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April Fool's: Doodle Jump Live! takes Kevin Durant to Broadway

With more than 10 million-plus sales and loyal fans all over the world, Doodle Jump developer Lima Sky is making the next logical leap for the franchise, Broadway. Doodle Jump Live! will make its stage debut in 2014, with an all-star production team lead by Julie Taymor of Spider-Man: Turn Off ...

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RunKeeper for iPad: The next revolution in running

RunKeeper (free) is a favorite of all of the marathon runners and Tour de France cyclists here at TUAW. The app is now available in a new, convenient larger size, as the developers have released RunKeeper for iPad (free). Jason Jacobs of RunKeeper told TUAW that "many RunKeeper users found th...

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Can ThinkGeek's April product introductions get any geekier?

Where do they get those wonderful toys? Yes, the mad geniuses at ThinkGeek once again are offering a slate of new products scheduled to go on sale today. If you're an iPad owner, there are some great choices here; the Hungry Hungry Hippos iPad game shown above looks fun, and the Barbie digita...

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Arsegate: Does using the iPad cause hemorrhoids?

It's bad enough that the new iPad causes people to burn their hands, threatens to destroy its own battery in a shower of hot lithium if you leave it plugged in overnight, makes images on the web look terrible, and consumes all of your data faster than you can say "not compatible with Australia's ...

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Create an April Fools pranklet with iPhoneception

Looking for a cute and harmless April Fool's day prank for your iPhone. Consider iphoneception. It's a site that creates one of four special effects that mimic the iPhone's home screen, making users think that something deeply weird has happened to their unit. Best of all, at least in terms o...

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iPad licked by gullible anchor, film at 11

Even though April Fools' Day is over and all the Saran Wrap has been removed from the toilet bowl, it is still fun to share some of the notable pranks, especially when the prank involves an unsuspecting news anchor being duped into licking an iPad, live on camera, thanks to the Shock Top app....

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Apple-themed April Fools' day pranks through the years

If it wasn't apparent already, today is April Fools' day and Apple's 35th birthday. To celebrate this occasion, Network World has compiled a list of popular Apple-themed April Fools' jokes from the past. Some are from Apple employees and some from the news media, but almost all of them are entert...

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Apple set to open massive European flagship store in Liechtenstein

It may be one of the smallest countries in Europe, but Vaduz, Liechtenstein will soon host Apple's largest European flagship Apple Store. The store, which will be located adjacent to the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein (Liechtenstein's Museum of Modern Art) and open in September, will be even larger tha...

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PLAYMOBIL™ Apple Store Play Set: Ignite Apple fandom in your kids

Hey, your kids are probably going to spend a lot of time in Apple Stores in the future, so why not get them started early with the new PLAYMOBIL™ Apple Store Play Set? ThinkGeek (purveyor of fine April 1 products such as Lightsaber Popsicles and Angry Birds Pork Rinds) is proud to bring y...

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Apple debuts iWarp: 'Interstellar travel for the rest of us'

Apple has unveiled a revolutionary new product that promises to change the way we travel forever. Dubbed iWarp, Apple's latest creation is a matter-antimatter reactor only one inch thick that can transport a crew of seven humans to Alpha Centauri and back on a single charge. "For decades, we'...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: Did Steve Jobs gift me an iPad?

Dear Auntie T, Hi! First time writer. I was just curious if anyone else was receiving an email like I received. My first instinct is to say it is fake and/or an April Fools' joke. However I want to be sure. The entire message is below. From: Steve Jobs Subject: Congratulations! You've won a...

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TUAW Reports: FCC filing, photos detail last-minute iPad changes

First, and most important to the estimated quarter-million people who will have iPads in their hands on Saturday, is that there will be a front-facing digital camera on the device. As you can see in the gallery, the camera is a 6.0 megapixel unit with a zoom lens. It's apparent that Apple partnere...

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Dual booting Mac OS X on iPad... April Fool's!

Some can't wait to get their hands on the device, while others could care less. The device, the Apple iPad, is set to launch on Saturday, April 3, 2010. Earlier today, TUAW unearthed a hidden feature on the iPad (via an envelope slipped under the door of our headquarters in Roswell, NM) that may e...

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Beware, it's April Fools' Day!

With the iPad launch just two days away and new iPad news flooding the net almost every hour, we want to remind all our readers that today is April Fools' Day -- so take what you hear with a grain of salt. The web is already bursting with April Fools' pranks. Some of my favorites are: Google Tran...

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First Look: Neat Receipts Origami Organizer

The Neat Company is best known for their diminutive scanner and powerful scanning software. You'll remember that we gave away a few of their Neat Receipts scanners a while back. Well, their innovations continue with the announcement of the Neat Receipts Origami Organizer. (Sorry about the use of the...

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