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Time's annual Person of the Year was announced today, and it was President Barack Obama. Yesterday, we reported that Apple CEO Tim Cook had made the short list of those being considered for the honor and today we know how he fared. Cook came in third, according to Time's editors. The first runn...

December 19th 2012 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Time Magazine has released its list of 2012's best gadgets and Apple's iPhone 5 tops the list. Time's Harry McCracken calls it "one of the most artfully polished gadgets anyone's ever built" and notes that Apple has "no peer" when it comes to smartphones. As 2012 comes to a close, more "year's b...

December 11th 2012 at 3:00pm 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...

December 11th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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With its Newsstand initiative, it would seem that Apple is seeking to speed the decline of traditional print publications. In the case of its latest print ad, however, the company partnered with one of the industry's biggest names with results that can only be called perfect. We're talking abou...

November 27th 2012 at 9:00pm 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...

July 18th 2012 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Time unveiled its 2012 list of the top 100 influencers in the world on Wednesday and Apple CEO Tim Cook was included on this list. "Cook has already led the world's most valuable and innovative company to new heights while implementing major policy changes smoothly and brilliantly," says Appl...

April 18th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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When the predictions were running wild about the new iPad's features, most pundits believed that the new device would come with Siri. After all, the intelligent assistant has been on the iPhone 4S since October 2011, providing both useful information and help as well as hours of entertainment. Time...

March 13th 2012 at 4:31pm 0 Comments
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CNET reports that Steve Jobs has been nominated to be Time's Person of the Year for 2011. NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams nominated Apple's founder and former CEO for the honor after citing the tremendous influence Jobs had in shaping the modern world. If Jobs is selected, he would be th...

November 10th 2011 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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It's December, which means that print and digital magazines are gearing up to write their lists of the "Top 10" in a thousand different categories. TIME, the magazine that seemingly started this end-of-year tradition, has gone crazy this year, with their web site listing 50 top 10 lists. Fortunatel...

December 9th 2010 at 1:15pm 0 Comments
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Here at Engadget, we keep our noses to the grindstone and try not to worry too much about awards or recognition. Still, it's always nice when we are recognized, so we were pleasantly surprised to see that we've been named one of Time's 'Best Blogs of 2010.' We were especially happy to see our recen...

June 28th 2010 at 8:27pm 0 Comments