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If you have not yet visited asciiwwdc, you are missing out on one of the best dev things of the year. Brought to you courtesy of the brilliant Mattt Thompson (aka Mr. NSHipster), the site offers searchable full-text transcripts of WWDC sessions. Hop on over and try out a search or two. It's terri...

September 24th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple has released a short promo video of the soon-to-be-released Mac Pro up on YouTube. The clip is similar to what was shown at the June Developers Conference in San Francisco. The new model, with a unique and fetching form factor, is much smaller than the current Mac Pro, but also will need to...

August 23rd 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Apple has posted the WWDC 2013 keynote to its YouTube channel in its entirety. The two-hour keynote saw the introduction of the new Mac Pro, new MacBook airs, the preview of OS X 10.9 Mavericks and the complete redesign of iOS 7. This is the second time Apple has posted its WWDC keynote to YouTub...

June 20th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Let's say you go to a restaurant almost every day for years. It's your favorite restaurant, and you've practically memorized the menu. The staff knows you, your favorite dishes and you know a little about the chef. Then one day you walk in and everything has changed. The menu looks weird, there'...

June 19th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Last week during WWDC, I sat down with Neil Ticktin of MacTech and we interviewed a bunch of developers about their thoughts on what Apple announced. We'll be rolling out those videos as quickly as we can, but Neil and I also spent some time discussing among ourselves what we thought about iOS 7,...

June 19th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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All-new dial-in experience! See below -- do not call into Talkshoe, we won't be there. So far, using Fuze Meeting for our call-in process is going mostly OK -- but this will be Kelly's first week in the hot seat, so be kind! Just as before, the text chat will be in this very post when the show begi...

June 16th 2013 at 8:15pm 0 Comments
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Welcome to The After Math, where we attempt to summarize this week's tech news through numbers, decimal places and percentages. It was a week where Engadget somehow managed dueling liveblogs. Apple revealed its new mobile operating system, while Microsoft revealed more of its plans for the Xbox O...

June 16th 2013 at 2:05pm 0 Comments
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One part of Monday's WWDC 2013 keynote that seems to have received short shrift in the discussions of updated products is iWork. During the keynote, iWork for iCloud -- a browser-based version of Apple's office suite -- was discussed along with comments about the iOS versions of the suite. Now App...

June 14th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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While watching Apple's keynote earlier this week, I was particularly struck by Craig Federighi's presentation. He was affable, felt comfortable on stage, was informative, interacted with the audience and even had a few zingers to boot. That said, it's likely no coincidence that Federighi received...

June 12th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Of all of the features of iOS 7 that have been talked about since Monday's WWDC 2013 keynote, probably none has more potential impact than the item circled in blue on the image above -- MFi game controller support in the iOS 7 SDK. Jeff Blagdon at The Verge took a closer look at what this means fo...

June 12th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Monday's much-anticipated WWDC keynote was Apple's most crucial presentation in years. AAPL stock has fallen 37 percent over nine months. Android has grown into a monstrous competing platform, differentiating along the lines of lower cost, variety of devices and appealing operating-system features...

June 11th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple refreshed its MacBook Air line yesterday at WWDC, and Engadget got some hands-on time with the sleek and slim notebook. Besides taking some photos of Apple's ultraportable, they also put the hardware through its paces. Early results from the benchmark testing suggest the new MacBook Air has...

June 11th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments