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FlowVella: The presentation app formerly known as Flowboard

What's the difference between Flowboard and Flipboard? If you're the creators of Flowboard - a presentation creation app -apparently the app name isn't different enough from Flipboard, the story aggregation app. A trademark court found Flowboard to be just a wee bit too close to the name of Flip...

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Gene Munster predicts! This time, Apple television coming in 2016

For all the fun we Apple bloggers have with Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster's insistence that Apple's going to come out with some sort of amazing smart TV, you have to hand it to the man for two things. First, his persistence in believing that dream and second, his ability to go public yet ag...

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Finally, an app to keep friends from wanting to hang out with you

Do you have too many friends? Do you absolutely hate when someone wants to hang out with you? Are you the kind of person who is far too important to field a text from each individual friend and would simply like to put a big "Do Not Disturb" sign on your life? Well get excited, because your new fa...

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The Week in Review: news and features you don't want to miss

Last week was a busy one with your favorite TUAW writers posting some excellent How-To guides, commentary and other informative news articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: News Thanks to Apple, Dr. Dre had the most profitable year of any musici...

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Microsoft's MSN News: A solid, usable news app for iOS

The times, they are a-changin' over in Redmond. Microsoft spent the last couple of months embracing iOS users instead of shunning them. In the old days, Microsoft kept a lot of apps for the sole use of Windows Phone users, but with that platform faltering they are reaching out to iOS and Android u...

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Apple's Zorlu Center store in Istanbul wins design and engineering accolades

When Apple works closely with both architect and engineer on flagship retail stores, the result can be magical. That's the case with the Apple Store Zorlu Center in Istanbul, Turkey, which won a pair of awards at The Institution of Structural Engineers (ISE) Structural Awards 2014. The store, des...

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Apple #22 on Glassdoor's 2015 Best Places to Work list

Recruiting website Glassdoor has published its Employees' Choice Awards for 2015. The awards honor the best places to work in the US and UK, based on ratings by employees. This year, Apple came in 22nd of the top 50 large companies, a marked improvement from 2014 and 2013, where the company came...

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News organizations fight to have tape of Steve Jobs video deposition released to the public

During Apple's ongoing iPod antitrust lawsuit, the plaintiffs introduced video testimony from Steve Jobs that was recorded in April 2011, a few months before his passing. Per Apple's request to the plaintiffs, Jobs' video footage has not been made public. Now comes word via CNET that a trio of ne...

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Apple TV gains new YouTube app and additional channels

Apple TV owners are getting a holiday viewing gift today, with the addition of four new channels and a new YouTube app designed to act more like the apps found on other platforms. The new YouTube app provides easier access to subscriptions and searching, and also adds OAuth for login if you'd pr...

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Apple to open advanced R&D center in Yokohama, Japan

Apple today announced that it will open a research facility in Yokohama, Japan. The announcement follows a campaign speech by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in which he noted that Apple planned to "conduct the most advanced research and development in Japan." Abe linked Apple's planned in...

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Chinese internet regulator gets private look at Apple Watch

Want a private, behind-closed-doors glimpse at Apple's new smartwatch, complete with a guided tour by Tim Cook himself? It's easy! You just have to be China's Cyberspace Administration minister, and how hard could that really be? Ok, so it's probably pretty difficult, but that's the treatment Lu W...

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English politician caught playing Candy Crush for two hours during government meeting

Candy Crush Saga is addictive, so addictive in fact that it can keep lawmakers from doing the job taxpayers pay them to do. According to The Sun, MP Nigel Mills was rocking a long Candy Crush play session during a meeting regarding pensions and insurance -- in which he asked a few pre-written ques...

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In China, faux homeless iPhone owners busted for begging

Here's a tip for the would-be panhandler: don't flash your new iPhone in public if you're looking for contributions. According to a report by China's Xinhua news agency, a foursome of supposed vagrants was busted by local police in the Chongqing Municipality of China when it was discovered that th...

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Apple sets its sights on India with plans for 500 new resellers

People in the U.S. and Europe might not be able to walk into a coffee shop without seeing a half dozen iDevices being tapped on, but Apple's gadgets aren't quite as widespread in India. According to Times of India, Apple is hoping to push further into the emerging market by helping to spawn as man...

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White House photographer uses iPhone 6 to catch people off-guard

Christmas at the White House means a whole lot of camera flashes, poses, and smiles, and that usually means plenty of fancy camera equipment. For one seasoned photographer, Apple's iPhone is the tool of choice this year. As Time reports, photographer Brooks Kraft -- who has spent over a decade cov...

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