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You've spent all week being a superhero, why not treat yourself to a meal fit for a demigod? Friday at 5 p.m., Mike Schramm, Brett Terpstra and myself will be at Oasis Grill to try out their chicken shawarma. If we didn't get a chance to say hello already, come by (after saving the world) and h...

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During its WWDC keynote, Apple unveiled a new mapping solution for iOS 6 that'll replace the Google-backed Maps app. This new Maps app includes stunning 3D flyover maps and, for the iPhone 4S and iPads from the iPad 2 onward, turn-by-turn navigation -- a key feature of Google's mapping solution...

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If you jailbreak you likely are familiar with Cydia, so come hear the man behind the alternative to the App Store, Saurik (aka Jay Freeman) today at IndieDevLab in San Francisco at 11:45am. Also a reminder: we'll be shooting videos about why you created an app (and yes, it can be a jailbreak app...

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AllThingsD has a nice breakdown of the numbers presented at Monday's WWDC 2012 keynote. Besides the iTunes sales figures we covered yesterday, AllThingsD also parsed out the smaller figures that were weaved into the different sections of the keynote. This often-overlooked trivia includes tidbit...

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Did you notice something a bit different yesterday at the WWDC keynote? Nick Bilton of the New York Times did -- the focus of chatter during and after the keynote was all about the products, not about the present or past CEO. Of course, this wasn't Tim Cook's first shot at a major announcemen...

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Not quite fully sated with the latest Apple updates from this year's WWDC? Without doubt, one of the most anticipated goodies to come from the keynote yesterday was the introduction of the MacBook Pro into the Retina Display-fold. We'll, of course, be giving all the new hardware our own thorough s...

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While we tend to get caught up in keynote hoopla, Apple's WWDC event is about connecting with the third party developers of software for its various platforms and it highlighted a few with its annual Design Awards yesterday. While 2011's winners included standouts like Infinity Blade, selections f...

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Corrected to list Where's My Water as an iPhone winner and D1 Drum Machine as an iPad runner up. Apple has announced the winners of this year's Apple Design Awards at the WWDC conference, and 2012 is apparently the year of games on the Mac. Two games, Deus Ex and Limbo, have claimed both spot...

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Whew, that was quite a rush. The WWDC 2012 keynote is over and the conference itself is underway, but if you missed any of the announcements from this morning's hectic action don't worry. Just like this morning's earlier broadcast, Tim Stevens and Darren Murph are here to break it down with a live...

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WOW -- the WWDC 2012 Keynote was incredibly exciting this morning, and the adrenalin is still pumping through our veins here at TUAW. This afternoon, we're doing another special edition of TUAW TV Live, featuring Kelly Guimont and myself. As with this morning's TUAW TV Live, this one will be ...

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Apple's Smart Covers are great for covering the iPad's touchscreen, but they've left the backside unprotected. In recognition that some people want to protect the aluminum case from scratches and other damage, Apple has introduced the iPad Smart Case. It's made from polyurethane and available i...

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