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Daily Update for November 26, 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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Why was the iPad Mini with Retina Display released with little fanfare?

With little to no fanfare, Apple this week released the iPad Mini with Retina Display. There were no slickly produced videos accompanying the launch nor were there any grand pronouncements from Apple. Indeed, if you don't regularly follow Apple blogs, you might have been completely unaware that...

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Apple-Tracker.com creates online tool for searching iPad Air availability

If you want to save yourself a trip to a nearby Apple Store only to be disappointed because they didn't have the exact model of iPad Air you wanted in stock, you'll want to point your favorite Web browser to Apple-Tracker.com's new iPad Air search tool. It's very easy to use: just select the...

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iPhone 5s now shipping in 2 to 3 weeks

Good news to all of you still trying to get your hands on the new iPhone 5s; Apple's official ship times in the US online store now list the flagship iPhone as shipping in two to three weeks. That goes for all models of the iPhone 5s, in all storage sizes and all colors -- including gold. The...

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Fourth-generation iPad models in stock at online Apple Stores

If you're thinking about buying a WiFi fourth-generation iPad, you're in luck. Apple apparently is making enough of the new speedy devices to keep them in stock at the online Apple Store in many countries. At this time, the US, Canada, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and Singapore stores all...

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Apple's latest iPod touch may be ready to ship (Updated)

Update: We have received a flood of emails from readers who received shipping notifications last night (October 8, 2012) and will be receiving the new iPod touch by October 15. While the fifth-generation iPod touch was announced simultaneously with the iPhone 5, and Apple began to take orders...

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MacBook Pro Retina display ship times improve

That didn't take long! One day after the MacBook Pro with Retina display was released, shipping times jumped to 2-3 weeks, and then to 3-4 weeks. Apparently the initial demand for the product has been met or more of the luscious laptops are making their way out of factories, because ship times...

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iPad 2: Where and when you can buy one

Photo courtesy of Engadget If you're in the market for an iPad 2, you'll have a wide range of locations in the United States where you can pick one up on Friday. You'll just need to wait until 5 PM local time to do so. At this time, we've received confirmation that the following locations...

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US iPhone 4 availability finally "within 24 hours"

For the first time since its launch, the availability of the iPhone 4 in Apple's US Online Store has dropped to "within 24 hours." This should be welcome news to investors and analysts as it shows that Apple has successfully ramped up production enough to have a good amount of stock on hand going...

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iPad supply constraints still in play, says Piper Jaffray

As we noted earlier, finding the iPad of your dreams hasn't been getting any easier in recent days. Even with an assumed uptick in production to handle the imminent overseas launch, the search for available units on the ground in the US has been tough. Today's Apple 2.0 note on availability cites...

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iPad 3G: Available April 30 in the USA

Apple today announced retail availability of the iPad 3G -- which also features Wi-Fi, of course -- for Friday, April 30th at 5:00 pm. The Loop reports those who pre-ordered the 3G version of the iPad should start receiving shipments that day same day. The iPad 3G includes a US$130 premium over...

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International iPad release pushed back to "late May," pre-orders start May 10

This will come as a disappointment to our international readers, but it seems that Apple has pushed the international iPad release back an entire month. The iPad's UK page used to say "Coming late April." Today that was changed to "Coming late May." The good news is that Apple has set a...

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Apple tweaking iPhone to work better on AT&T's network

Powerpage.org cites a Wall Street Journal article reporting that Apple has worked with AT&T to "rejigger" how the iPhone works with AT&T's towers, resulting in a reduced load for some tasks. It was not clear what changes were made, but apparently a "crash course in wireless technology"...

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iPhone supplies dwindle in Canada

Our neighbors to the north are grumbling about the lack of 3GS iPhones. The major suppliers, Fido and Rogers, are both reporting they are sold out pretty much across the country. Some Apple Stores in Canada have them in stock, but a couple of calls revealed that even Apple Stores are often out of...

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Get iPhone availability updates every 15 minutes

Can't find an iPhone 3G? Well, TopMuffin has created a site that checks Apple's store inventory every 15 minutes. According to the site, Apple updates the inventory throughout the day. TopMuffin's site parses the feed (feed link) and shows iPhone 3G availability by Apple Store. TopMuffin doesn't...

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