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"What's the matter with the shift key icon, honey? It's still Rock & Roll to me" -- Surprisingly not actual lyrics by Billy Joel Today, as 7.1 rolled in, major complainage could be heard echoing through the TUAW back channels. "OMG," the afflicted cried, "The world is at an end -- Apple h...

March 10th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Apparently all you need to do to knock off an imaginary Apple product is put "Mini" on the back in really crappy vinyl lettering. [Photo credit: Juska Wendland]

March 10th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The fact that you're reading this now means you've found TUAW. Welcome! Did you know we have three fabulous podcasts to subscribe to? First there's our weekly call in show, the TUAW Talkcast. We hope you'll join us for the next live taping, but if you miss it you can listen on iTunes. There's also...

March 3rd 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week, I worked on a TUAW post about ways people talk themselves out of using Time Machine. At one point in the post I needed to show a screenshot that demonstrated how to remove individual backups. Unfortunately, I quickly discovered that you cannot perform normal screenshots while engaged in...

January 8th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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As we begin the new year, I'd like to quickly remind our readers that TUAW also comes in a handy audio format, now in several flavors. You can catch our Daily Updates by evening, and they are a quick wrap-up of the day's top news stories (also available on iTunes and Stitcher). Or dig a little dee...

January 6th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The remote data field is dominated by powerhouses like Dropbox, iCloud, Google Drive, SugarSync and so on. Whether you're looking for a hardware network-attached storage (NAS) solution or a cloud-storage server, there's probably a vendor or 10 you've already heard of. Now, iOS/Mac development hous...

January 6th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Over the years, TUAW has dramatically increased the number of hardware reviews that are published. This year, we'll be changing the way we do our product reviews to not only make it possible for us to publish even more reviews, but to give our readers a much easier way to compare items in the same...

January 2nd 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Was it only a year or two ago that we posted instructions on how to add "what's playing" notifications to iTunes? These days, we're fielding requests on how to turn the darn notifications off. Yesterday, our own Ilene H was haunting the TUAW back channel trying to figure out how to de-Mavericks h...

January 2nd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Just a reminder as we start the new year that we have an active Twitter account, a hoppin' Facebook page, our very own Tumblr (where the weird stuff goes), and Google+ and App.net pages. You can sign up for our daily app newsletter using the box to the right (cleverly labeled "Subscribe to Newslet...

January 2nd 2014 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Today is the last day of 2013, which means that it is time to announce the TUAW Editor's Choice Awards. This is a compendium of the best of the best, the apps and physical products that we felt best represented the top of a specific category. Some of the products are brand-new, others are old favo...

December 31st 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

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

December 23rd 2013 at 5:45pm 0 Comments
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Season's greetings to all our readers! I wanted to thank you for being a part of our community, and share a few updates with you about our plans for TUAW in 2014. During the Christmas and New Year's weeks, expect the pace of posts on the site to slow down. We're working behind the scenes (and tak...

December 23rd 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments