posted 13 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
PhotoDirector (free with one in-app purchase) is new to iOS but the company that created it, CyberLink, has an impressive product line that features photo editors for Mac and Windows. The app debuts with some impressive editing features including...

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posted 14 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
A leaked internal Walgreens memo obtained by MacRumors suggests that Apple Pay will go live on Saturday, October 18. Apple Pay, of course, represents Apple's foray into the world of mobile payments. The service promises to be extremely secure and...

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posted 14 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Have a broken iPhone or iPod touch kicking around and want to do something with it? If you answered with a resounding "yes," then you should check out this Instructable from 13-year-old member trosen2109 that shows one clever way to recycle the...

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posted 14 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Instagram's Hyperlapse allows you to create impressive time lapse videos in an easy to use package. Controls are basic, and settings are minimal, but as noticed by Youtube user hoschdebacha, you can have some fun with a suite of advanced settings...

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posted 14 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Yovo (free) is an interesting app developed by ContentGuard, a leading company in the field of protecting electronic communications. With Yovo, you can pick a photo on your iOS device and send it to someone. They see the image in their mail or in...

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posted 14 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
PicPlayPost has been around a while, and the iOS app continues to evolve and improve. This free app (with one in-app purchase option) creates lovely collages that can contain video, audio, and even GIF animations. I like collages, and create them all...

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posted 14 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
As mentioned last week, I have two new kittens (Merry and Pippin) who have taken over my office, my house, and my heart. They're also quite adept at taking over my computers when I'm trying to get work done. Well, that seems to be the case with a...

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posted 14 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
SportsYapper keeps you in touch with other fans of your favorite teams and gives you the chance to share those special moments with like-minded sports fans even if you are watching a game at home by yourself. Dave Caolo first looked at an older...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple Pay leveraged a consumer desire for speedy and secure payments into a wave of anticipation for the upcoming service. While Pay will only be available on recent devices, its complex security makes it attractive to consumers and banking...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
The saga involving GT Advanced Technologies' bankruptcy filing continues to take strange turns. One day after signaling its intention to wind down operations and presumably sell whatever assets remain a report today from MacRumors relays that GTAT...

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posted 15 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 MPro [iOS Universal;...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Well known bass fisherman Bill Dance has hosted a television program for years. On the program Dance offers fishing tips and techniques to help fishermen catch more and bigger fish. Now many of those same lessons are available in this free universal...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Stop the presses and load your rifles, we need to stop supporting Apple right this second. The masterminds over at The Alex Jones Channel have uncovered the darkest (possibly dumbest) conspiracy theory of all time. You may remember the supposed...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
The Swaive intelligent in-ear thermometer (US$79.99 for the thermometer, companion app is free) makes the glass-and-mercury model I remember from childhood look like a museum relic. It works as a stand-alone device and syncs data with Apple's Health...

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posted 15 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 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Let me start out by saying that I love Soccer Physics. So do a lot of other people, and it's managed to reach a Top 25 overall spot on the App Store's games list, which is quite a feat. It's an absurd game where your two-man team attempts to score a...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
What better way to title a game than with what is essentially its own description? Yes, The Impossible Dash is an iOS game that involves dashing... impossibly. You start out as a tiny green square and your job is to avoid every obstacle that comes in...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Whenever Apple launches a new iPhone or iPad, financial and marketing analysis firms are always quick to point out just how many devices were sold in a short amount of time, and what the probable positive impact is to the company's bottom line. Well,...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Re/Code is reporting that GT Advanced Technologies, the company Apple tapped to begin looking into making device screens from synthetic sapphire, is requesting court permission to close its plant in Arizona. This comes days after the surprise...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
A longtime staple of Apple retail stores, audio products from Bose are now set to be axed from Apple's shelves as early as next week, MacRumors reports. Apple hasn't yet -- and likely won't -- publicly weigh in on the decision to remove the popular...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Are you a Starbuck's loving, Microsoft-hating type of person who thinks Facebook is a cool to place to work? If so, then you must be an Apple fan according to this chart published by Business Insider using Ranker's crowd-source ranking data. The...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
While we still don't have a firm release date for the Apple Watch, it's already apparent that Apple is intent on touting the device as much for its fashion and design aesthetic as its technical capabilities. Just last week, the Apple Watch made an...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
When most people take selfies, they end up in one or both of two places: Facebook and Instagram. Unless one is famous, their selfies will probably not be seen by too many other people, and they certainly won't get national circulation. Until now-kind...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Yesterday evening, Apple design chief Jony Ive sat down for a somewhat rare interview at Vanity Fair's New Establishment Summit in San Francisco. BusinessInsider was in attendance covering the festivities and provided a thorough recap of Ive's...

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posted 15 days ago on the unofficial apple weblog
Apple this week sent out invitations to a media event that'll be held October 19 at the company's Town Hall auditorium. Apple may use the event to unveil its next generation iPad lineup, the release date for OS X Yosemite and possibly new iMacs. As...

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