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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for May 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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Tumblr introduces in-app themes and more news for May 6, 2014

Good news for Tumblr bloggers this morning, plus an in-store iPhone event from Apple to make your day complete with the top news stories. Tumblr has rolled out in-app theme switching, and it's accessible from the company's iOS app. Tumblr's creative director Peter Vidani called the move "...a con...

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The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for March 3, 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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Apple using Tumblr to promote iPhone 5c, and other news for March 3, 2014

A few days ago a new Tumblr page called "isee5c" appeared which features Apple's first dedicated Tumblr ad campaign. Called "Every color has a story," the campaign shows five 15-second videos with color themes corresponding to the iPhone 5c and its colorful cases. The videos feature animated dots,...

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Comedian bakes iPhone cookies to fool cops, but you probably shouldn't

Chatting on your iPhone while behind the wheel can get you into some serious trouble (not to mention an accident, so DON'T DO IT), but comedian Randy Liedtke thinks he's found a way to have some fun with the laws against such practices. Posting on his Tumblr account, Liedtke shows off a batch of n...

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Tumblr for iOS is redesigned, new features

Tumblr, now owned by Yahoo, has just released the latest version of its iOS app, giving the app a complete visual makeover and adding a number of new features. The app's dashboard, which allows users to both view Tumblr blogs they love and edit and post to their own Tumblr blogs, has now has that iO...

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Website building portal Jimdo creates websites using just an iPhone/iPad

Building a personal website used to be a long ordeal. Prior to the advent of highly customizable blogging platforms like Tumblr and WordPress, building a site required learning code or hiring someone to do all the heavy lifting for you. These days you can build a basic site in minutes at your home c...

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Take a nostalgia trip with minimalist renders of old Macs

You remember your first Mac desktop, but if you don't, Aakash Doshi's wonderfully nostalgic minimalist renders of each all-in-one Mac starting with the beloved 128K will surely jog your memory. The appropriately titled "History of Mac" project is still ongoing, but for the moment Doshi has drawn a...

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Tumblr releases emergency update to fix password-sniffing bug

Tumblr has released an emergency update for its iOS app to fix a bug that allowed people to sniff out passwords. Tumblr was notified of the security vulnerability today. The company says that if you have been using its iOS apps, you should also update your Tumblr password and your password on any ...

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Tumblr updates app to add trending topics and improved tags

Tumblr has released the first major update to its iOS app since being purchased by Yahoo this past May. The update brings a few important new features to the mobile version of the blogging platform, including increased interaction with tags. Users can now see trending tags and blogs on Tumblr to s...

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Dear Uncle TUAW: What's the best way to blog while backpacking?

Dear Uncle TUAW: Over the next two years my husband and I plan to hike El Camino de Santiago in Spain. I'd love to keep family and friends up to date on our trek by blogging on the trip, but since we want to keep our backpacks at less than 14 lbs. total weight, I'm not sure I want to carry an iPa...

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Tumblr for iOS improves sharing, supports Instapaper, Pocket

Everybody's favorite "blogging lite" tool, Tumblr, has a new version out today. Tumblr 3.3.1 has added a selection of sharing tools as well as some changes to make using the mobile app easier and more fun. Posts can now be shared a variety of ways -- the share button on my iPhone 5, for examp...

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Daily Update for April 22, 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 (requi...

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Tumblr launches mobile ads for iOS, Android

Love Tumblr? Well, reality just hit the service, which is under pressure to generate revenues. As a result, you'll start seeing ads (aka "sponsored posts") in your Tumblr stream in the iOS and Android apps starting today. The company started the sponsored posts about a year ago on the web-bas...

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Tumblr adds native iPad support to its iOS app

Back in November, popular blogging site Tumblr updated its iPhone app to be completely native (as opposed to an app in an HTML wrapper), which brought tremendous speed improvements to users. Now the company has updated its app again -- but this time they've made it universal, bringing native iP...

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