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Extended warranties get a bad reputation for a good reason, since lots of them are ripoffs. They cost too much money for coverage that's either limited, or just not useful for the amount of time the warranty covers. Still they have their uses. You probably don't need one on your refrigerator, but ...

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Early Monday morning Apple introduced CarPlay, which offers a new way to integrate iOS 7 and your car (select models). Set to debut in 2014, CarPlay will let users make calls, send and receive messages, and listen to music, all from their car's built-in display. Several apps will be supported at ...

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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...

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Updated with statement from LogMeIn (at end) and to clarify that Ignition was the premium iOS app. Free services are fading with every passing day. The latest to go is the remote connection service LogMeIn Ignition, which has offered a free version of its service for the last 10 years. Users coul...

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Last month I went on a short vacation, and decided I'd try to record the Daily Update podcast during my time off. My tool of choice at that time was GarageBand on the iPad, since it provides some great editing tools that work pretty well via the touch interface. Well, unfortunately one day into the ...

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The Consumer Electronics Show is still in full swing in Las Vegas today, bringing more hype and product announcements in one week than you'd ever think possible. While TUAW doesn't have a presence at this annual event, our siblings at Engadget and TechCrunch have been walking the floors, doing int...

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The news in the iBeacon world is warming up prior to CES, where we're sure to hear a lot about the Bluetooth Low Energy technology. There's a Kickstarter that ends tomorrow and is just on the verge of reaching funding that wants to bring iBeacon into the home. The product, called the Zuli Smartplu...

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Apple started selling its new Mac Pro today, with ship dates that start on December 30 in the US and January in other countries. There's also a ship-to-store option for Personal Pickup orders, but it looks like those units will arrive at the end of December as well. The base model of the Mac Pro ...

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Tap Tap Tap has shipped version 5.0 of Camera+ for iPhone (US$1.99) as a free update to existing users, bringing a new destination -- The Lab -- for making adjustments to your photos and adding fun. The Lab includes: Clarity Pro: an update to the Camera+ Clarity feature that adds both adjustabil...

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Twitter has released a spanking-new version of its Mac client with changes major, minor and annoying. Let's explore! Twitter has re-designed the sidebar icons so that they're more in line with Twitter for iOS. They look nice enough. The DM icon now resembles a speech balloon/envelope, which is kind...

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Update: A Reuters report says the deal is not officially closed. China Mobile spokeswoman Rainie Le told Reuters that the carrier is "still negotiating with Apple" and confirmed there is "nothing new to announce." Apple also declined to comment. After years of speculation, rumors and not-so-secre...

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