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App Store sold more than $10 billion in 2013

If you spent any money on the App Store in 2013, you helped contribute to a record-breaking year for Apple's digital marketplace. The company revealed today that App Store sales passed US$10 billion in 2013, with more than $1 billion in sales coming in December alone. Apple's press release calls...

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A look back at 2013, a brief glimpse at 2014

And now a look back at the year that was 2013, a year full of surveillance stories and other terrible things amid a swath of pleasant refreshes at Apple. Some have called it an incremental year for Apple, and with the possible exception of the Mac Pro, I can see that. There was a lot of product...

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2013 Rumor Retrospective: 'All the leaks were...'

I've been writing Rumor Roundups for nearly two years now. In all that time, only two writers from sites featured in the Roundup have ever contacted me directly: In mid-2012, Rene Ritchie of iMore contacted me once to (correctly) point out a regrettable inaccuracy I'd written about one of his...

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Talkcast tonight, 10 pm ET: 2013's best iOS apps + year in review

New dial-in experience! Set up Fuze Meeting before the show if you want to join in live. You know what Sunday night means -- time for the TUAW talkcast! It's our final show of 2013, so we'll review our top picks for the best iOS apps of the year. We'll also welcome a few special guests (including...

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Report Card: Grading Apple in 2013

2013 was a huge year for Apple, both in terms of hardware and software. iOS got a massive facelift and OS X broke free of the cats for the first time ever, while the Mac Pro got new life and the iPads continued their commanding lead in the consumer tablet space. But not all of Apple's product...

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'iPhone 5s' third most-searched-for term on Google in 2013

Google has released its annual Year-End Zeitgeist results on the top 10 search terms that dominated the search engine this year. Announcing the results on its official blog, Google said: In our annual Year-End Zeitgeist ("spirit of the times"), we reflect on the people, places, and moments that...

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Five apps to help you follow the 2013 baseball season

Major League Baseball kicked off its 2013 season last Sunday and we are entering our first full weekend of games. If you are ready to fill your iPhone or iPad with apps to follow every home run, then check out our list of some the best baseball apps available for iOS. MLB.com apps [iPhone or...

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Tilt to Live getting a sequel and it's Redonkulous

One Man Left Studios is most recently known for its great social Outwitters title, but of course the two-man developer team (made up of Alex Okafor and Adam Stewart) is best known for the popular Tilt to Live, a relatively early iOS hit. And now the team is going back to its history, and...

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TUAW Year in Review: December 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Some new iMacs "Assembled in USA"? Lost in yesterday's iFixit writeup of the 21.5-inch iMac was this small line in the description: "Interestingly,...

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TUAW Year in Review: November 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple shows "father of iOS 6 Maps" the door A tweet from Bloomberg News a few minutes ago says Apple has fired its "Maps manager" in the aftermath of...

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TUAW Year in Review: October 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple announces the long-rumored iPad mini (updated) Just two weeks after Apple sold its 100 millionth iPad, the company has announced the iPad mini....

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TUAW Year in Review: September 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple announces the iPhone 5 Apple has announced the iPhone 5. If you've been following the rumors over the past month or so, the device's appearance...

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TUAW Year in Review: August 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Jury finds Samsung guilty of infringing on Apple's patents, awards Apple $1.05 billion in damages (updated) A California jury has found Samsung guilty of...

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TUAW Year in Review: July 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. How the iPhone surprise was almost given away by Steve Jobs Apple's curtain of secrecy surrounding new products is almost legendary, but a former Apple...

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TUAW Year in Review: June 2012

Welcome to TUAW's Year in Review. Month by month, we're running down the top stories of 2012, all day long on New Year's Day. Apple announces next-gen MacBook Pro with Retina display Apple has just announced a brand new MacBook Pro model at the WWDC Keynote in San Francisco. The...

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