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The launch of a new iPhone always creates a bump in App Store downloads, but this year's iPhone 6/6 Plus debut was a special kind of crazy. According to a new report by analytics firm Fiksu, October saw a massive surge in iOS app downloads that shattered previous records and led to a daily download...

November 24th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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It's no secret that Apple tends to reveal its new iPads in October -- at least, that's been the company's tradition for the past few years -- so the big question has been exactly when in October we can expect to see these upcoming tablets. According to Re/code, which has a history of predicting su...

October 3rd 2014 at 12:53pm 0 Comments
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We weren't lying in our review when we said that the Xbox One felt like a work in progress. From the sounds of it, though, the system's next update will add features and functionality that frankly should have been in the box last fall. For starters, once the patch rolls out to everyone in October,...

September 9th 2014 at 12:08am 0 Comments
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All-new dial-in experience! See below -- do not call into Talkshoe, we won't be there. Be sure to set up Fuze Meeting before the show if you want to join in live. It's Sunday, and it's time for the TUAW talkcast! Looking ahead to this coming Tuesday, it's the all-speculation, all-anticipation editi...

October 20th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple announces the long-rumored iPad mini (updated) Just two weeks after Apple sold its 100 millionth iPad, the company has announced the iPad mini....

January 1st 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Join us on October 23rd at 10:00 AM Pacific (1:00 PM Eastern). TUAW will be metaliveblogging Apple's Media Event. We're looking forward to seeing you then! Got some predictions? Drop them in the comments!

October 23rd 2012 at 12:45pm 0 Comments
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Join us here tomorrow at 10AM PT (1PM ET) as TUAW metaliveblogs Apple's October Event. As the invitation says, Apple has a little more to show us. Is it a new mini iPad? Updated Macs? We'll all find out together. Please accept TUAW's invitation for fun, live blogging and lots of product cover...

October 22nd 2012 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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I've been to the MacTech Mac and IT consultants conference a few years in a row now, and I have to say: If you do any Apple consulting or development, it's a great show to see. The Sheraton Universal here in Los Angeles is a great setting, and MacTech publisher Neil Ticktin always puts an exc...

August 8th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Andy Zaty of the Bullish Cross blog has done some interesting analysis on the AAPL stock price around Apple's keynote events, and he found that for next week's event, the pattern seems to have fallen apart. During the past four iPhone releases, Apple's stock price has risen in the rumor-filled...

September 30th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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When is big not big enough? Apparently when it's Sharp's "spectacularge" 70-inch AQUOS LCD HDTVs that were introduced earlier this year, and have now been surpassed by a new 80-inch model the company showed off today. The LC-80LE632U isn't an Elite branded model, but it brings all the features of...

September 27th 2011 at 8:41pm 0 Comments