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TUAW Giveaway: Win one of three sets of RHA MA750i in-ear headphones

We've teamed up with Glasgow-based in-ear manufacturer, RHA, to giveaway three sets of its premium MA750i, iOS compatible in-ear headphones, each worth US$129.95. I reviewed the MA750i headphones last year and was really impressed with their overall quality and performance. In fact, they've...

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Apple's French offices raided by competition authorities

Apple's French headquarters was raided recently. Over a 24-hour period, French competition authorities entered Apple's offices and went through documents involving Apple and the distributors it works with, looking for some sign of impropriety. The raid was reportedly brought on by a French...

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TUAW Giveaway: Win a copy of Tabular for Mac

Thanks to the guys at Chromatic Labs, we've got three copies of Tabular for Mac to give away, worth US$19.99 each. Tubular is a comprehensive application for reading, editing and writing tablature music on a Mac. If you're a musician, music teacher or composer of music who's looking to use...

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Apple faces potential suspension of sales in Italy

Apple is in hot water in Italy over its warranty policy, which does not comply with Italian law. Apple products come with a free one-year warranty that can be extended with the purchase of an AppleCare warranty. Under Italian law, the company is obligated to provide two years of free warranty...

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circleof6 app aims to prevent sexual violence

The White House put together a competition last year to try and encourage developers to build mobile apps dedicated to helping stop sexual violence, and a winner of that competition has just arrived in the App Store. circle of 6 is that app -- it's an emergency notifier that allows anyone to...

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Tilt to Live devs return to iOS with accessible turn-based strategy in Outwitters

One Man Left is the two-person studio behind the very popular 2010 iOS release Tilt to Live -- and that's all the two developers have ever released so far. Alex Okafor and Adam Stewart are finally ready, however, to show off their brand new title, and I got to play with it briefly last week at...

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Remix & WIN: Winner to be announced live tonight at 9 PM CET (8 PM GMT) (Updated)

Update: Just in case you missed it on Ustream last night, we're thrilled to announce that the winner of our Remix & WIN competition is MIZIM, or Yasmin from Yorkshire, UK. Congratulations, Yasmin! We absolutely loved your remix. To listen to Yasmin's winning remix on Sound Cloud, click here....

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Atari announces Pong contest for indie iOS devs

(Disclaimer: As you'll read below, I'm serving as a judge in this competition, though I'm not getting paid or compensated for any time I'm contributing to it.) Atari has been betting big on iOS lately. It recently released a Greatest Hits app with its own controller, as well as remakes like...

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Reminder: Last chance to Remix & WIN

Our Remix and WIN competition, with Olivia Broadfield, Propellerhead and SoundCloud, closes on the 31st January 2012, which means you've just a few days left to submit your remix of Olivia's song 'Say.' We've had loads of entries already (some of which are very impressive), and the judges (Olivia...

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French reseller eBizcuss sues Apple over unfair competition

Apple opened its first retail store in France in November 2009 and caused sales to plummet for local Apple retailers, says eBizcuss CEO François Prudent. According to a report in Le Figaro, the effect is so great that eBizcuss has filed a lawsuit against Apple, alleging the company...

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Remix & WIN with Olivia Broadfield, Propellerhead, SoundCloud and TUAW

Calling all producers, mixers and music-making enthusiasts. We've teamed up with UK singer-songwriter Olivia Broadfield (who we recently interviewed here), Propellerhead and SoundCloud to offer you the chance to win Propellerhead's brand new Balance audio interface, a copy of their latest...

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Rumor: Google working on Siri competitor codenamed "Majel"

Android and Me has reportedly come across some secret details regarding "Majel," which is Google's voice control project that sounds very similar to the popular Siri. Before you start crying foul that Google is jumping on the voice control bandwagon, don't forget that Google actually included...

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Sprint confirms unlimited data for iPhones, but not so fast

Just in case you missed the news at the end of the conference yesterday, the rumors are all true: Sprint is indeed carrying the iPhone 4S, and a spokesperson for the company confirms Sprint will offer an unlimited data plan for iPhone users. That means if you were one of the many users (myself...

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U.S. looks to block AT&T, T-Mobile merger (Updated)

Both the New York Times and the Associated Press are reporting that the Justice Department is suing to halt the proposed merger of AT&T and T-Mobile, citing serious competitive issues with the US $39 billion deal. The complaint says "AT&T's elimination of T-Mobile as an independent,...

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China Unicom offers $10 monthly iPhone plan amid stiff competition

China Unicom is trying to grab additional customers before its exclusivity with the iPhone ends. The wireless carrier is kicking off a new promotion that drops the price on its lowest iPhone plan to a rock bottom 66 yuan (US$10) a month. Right now, its larger rivals China Mobile and China...

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