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Apple's dreams of putting iPads in classrooms have run into a number of roadblocks, but one of the biggest is simply the amount of work involved -- each slate needs its own account, making it a nightmare if you want to outfit an entire school. That won't be a problem for much longer, however. Bo...

March 8th 2015 at 7:03am 0 Comments
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If you have been used to using different Apple IDs for different apps in iOS 6, you can still do that in iOS 7, but some of the details have changed. One of the first complaints that came in was about Find My iPhone, with several people writing in worried that Apple had done away with the ability...

September 19th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Fl...

September 12th 2013 at 3:15pm 0 Comments
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Steve Jobs once said that Apple aims to "surprise and delight" its customers. Here's a cute example of just that. David Chartier at Finer Things in Tech shares a photo he received from Dan Cameron. Apparently, when you register a new Mac on your birthday, the Apple ID set-up process produces a bir...

September 11th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Kirk McElhearn over at Macworld has an excellent piece summarizing the ways Apple IDs present all kinds of headaches and troubles for their users. It's nothing others haven't said before, indeed -- we've written about it many times on TUAW, but the issue is so important, it's worth repeating as of...

August 27th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requi...

March 22nd 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple is beefing up the security of its Apple ID by adding two-factor authentication to the account login process. Customers concerned about unauthorized access to their Apple ID can login to their account at Apple's My Apple ID webpage and turn on the feature as described below: Go to My...

March 22nd 2013 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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TUAW reader Glenn Thorpe wrote about Apple ID problems: "I recently upgraded to iOS 6 as recommended and I am now faced with some challenges when using FaceTime and Messages. "My Apple ID account which I use to download apps cannot be used for FaceTime nor Messages. I had to create new AppleID...

October 1st 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments