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Apple releases new image of Campus 2 progress

Apple has released a new aerial image of the continuing progress of its new campus in Cupertino. The image was shared on the city's website, along with updates about how construction will impact the citizenry in the near future. Construction isn't e...

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Rumor Roundup: 'Nobody wants a stylus'

Google Is In Talks With Mobile Payments Company Softcard (TechCrunch) Source: "People familiar with the matter" Chance it's true: 90 percent This article seems less about how Google is reportedly trying to procure Softcard (likely for its patents...

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Apple site honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Today, in the United States, we celebrate and honor the memory of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Apple's website provides a tribute to Dr. King on this day, with the home page given over to a portrait of the eloquent orator and ad...

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Rumor Roundup: If only 'Failblog' weren't already taken

Apple might already be testing its next major iPhone operating system (BGR) Source: Czech website Chance it's true: 100 percent Obviously Apple is internally testing an operating system that, if previous patterns hold, will be debuted to develope...

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Apple patented a self-repairing material, because of course they did

Just days after LG's G Flex phone showed off its ability to heal from minor scratches and scuffs, a similar patent has surfaced that shows Apple's take on such a feature. The patent, which was filed in 2014 and published this week, describes a meth...

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Apple has been adding 1M iBookstore users per week

Earlier this week, Apple iBooks chief Keith Moerer announced that the company has been gaining about one million iBookstore users per week since the release of OS X Yosemite. The announcement came at the Digital Book World Conference in New York C...

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Apple just patented the best smartphone gaming feature, and it'll probably never use it

The worst part about keeping an eye on new tech patents is knowing in your heart that most of these new ideas -- especially some of the most off-the-wall amazing ones -- will probably never see the light of day. Such is the case with a new Apple pa...

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Official BlackBerry Twitter account sends out tweet from an iPhone

We've seen this play out numerous times before: a celebrity Samsung spokesperson (typically), supposedly a Samsung smartphone user, messes up and accidentally tweets something from his or her iPhone. What we haven't seen before is a company it...

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Apple is suing another tech company, drink!

With Apple's Samsung troubles winding down and a potential settlement reached in that whole anti-poaching brouhaha, the company's legal staff obviously needed something else to work on. Apple was happy to oblige and has now set its sights on Swedis...

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Apple to shell out more cash in new anti-poaching settlement offer

Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel have tossed a few extra bucks into the settlement pot in order to satisfy the terms of anti-poaching lawsuit that first got off the ground in 2013. The suit alleges that top tech companies, including Apple, lured empl...

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Apple granted patent for GoPro style wearable camera

Apple in 2014 filed over 2,000 patents which, together, encompass a dizzying array of technologies and futuristic ideas. And while many of the patents granted to Apple will never see the light of day and aren't worth much of a mention, some are c...

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Sacrificing logic and profits at the altar of smartphone marketshare

Evan Williams, who helped co-found both Twitter and Medium, recently wrote an excellent piece articulating the futility and shortsightedness of using one-dimensional metrics to ascribe success or failure to Internet companies. Williams elegant...

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In 2012, Kevin Durant explained how to pass the time in Oklahoma City

We don't write about Kevin Durant a lot at TUAW, but we're fans. He's an Olympic gold medalist, NBA All-Star, hero to millions, and a staggering talent on the court. Durant is also gives charming interviews, like this one from 2012 where he was aske...

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Clever Apple Store window display

There's a window display in London's Regent Street Apple Store that's pretty clever. It features a row of iPads, standing up, with Smart Covers that seem to open and close all on their own. Meanwhile, the iPads are running a demo video. It's c...

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Apple patent holdings in 2014 increased by nearly 13%

When Creative Technology sued Apple over the iPod's UI design in 2006, Steve Jobs was incensed. Ultimately, the lawsuit prompted Apple to start taking patents much more seriously. Nowhere was this more apparent than during the design process of t...

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Apple TV is required for the ideal Apple smart home experience

CES doesn't typically yield much info on Apple products, but the impending smart home push led some device manufacturers to bring their not-entirely-working HomeKit devices to the year's biggest consumer electronics show and a few tidbits of reliab...

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