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Last year was a banner year for iPhone and iOS, in that Apple broke from its traditional mold: It unveiled not one but two new iPhone models, running a revamped version of its mobile operating system. It was a significant change from the norm, but it's small compared to what we're going to see thi...

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If you don't see this message, that's probably a good sign -- it means that the liveblog is going strong and we're telling you about the latest Sony products as they're introduced on stage at IFA 2014. If you do see this message, however, it just means that we haven't been able to get settled into...

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Samsung may have already announced a smartwatch that can make phone calls (and also one covered in Swarovski crystals), but that doesn't mean it's showing up to IFA empty-handed. The company is holding its annual "Unpacked" press event today, where it'll almost certainly unveil a new Galaxy Note p...

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In about an hour and a half, Sony representatives will be taking the stage at IFA 2014 to introduce a whole bunch of products that have more or less been leaked or rumored in some way. We still don't know all of the details, and Sony's known to toss out a few surprises at its press conferences. Th...

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At the game industry's annual United States trade show, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the big three console makers battle it out for your attention. At Gamescom -- the world's largest gaming trade show which draws around 350K people -- it's kind of Sony's show. Sure, Microsoft has an event. A...

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Just a reminder to TUAW readers that today at 5 PM ET, we will be liveblogging the Apple Q3 2014 earnings call. Come back a little bit before 5 PM ET to settle into the liveblog, and you can listen to the call on Apple's live stream of the event. Note that our liveblog tool auto-updates, there's n...

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The upcoming expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic has the potential to completely change player perception of the game. Galactic Strongholds gives players the ability to own and decorate a home on four different planets: Nar Shaddaa, Tatooine, Coruscant, and Dromund Kaas. Last week, the develo...

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Get ready for two crazy hours of Google awesomeness: I/O's opening keynote is about to begin. This is typically the time for the company to unveil some of its biggest projects and set the tone for the following year. Just two years ago, for instance, co-founder Sergey Brin skydived onto the roof o...

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Don't let its DevCon facade fool you: Google I/O has plenty of interesting stuff for everyone. Most of the company's big announcements come during the day one keynote, which we'll be liveblogging tomorrow morning. This year's theme is "Design, Develop, Distribute," a slogan that doesn't reveal any...

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Look, Amazon didn't exactly hide the fact that today's mystery product announcement would be its long-rumored 3D phone. But with the exception of the occasional picture, the company did a decent job of keeping its new handheld device out of the public eye. Now Amazon's ready to show off the new Ki...

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With the Xbox One taking center stage this morning at Microsoft's press conference, Sony's trying to own the evening with its own PlayStation-focused event tonight. What's in store from the folks behind the PlayStation 4? We'll find out soon enough, but allow us to venture some educated guesses: a...

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Microsoft's annual E3 press briefing on its Xbox business is, if nothing else, never a dull affair. Heck, last year, a car rose out of the stage! And one year, some of The Beatles showed up. What's gonna happen today? That's the question! We get the feeling that our friend the Master Chief will ma...

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Ready or not, here it comes: The annual WWDC keynote. This is the holy grail for Apple faithful, as CEO Tim Cook and his team of executives show off most of the company's new firmware and -- in many cases -- a few pieces of hardware as well. As usual, we're liveblogging the event, which means we'r...

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It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some 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 player at the top of ...

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Monday morning, fans and developers alike will hear all about the direction Apple will take in the next year. Whether it's new versions of iOS and OS X, some new product category that will surprise everybody, announcements of new or upgraded hardware, perhaps even word of some exciting new service...

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Microsoft's here in the Big Apple to announce a new Surface product or two, and we're on site to bring you all the latest updates. It's been a while since MS has announced updates to its tablet and PC lineups, so we're expecting some substantial news here today. Stay tuned!...

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Today's the day when Amazon unveils...something to do with video (or so we're told). Let's not beat around the bush here: this is almost certainly Amazon's long-rumored video streaming device, and may very well also be the game streaming device we've been hearing about (we're guessing it's one dev...

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