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Photo taken by Jean Pigozzi, posted by original Macintosh team member Andy Hertzfeld Check your lottery tickets, folks. Apple and IBM have signed a deal to cooperate on creating apps and sell iOS devices to IBM's customer base. As reported in the WSJ and now publicized on Apple's business site, t...

July 15th 2014 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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The results are in: Apple just announced its financial results for the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 (ending March 31, 2014) and here are the highlights. Apple posted quarterly revenue of $45.6 billion and quarterly net profit of $10.2 billion. That works out to an EPS of $11.62 per diluted...

April 23rd 2014 at 4:39pm 0 Comments
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Really, who among us hasn't wanted to run a presumptively unstable operating system? Until today, the delights of beta releases of OS X were reserved to those who signed up for Apple's developer program (and paid the $99 fee to enroll). That fun and frolic is now open to anyone 18 and over with an...

April 22nd 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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My all time favorite newsreader, Zite, has been sold by CNN to Flipboard for a deal reported by Reuters to be worth about US$60 million dollars. Flipboard has also struck a content deal with CNN. CNN bought Zite in 2011. In a conference call this morning, Flipboard CEO Mike McCue said Zite's techno...

March 5th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Oscar Mayer has come up with a way to tease iPhone users in the worst possible way: By waking up with the smell of bacon in the air. The strange little device is called Wake Up And Smell The Bacon, and once paired with an iPhone and the companion app, it can be set like an alarm to wake you up wit...

March 5th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The fact that you're reading this now means you've found TUAW. Welcome! Did you know we have three fabulous podcasts to subscribe to? First there's our weekly call in show, the TUAW Talkcast. We hope you'll join us for the next live taping, but if you miss it you can listen on iTunes. There's also...

March 3rd 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple has released iTunes 11.1.5 which, according to the company's copious release notes, "...fixes a problem that may cause iTunes to quit unexpectedly when a device is connected and improves compatibility with iBooks for Mac on OS X Mavericks." Go and get it now in Software Update or Mac App Store...

February 26th 2014 at 2:05pm 0 Comments
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OS X 10.9.2 just arrived via the Mac App Store, bringing with it a number of "improvements to the stability, compatibility and security of your Mac." While the update seems to focus on issues that were occurring with FaceTime audio calls, iMessages, Mail, and server/VPN connections, there's no wo...

February 25th 2014 at 1:18pm 0 Comments