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Corning unveils Gorilla Glass 4; twice as tough and less prone to shattering

Corning, which supplies Apple with millions of durable iPhone screens every year, announced yesterday the impending arrival of Gorilla Glass 4. Gorilla Glass 4 may not be as scratch-proof as sapphire, but it's just as well because cracked iPhone screens are arguably more problematic than...

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Flickr Find: Menacing Darth Vader threatens to sever Yoda's powerful iPhone ties

Darth Vader threatens to cut the power supply for Yoda's mighty iPhone slab, while the Jedi master calmly looks on in this Lego minifig scene created by Flickr member Jim Petcoff. Wonder what revenge he has planned to thwart the power-hungry Darth from carrying out his objective? Did you know...

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The Audioengine B2 Bluetooth speaker has premium sound

There are oh so many Bluetooth speakers out there. Little plastic ones that sound tinny, larger battery-operated speakers that you can take with you and improve the sound quality. In a departure from the small and the portable is this new speaker from Audioengine (US$299.00). The company, which...

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Clothespin piano lets you play music on your iPad

iOS developer Adam Kumpf had a problem -- he wanted to play piano on his iPad, but there was no physical piano keyboard attachment. Instead of merely lamenting about the issue, Kumpf used his engineering know-how to design his own keyboard using everyday household items. The DIY iPad piano...

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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 Bubble Browser for Evernote [OS X; Now free, down from $9.99] Top 5...

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Burgerman is a mediocre superhero seeking justice and food

Burgerman is a game that tells the story of an innocent fast food customer that orders a burger. Somehow, he doesn't notice the burger is glowing green. After consumption, this ordinary guy turns into Burgerman, a superhero flying through the towns of Burgerville fueled entirely on burgers (and...

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Square Register introduces gift cards and invoices to iOS app

Apple Pay may be making waves at major retailers, but Square Register continues to be the go-to source for small businesses looking to take payments from customers. With point-of-sale interfaces and a handy portable card reader, Square is one of the easiest ways for small businesses to take their...

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Daily Deals for November 20, 2014, featuring the New Age Smartphone Photo Kit

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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Three new Final Fantasy games coming to iOS, and FFVII isn't one of them

Square Enix will be making RPG fans very happy in 2015 with three new Final Fantasy apps for iOS, Famitsu reports. Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, Final Fantasy Legends: Crystal of Time, and a Final Fantasy Portal App are all headed to Apple's mobile platform next year. Brave Exvius and Crystal of...

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Free-to-play dev says Western gamers more critical of the cost structure

Free-to-play games get plenty of hate from a large segment of the gaming populous -- and in particularly egregious examples of "pay to win" schemes, I have no problem joining in -- but Paul Simon, executive producer of the long-running iOS MMO Celtic Heroes, says this will eventually fade. In an...

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Win an Ollie, Sphero 2.0 or Darkside Ollie from TUAW and Orbotix

Sphero and Ollie from Orbotix have been TUAW favorites for quite a while -- I mean, how can you not love fun and educational robots that are controlled and programmed from your favorite iOS device? Well, the good folks at Orbotix are making it easy for three lucky readers to pick up one of their...

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New report details GTAT's operational ineptness and technical problems with sapphire production

In the wake of GT Advanced Technologies' bankruptcy filing, the company has been more than outspoken about the headaches it endured as a result of its its failed partnership with Apple. From calling its contract with Apple "oppressive and burdensome" to accusing Apple of engaging in "bait and...

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Adidas now lets you print your iPhone photos on your shoes

Adidas earlier this year announced its plans to offer a new miZX Flux service that allow users to print their photos on their shoes. That service has now gone live and is available to customers in the US. The service uses an iOS (or Android) app to select the shoe size and process other details...

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Run to the top of the list with RankRunner

If you are a competitive runner or someone who just runs because you enjoy running, RankRunner is worth a look but it still has some issues. This free universal app runs on iOS 7.0 or later and will give you an idea how your training and race results stack up against other runners worldwide. ...

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Rumor Roundup: Return of the analysts

Just when I was starting to think all the analysts had gone into hibernation for the year, a few have crawled out of the woodwork to make their typically barmy, nonsensical predictions. RBC raises Apple price target to $120, predicts Apple Watch will earn $10B in first-year revenue...

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