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If you've been waiting for a reason to grab a copy of Final Fantasy XIV, we have 15 of them for you! Those are the dollars you'll save by purchasing the game on Amazon right now. FFXIV's standard edition for the PC is currently priced at $15.00 for the digital download (half the original list), an...

March 19th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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How many of you have heard (or said!) this before: "I'll play The Secret World as soon as it goes on sale." Well everyone who has uttered this, get ready to join the Illuminati, the Dragons, or the Templars because that day is today! Steam is offering TSW for 50% off as part of its daily deals. Unt...

September 26th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Last week TUAW reported on the diminishing numbers of MacBook Airs available from third-party retailers like Best Buy. Now the source of that information, AppleInsider, is reporting that Amazon is completely sold out of the 11.6-inch low-end MacBook Air (1.7 GHz Intel Core i5, 64 GB storage) with ot...

May 23rd 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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iBook Lessons is a continuing series about e-book writing and publishing. The important thing about e-books is this: the reader matters a lot less than the content. Over time, I've found myself using iBooks less and less and less, as I now turn almost exclusively to Kindle for my iPad reading....

April 3rd 2013 at 7:05pm 0 Comments
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Jim Dovey and Ash Furrow just released Beginning Objective-C. It is subtitled "Get started with programming the fast-growing language." It is not, however, really aimed at new programmers. Unlike Aaron Hillegass's superb Objective C Programming: The Big Nerd Ranch Guide, the book expects a reade...

March 18th 2013 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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iBook Lessons is a continuing series about e-book writing and publishing. This Slashgear writeup about a newly awarded Amazon patent just caught our eyes here at TUAW Central. Apparently, Amazon may be exploring an online used digital goods market. Amazon proposes to establish an "electroni...

February 12th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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In this world, there are those who don't let a little grease and grime bother them. And then there are those of us who buy bulk cleaning products at Costco and carefully tend to our oleophobic screens, caressing and conditioning our babies. Guess which group TUAW blogger Kelly H. belongs to?...

February 12th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on t...

January 17th 2013 at 6:42pm 0 Comments
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iBook Lessons is a continuing series about ebook writing and publishing. I recently had occasion to give advice regarding an author considering the move from traditional books to ebooks. Normally, in these cases, I recommend starting with Amazon. It offers the simplest tools for publishing manu...

January 4th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments