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The New York Times goes one-on-one with Walter Isaacson

It's turn-the-table time, and the man who spent the last several years interviewing people for his Steve Jobs biography is now being interviewed by the New York Times. As expected, the interview focuses on Isaacson's book and the time he spent with Steve Jobs. In his conversation with New York...

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E-book series details the evolution of iMovie

I am slowly reading through Walter Isaacson's biography of Steve Jobs and, like many of you, I'm fascinated by the complex series of events and people who created the Apple we know today. Another good read that covers a portion of Apple history is a e-book series called Timeline. Written by...

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First, fake Apple Stores. Now, fake Steve Jobs biography.

First fake Apple Stores, now China has fake Steve Jobs biographies. The fake biography's title roughly translates to Steve Jobs Gives 11 Advices To Teenager in English and its author is a man who goes by the name "John Cage." MicGadget says the fake bio first went on sale at Taiwanese...

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TUAW's Daily iPad App - Warplanes: A History of Aerial Combat

Gameloft recently released a new iPad book-app, Warplanes: A History of Aerial Combat (US$6.99). This app is follow-up to Gameloft's earlier book-app, War in the Pacific. This latest offering includes detailed information on 43 historic war planes including popular bombers like the B-52,...

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TUAW TV Live: Brian X. Chen, author of 'Always On'

Thanks for joining me today for a very special episode of TUAW TV Live. Today's guest is Brian X. Chen, interim editor for's Gadget Lab and the author of the recently published "Always On: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future--and Locked Us In." To quote the...

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TUAW TV Live at 5 PM EDT: Brian X. Chen talks about "Always On"

Today's TUAW TV Live features a guest whose new book, "Always On: How the iPhone Unlocked the Anything-Anytime-Anywhere Future--and Locked Us In" is garnering praise for its unblinking look at the good and bad aspects of the iPhone phenomena. Brian X. Chen is the interim editor of's...

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Steve Jobs biography gets new title: 'Steve Jobs'

"iSteve: The Book of Jobs" was the title originally ascribed to the very first authorized biography of Apple's head honcho, written and put together by Walter Isaacson. But according to CNNMoney, the title has changed. While the book's Amazon page now lists the title as the much more tame,...

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Apple faces trademark infringement lawsuit over the use of iBooks

Apple is facing yet another trademark infringement lawsuit. This time the company must defend its use of the term iBooks. Apple is being sued by New York publisher John T. Colby who bought Byron Preiss Visual Productions and Ibooks, Inc during a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy proceeding back in 2006....

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Taking Your iPhoto '11 to the Max: A power guide to Apple's photo app

iPhoto '11 is an easy Mac app to begin using and play with, but a difficult one to master. In his newest book for Apress, TUAW blogger Michael Grothaus takes his knowledge of iPhoto '11 and presents it in such a way that anyone can learn to use the app, not only for organizing and editing their...

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TUAW readers get 30% off "Take Control of iWeb '09"

TUAW's very own superstar Steve Sande has released a new ebook version of "Take Control of iWeb '09," and it's updated to reflect the fact that iWeb is practically the same in both iLife '09 and the newer iLife '11. No matter which iLife you're using, Steve's got some excellent tips in here for...

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TUAW Bookshelf: Enchantment by Guy Kawasaki

Guy Kawasaki, for those of you who don't know, was an original Macintosh evangelist and when the Mac debuted, he went to software developers, advocating that they write software for the new platform. Over the years Guy has been a loyal devotee of Apple and heard numerous startup pitches (and...

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Ultimate Dinopedia brings dinosaurs to life on your iPad

The Ultimate Dinopedia (US$5.99) from National Geographic is a wonderful reference app that will quickly become the go-to source for kids who want to find out everything about dinosaurs. There are other dinosaur apps in the store, but this is by far the most complete and expansive. It started as a...

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Talkcast tonight, 7 PM PT/10 PM ET: iPad Books Edition!

Another Sunday, another episode of the TUAW Talkcast! This week we're featuring two of our own: Dave Caolo, who will be talking about his soon to be released iPad book, and Steve Sande will be joining me to talk about the iPad book he wrote along with our own Erica Sadun and Michael Grothaus....

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On producing great iPhone photos

The late, great photographer Ansel Adams once said "You don't take a photograph, you make it." Making photographs that are more than just snapshots requires capturing the nuances of light, dark and color. A number of professional photographers now enjoy using the iPhone as a secondary camera, and in...

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Four Little Critter interactive childrens books hit iOS

Mercer Mayer has been writing Little Critter books since the grown-up children were sleeping in cribs. My kids loved the series and had me read it to them hundreds of times. Little Critter is a hedgehog-looking animal that very small children can easily relate to as he goes about his simple...

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