumors there are to round up. It almost makes me long for the halcyon days of stupid mockups, moronic drivel from analysts, and thrice-daily tripe from Digitimes. Almost. Now that I think about...

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Apple Pay certainly wasn't the first mobile payment platform to hit the market, but it's increasingly starting to look like it will be the first to actually have an impact on the way consumers pay for goods and services. Just days after Whole Foods...

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Day of the Viking is a new game from Adult Swim involving a castle, a princess and vikings. The vikings are coming for the princess's treasure and as the castle defender, you need to destroy them. The game offers numerous ways to go about doing this...

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posted 11 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 informative news articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: News Apple assures FTC...

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Last week, we reviewed a variety of hardware and accessories that'll complement your favorite iOS or OS X devices. Here's a quick roundup of recent hardware reviews that you may have missed: Kenu Stance compact tripod holds your iPhone, opens...

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posted 11 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 Dodo Master Pocket...

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posted 11 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Last week was a busy one for apps in the iOS App Store, giving your favorite TUAW writers a chance to post some great reviews of the apps that grace their home screens. Here's a quick roundup of our recent reviews -- and a few app roundups -- you may...

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posted 11 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
This lovely photograph from James Rose captures the size and scale of Apple's only digital camera line. Built by Kodak, the QuickTake 100 was introduced twenty-years ago by Apple and was one of the first consumer digital cameras ever released. It...

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posted 12 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Scout has always been a worthwhile free alternative for people looking for something beyond Google and Apple Maps. A just-issued update gives users predictive, intuitive traffic push notifications for users' everyday trips, eliminating the need to...

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posted 12 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Here's a wonderful set of photos of Kipper, today's TUAW Caturday star. According to owners Michael and Vivienne Morgan, "We've enjoyed Caturday for a few years, and it's our turn to contribute. This is Kipper, a three-year-old Manx, who has two...

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posted 12 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
If you do a lot of mountain biking, you need this app. You should download MTBProject even if you only hit the trails occasionally. The free universal app runs on iOS 6.1 or later and offers an in depth database of thousands of trails across the...

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posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
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 Apple,...

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posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Old smartwatches don't die, they just need new batteries. I was going through some old bookmarks last night and I ran across a site called Wrist Dreams, which had a sad but funny list of smartwatches from 7 or more years ago. Listed among the fish...

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posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
The iPhone 6 already has an incredibly powerful camera but, as we learned with previous generations, that doesn't mean it can't be made better with a little help. Moment has announced two brand new add-on lenses for the iPhone 6 to enhance your...

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YouTube has updated its iOS app in advance of the launch of its newly-announced YouTube Music Key service. Regular users of the app will notice a new dedicated tab for the Music homepage on YouTube. On the Music homepage you'll find suggestions based...

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With the Apple Watch capable of collecting sensitive health data, Reuters reports that the FTC has sought assurances from Apple that said data will not be used without the consent of the owners, will not be sold to third-parties, and above all, will...

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Tim Cook has been making waves with his recent increased focus on civil rights issues, specifically with regards to the LGBTQ community. In October, the CEO spoke out about his home state of Alabama's slow progress with regards to LGBTQ rights. Now...

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The last time we heard from Acme Made, the company was in the midst of a Kickstarter campaign for its Ergo Book iPad case. That project was successfully funded, and now the San Francisco-based designers are working on a new campaign. This one is for...

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I guess it had to happen -- a widget with a holiday theme, and one that gives you some useful information. I'm talking about SNOWidget, from developer Johnny Ixe who gave us the handy and useful DataMan app. Download the free SNOWidget app, and then...

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Monument Valley developer Ustwo learned a harsh lesson about App Store customers this week when the group released a sizable update to its highly regarded iOS title. A level expansion titled Forgotten Shores added a further eight chapters to the...

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Earlier this week, security researchers at FireEye disclosed a new iOS vulnerability dubbed "Masque Attack." The attack works when users download what appears to be an updated version of an app they already have outside the confines of the App Store...

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So, you've got to bake a few dozen Christmas cookies for your little girl's robotics club, but you have absolutely no idea how to cook ... or even how to measure ingredients. Never fear -- the Drop Kitchen Connected Scale (US$99.99) and its...

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