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Fujitsu shows ScanSnap SV600 Contactless Scanner at Macworld 2014

Fujitsu has been manufacturing world-class scanners for business and personal use for about three decades, including the popular ScanSnap line of auto-feeding desktop scanners. I had a chance to interview Fujitsu's Director of Product Marketing,...

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Origin Stories: Reflow

Reflow bills itself as "music notation for the rest of us" and I have to say the app packs a punch for musicians and students of music. Reflow's notation software has a lot of great drag-and-drop functionality for quickly building compositions, and...

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Origin Stories: TestFlight

This week's Origin Stories goes to the heart of a problem developers had at the beginning of the App Store: how to easily deal with beta builds. There are numerous restrictions and difficulties for developers who wish to give out beta versions...

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TUAW Origin Stories: Retro Dreamer

Today we continue our Origin Stories series by interviewing Gavin Bowman, one of the co-founders of Retro Dreamer, a great iOS indie developer that's released games like Velocispider, Duckers, and most recently, Happy Fall. In the interview,...

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TUAW Origin Stories: Party Doodles

Party Doodles is a fun drawing game that has an interesting twist. While you can play with just an iPad, adding an Apple TV to the mix allows you use AirPlay, transforming this into living room fun for the whole family. Here's a pic of the game...

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Interview with Jeremy Olson of the Grades app

Created by Jeremy Olson of Tapity, the Grades app is a tool for students to help them earn the grade they want in a class and achieve their target GPA. The app lets students input their current grades, list upcoming assignments and finally set...

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From the iPad 2 line: Form Tools PDF for the iPad

Quite a few TUAWers are out and about this afternoon picking up iPad 2s, and our own Erica Sadun is in Colorado right now. While in line for her new magical and revolutionary device, she met up with developer Zach Starkebaum, creator of the Form...

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Interview: Firemint's Rob Murry and Steve Faulkner of Infinite Interactive

Firemint and Infinite Interactive surprised us all the other day with the news that the one company was buying the other, but Firemint's Rob Murray and Infinite's Steve Fawkner weren't surprised themselves. "We've actually been talking about this...

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John Carmack talks about Rage SD and HD, iOS, and what's next for iOS gaming

We've all seen the potential of what a demo like Epic Citadel can do, but while work continues on Infinity Blade, John Carmack's id Software has released Rage, an iOS-exclusive tie-in to the big FPS console and PC title scheduled to come out next...

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Macworld 2010: We discuss iBird Pro with Mitch Waite

We had the opportunity to interview Mitch Waite, the developer of iBird Explorer Pro (US$29.99). This is an iPhone/iPod touch App running under OS 3.0 or better. According to Mitch, it is fourteen field guide books rolled into one App. Apple liked...

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Macworld 2010: Interview with Roland Saekow of BearExtender n3

At the TUAW booth on the Macworld show floor the other week, I was fortunate enough to interview Roland Saekow, the developer of the BearExtender n3, a product that replaces your Airport card giving any wireless network a much wider wireless range....

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Macworld 2010: iFixit.com

One website that must reside in nearly every Machead's bookmarks collection is iFixit. They provide detailed, step-by-step repair guides (and parts) for nearly every Mac, iPod or iPhone fix you can think of. Their instructions are always clear and...

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Macworld 2010: A few more video tidbits

It's hard to believe that it's been a week since I left Macworld Expo 2010 to head home. Last night, I finally went through the last snippets of video from the Expo and put together this short compendium of three interviews. The first company I...

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Macworld 2010: TUAW talks to OpenFeint

On the day before Macworld last week, I got a chance to sit down with Eros Remini, VP of Marketing for OpenFeint, to talk about his social gaming network for iPhone apps. He shared with me that the network has claimed a gigantic 12 million users...

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Macworld 2010: Get an education with the DriveSavers Hard Drive Disk-aster Simulator

DriveSavers has been the go-to company for data recovery since 1985, when I used to read about them in Apple ][ magazines. They have saved the bacon (and jobs) of many people over the ensuing years. When all else fails, DriveSavers can be counted on...

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Macworld 2010: Telltale Games and their Mac revolution

Well, there you go. After consistent rumors that the whole catalog would be coming over to the Mac, Telltale Games announced at Macworld last week that that's exactly what was going to happen. Starting with the Tales of Monkey Island series (based...

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