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BloombergBusinessweek over the weekend published their full-length interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook. The full interview contains a number of interesting tidbits that, for whatever reason, didn't make it into the print version of the story. Of particular interest are Cook's comments regarding the Apple Watch and what it may be used for...

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With a name like Marty Farty Punch and Jump Game where does one even start? This free 8-bit game for iPhone and iPad is brought to you by the same developers of Squiggle Racer, a game TUAW reviewed not long ago. Much of the objective of this new game is in the title: punch and jump over obstacles as you ride along on your motorcycle,...

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Apple yesterday released two new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus commercials starring Jimmy Fallon and Justin Timberlake. One advertisement, "Huge," focuses on the bigger screen sizes offered by the pair of devices, while the other, "Cameras," spotlights the advanced camera technology Apple incorporated into its new iPhone models. You can...

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The 2014 Ryder Cup gets underway this week with the actual matches scheduled for Friday through Sunday. The PGA of America just released Ryder Cup 2014, the official app of the competition. It is a free universal app that requires iOS 7.0 or later. Earlier I reviewed SportsFusion-the unofficial 2014 Ryder Cup news edition. The two apps...

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Most of us here at TUAW were baffled by the lack of waterproofing on Apple's upcoming Watch. This is a device that will always be on your wrist, will accompany you to the shower if you forget to take it off, will go for a swim if you don't leave it in the locker, and will be subject to splashes and drips all the time. Fortunately, we...

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Lucky you! You're going to see a pile of reviews of new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus accessories over the next couple of months. One of the more respected names in the accessory business for Mac and iOS devices is Speck, and the company sent along four of their new cases for the iPhone 6. We're going to take a quick look at them here, and then...

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The iPhone 6 introduced Apple's first 240 frame per second slow motion video camera into the pockets of users lucky enough to pick one up. One of those iPhone 6 owners has posted the single best advertisement for the slow motion video camera with this 2:51 video of Willie the Bulldog happily running and playing. Behold the jiggling...

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MemoPics is a free game for iPhone and iPad that gets inspiration from the classic memory match games in which you keep flipping over cards until you find all the matching pairs and eliminate the cards. That version of the game is built in to MemoPics as well, but the novelty here comes with game modes that have you match composer's...

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Scanbot (US$1.99) advertises it can pretty much eliminate your desktop scanner, and it's hard to argue with that. My colleague Steve Sande looked at an earlier version of Scanbot and was impressed (he scans all paperwork that comes into his home with Scanbot), as am I with this latest iteration. The app can image any document, whether it...

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The old adage is "drive for show and putt for dough" and refers to pro golfers where the best putters often make the most money. Well that also applies to us amateurs who are trying to best our golfing partners in a friendly wager. Now Putting Bootcamp has been released and offers a systematic way to improve your putting. The free...

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With over 10 million of Apple's new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models sold in the first weekend alone, it's understandable that Apple Stores are facing supply issues. You could call the Apple Store every day to check on stock, or you can use a new website called 6Tracker to notify you either by email or text when your local store is back in...

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MyScript Smart Note is a note-taking app for iPad geared toward stylus users who want a comprehensive solution for jotting down handwritten notes that actually function like physical, organized notebooks rather than like sketches. It recognizes your handwriting and treats it like text, allowing you to highlight and define words. Plus...

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As one might have anticipated, the Apple Watch elicited its fair share of groans and critiques from traditional watchmakers who were quick to question the device's utility and design aesthetic. LVMH executive Jean-Claude Biver, for example, said that the watch has no sex appeal, is too feminine, and "looks like it was designed by a...

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Hey, Siri, please stop listening

iOS 8 makes Siri smarter and more accurate, but one feature of the newly improved virtual assistant has become a bit more annoying that it probably should be. The "Hey, Siri" command, which lets you activate her without touching your phone, as long as it's plugged into a power source, seems to have a habit of randomly activating at...

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iOS developers continue to update their apps to take advantage of iOS 8. Here's a list of a few more that you might want to check out. Wunderlist (our full review here) has been updated with a new "Today" widget for the iOS 8 Notification Center, plus the new extension lets you quickly add a webpage, note, email message or more to...

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Waiting on those 6 Plus Cases

As TUAW editor-in-chief Victor Agreda, Jr. put it, my new iPhone 6 Plus is a dropportunity waiting to happen. I've put in an order for a new case to protect my baby (review to follow when it finally shows up.) Until then, I've had to make do, creating the abomination of style shown in the above photo. It's basically a padded mailing...

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