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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for March 6, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

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Daily Update for January 10, 2014

​ It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some of the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the...

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How to turn off the new Gmail option that allows Google+ strangers to send you emails

Yesterday, Google unveiled a controversial new feature for Gmail and Google+ users -- anyone with a Google+ account can send an email to your Gmail account, even if they don't have your email address. No more hiding behind your email -- if your name is attached to a Gmail and Google+ account, then...

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Evening news roundup for January 9, 2014

Good evening! Here's the Apple news for Jan. 9, 2014: Google has rolled out a new feature for Gmail that allows Google+ users to email you directly without knowing your email address -- unless you opt-out. Once again, this move is raising some privacy concerns. Numbers from Gartner show that...

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Google's latest idea for Gmail will give you plenty of reasons to switch to iCloud

Once upon a time the informal motto of Google was "don't be evil." Now the motto seems to be "maybe sometimes evil is ok." The Verge revealed Google's latest "innovation" today, the ability to email a user's Gmail account, even if you don't have their email address. The new Gmail setting allows...

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Email reimagined (again): Ping app to launch 9/18, renamed to Hop [updated]

Update: The app formerly known as Ping has been renamed thanks to some trademark disputes; it's now called Hop, and is available in the App Store. Access to the back-end service is by reservation for the time being. If a product is really hard to search for online, it better be pretty intriguing;...

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Daily Update for August 28, 2013

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires...

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Gmail for iOS updated with improved Drive integration and attachment viewing

This past June, Gmail launched its top-to-bottom redesign of its iOS app, but that doesn't mean it can't already be improved. Google has released Version 2.4 of the email app, bringing with it the addition of increased integration with Drive and Google+. Now when you send a link in-app to one of...

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Google's lawyers: If you use Gmail you have no expectation of privacy

While we know none of our readers would ever use email for nefarious purposes, the privacy of one's personal information is a hot topic thanks to the recent revelations about the NSA's domestic spying program. Well, there's bad news for privacy-minded Gmail fans: Google's official legal stance is...

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PasswordBox answers the question "What happens to my passwords when I die?"

In the world of password management tools for OS X and iOS, there's one big gorilla out there -- 1Password from AgileBits. A new entry into the market may make inroads by not only offering a much more simple way to save login information, but also by letting you share that info with trusted...

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Mailbox for iPhone adds landscape, Gmail aliases

Orchestra, Inc.'s Mailbox app has been updated to version 1.3.2, bringing with it a slew of new features and fixes. The first major addition is the inclusion of landscape view support, making the app just a little easier for users who prefer a sideways keyboard. The update also brings a new "send...

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DevJuice: Is your app watching you?

The PRISM project is hitting the news just now, with the Director of National Intelligence issuing statements, and people talking about what privacy means in a free society. This morning, our backchannel discussion about PRISM drifted to the topic of user privacy in apps. Specifically, we've...

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New Gmail for iPhone adds auto-categorization

Google has just released a redesigned Gmail app for iOS that takes the already powerful email tool and supercharges it. The main feature that will have Gmail users singing its praises is support for Google's auto-categorization feature. By activating auto-categorization in your email account,...

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Gmail getting an updated interface on desktop and mobile

The Gmail Blog reports that the popular online email service is getting yet another facelift, on both the desktop and mobile clients. As you can see above, the new look's emphasis is on Facebook-style tabs, with all of your interactions boiled down into your Primary inbox, or Google's Social,...

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Gmail for iOS updated with sign-out option, better iOS app integration

Gmail for iOS was updated today to version 2.2.7182, and folks who use the app to grab their Gmail-flavored email are going to be happy. First, there's now a way to sign out of individual accounts. In the past, signing out of one account was impossible -- you had to sign out of all of them at...

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