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 t...

March 11th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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What better way to wrap up SXSW 2014 than with a picnic with Snoop Dogg? We stepped inside Snoop's own mini-apartment, which he designed in partnership with Airbnb, to talk about his favorite gadgets. He's apparently a huge fan of the Avegant Glyph virtual-reality headset, though his temporary pad...

March 11th 2014 at 5:20pm 0 Comments
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Apple's iTunes Festival at SXSW starts tonight with London Grammar kicking off the festivities at 7:30PM MDT. The festival spans five days and includes well-known artists like Coldplay, Soundgarden, Willie Nelson and Keith Urban. The Festival is available for SXSW attendees who were awarded ticke...

March 11th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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To say that BlackBerry's had it tough these past few years would be putting it mildly, if not too delicately for a company emerging from a period of willful ignorance. The Waterloo-based outfit, formerly known as Research in Motion, played an embarrassing game of catch-up in the mobile space it on...

March 10th 2014 at 7:40pm 0 Comments
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Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson talked up his company's plans for virtual reality tech at last weekend's SXSW Gaming expo. Wilson told Polygon that "there's clearly a desire to add a modality of play to the three we're focusing on." Said modalities include "lean back" which focuses on the living...

March 10th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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At SXSW today, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will make his "first appearance front of a live audience" since he unveiled the under belly of the government surveillance program. Snowden will speak with the ACLU's Ben Wizner and Christopher Soghoian, but as the name suggests, this is a virtual co...

March 10th 2014 at 11:31am 0 Comments
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This is Shaquille O'Neal's second SXSW, and this year he stopped by Austin to talk about wearables. In a panel with Rick Valencia of Qualcomm yesterday, Shaq touched on the importance of activity trackers in keeping us fit. He's personally a fan of Fitbit, which he uses to help meet the goal of 10...

March 10th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments