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Caturday: Charis the assistant editor

Charis is a 1-1/2 year old Greek cat who, according to his human Dimitrios Georgoulas, thinks of himself as an assistant editor at AppleWorldHellas. Dimitrios tells us that Charis loves Apple products, especially the new iPad Air and the MacBook...

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Falling asleep with a good iBook

Gather 'round, kids and Grandpa Dave will tell you a story. Back when I was your age, "iBooks" were computers, not software. They were brightly colored, had plastic handles and resembled a Barbie purse. Plus, you could take a nap beneath one, as...

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This is not the iPad Pro [Video]

A few weeks ago, folks were all too quick to claim that the photo above, found on Apple's website, accidentally revealed a heretofore unannounced larger screened iPad Pro. In truth, the photo is nothing more than a MacBook Pro shot at just the...

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Photo: Wall-mounted Apple keyboards

It's like a nerdy Bat Cave. Flickr user Peter Bocken shares this image of several Apple keyboards, carefully mounted on a wall. Can you name them all? We'd like to see a Bluetooth keyboard added to the display. You can see Bocken's mouse collection...

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Caturday: Sir Steve's iMac G3 castle

Sir Steve Cat is a British Shorthair Silver Tabby living in Hungary who is obviously royalty -- after all, why else would he have his own iMac G3 castle to live in? Owner Szergely says that Sir Steve is now about 11 weeks old. Sir Steve has his...

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Crowdfunded Project News: A few hot picks and some real stinkers

Every week, TUAW provides readers with an update on what new or significant crowdfunded Apple-related projects are in the news. While our policy is to not go into detail on items that haven't reached at least 80 percent of their funding goal, this...

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Steve Jobs reference in forthcoming Captain America movie

Marvel has released the first 11 minutes of Captain America 2: Winter Soldier to get fans excited about the feature. There's lots of exciting action, as you'd expect, but also an amusing reference to Steve Jobs. In the beginning of the clip, Steve...

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Flickr Find: Three-Card Brag with iPhones

This handful of old iPhones reminds me of a British card game, Three Card Brag. Will you fold or place a bet? What combination of iPhones will give you the highest hand? The photo titled "iPhone 4 joins his older brothers" is from Flickr member...

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Backblaze now storing 100 petabytes of data, announces Storage Pod 4.0

When it comes to storing large amounts of data inexpensively, Backblaze is a leader. The online backup company just announced that they're now storing 100 petabytes -- that's one hundred million gigabytes -- of data from both Mac and Windows users...

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Flickr Find: Lego Steve Jobs and our beloved Mac

Today's Flickr Find is so adorable it may just kill you with its cuteness. Created by Flickr member Sam, aka "purplelime", the Lego recreation commemorates the 30th birthday of the Mac, which was celebrated earlier this year. In true Apple fan...

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A roundup of last week's popular and featured articles on TUAW

Last week was a busy one with your favorite TUAW writers posting some excellent How-To guides, commentary and other useful articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: Here's a neat new physics feature...

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Caturday: I caught a mouse

We found this lovely cat and picture while doing a search of Flickr recently. Brian Wilkins shot this gorgeous black and white image of his cat -- which had just "caught a mouse" -- with a Canon EOS 400D. Beautiful cat and picture, accentuated by...

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A nice, sterile eye pad

On a personal note, it's my son's birthday. I know he really wants an iPad. Think he'll appreciate this?...

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Crowdfunded Project News: The best of Kickstarter, Indiegogo and the rest

Every week, TUAW provides readers with an update on what new or significant crowdfunded Apple-related projects are in the news. This update is designed to give readers a heads-up on projects they might find interesting enough to back. Note that...

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Flickr find: The world's most ridiculous and expensive Mac mini stand

Today's Flickr find is from Stephen Hackett, who has created what he calls "the world's most ridiculous Mac mini stand", and we would have to agree. Not only is all that aluminum stunning, it's also a vintage rig now that the Powermac G5 is will...

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Flickr find: A mischief of Apple mice

Flickr user Damien Ward has shared this collection of old-school Apple mice. How many can you name? Current models are missing, like the Magic Mouse, but many of us will recognize the good old "hockey puck." Recognize and shudder, that is. You can...

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