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Kelly Hodgkins

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A lifelong New Englander now living in rural Maine, I had a first life as a Doctoral candidate in the field of Microbiology, a second life as a multimedia developer using Macromedia Director and Adobe Flash, and a third life as a blogger where I have spent the past five years covering the field of technology, first at BGR, then IntoMobile and now at TUAW.

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iPhone 6 Plus teardown analysis reveals 1GB of RAM, high-capacity battery

As the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus go on sale in Australia and other countries, repair ships like iFixit and iExperts have already torn apart the handsets to see what Apple has hidden inside its new phones. As noted by both analyses, the inside of the 6 and the 6 Plus is dominated by the battery with a...

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Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free WorldMate [iOS Universal; Now free, down from $9.99] WorldMate...

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Daily Deals for September 18, 2014, featuring CleanMyMac 2 Double Pack

It's time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly. TUAW is not responsible for third-party deals and...

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Where to buy the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus when they launch tomorrow

Apple will start selling the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on Friday, September 19. Unlike previous iPhone launches when everyone lined up at Apple to purchase their iPhone, the new iPhones now are available from wireless carriers and a variety of third-party retailers in addition to Apple's retail...

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Play with Quake and Doom in mobile Safari thanks to iOS 8 and WebGL

One overlooked but exciting part of iOS 8 is the new WebGL support added to mobile Safari. WebGL allows the Safari browser to harness the power of the phone's GPU using HTML 5 and Javascript. Now with iOS 8, iPhone and iPad owners can render 3D WebGL content in their browser, including these...

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One reason not to buy an iPhone 6 Plus -- skinny jeans

This parody video from YouTube user Court Dunn hilariously shows the problems a skinny jeans wearer will face when he tries to pocket his new iPhone 6 Plus. Wonder if JNCO jeans is preparing for its big comeback? ...

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Commence updating as iOS 8 is now available to download

It's finally here! Apple's latest version of iOS -- iOS 8 -- is now available publicly to download on all compatible iOS devices. These devices include the iPhone 4s, iPhone 5, iPhone 5c, iPhone 5s, iPod touch 5th generation, iPad 2, iPad with Retina display, iPad Air, iPad mini and iPad mini with...

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YouTube Find: Apple's new 'Minimal to the Max' packaging for the iPhone 6

The folks at T3 received an iPhone 6 review unit ahead of Friday's big launch and couldn't help themselves -- they had to post an unboxing video on YouTube. Yes, it is 2014 and yes, unboxings are so 2010, but ... it IS the iPhone 6 and Apple has pretty new packaging for us to behold. Check out the...

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PSA: Do not upgrade to iCloud Drive during iOS 8 installation

Today is the day Apple is making iOS 8 available to the public. The latest version of iOS has several new features like widgets and third-party keyboards that make it a must-have upgrade for most iPhone owners. If you are upgrading to iOS 8, there is one "gotcha" during the upgrade process that...

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Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates

Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free Chroisen2 - Epic of the dragon dungeon (Classic styled RPG) [iOS...

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