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Talkcast tonight, 7pm PT, 10pm ET: Whirled Cup Edition!

New dial-in experience! Set up Fuze Meeting before the show if you want to join in live. Having absorbed the information (among other things) that WWDC has to offer, we're ready to give you the highlights on this week's TUAW Talkcast! This week we have new iPods to talk about, and we'll be doing so...

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Target previews Black Friday promotion with great deals on iPads and iPhones

Target on Monday posted to its website a preview of the Black Friday promotions it'll be running from November 28 through November 30. If you scroll through to page five, you'll see a number of really incredible deals on a range of Apple products. Here's what holiday shoppers will have to look...

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iOS 7 video tip: Making FaceTime audio calls

One of the relatively unsung features of iOS 7 is the addition of audio-only calling to FaceTime. Why would you want to use FaceTime to make audio-only calls instead of using the full video/audio capability? Well, maybe you just woke up and look like something the cat dragged in, and you don't...

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iOS 7: Weather app is easy on the eyes, still lacking features

Another app that received a major overhaul in iOS 7 was the Weather app. The card-style design of the app has been stripped away, leaving in its place a lovely translucent UI with weather images in the background. It's about time Apple updated Weather, as the basic, boxy design has been around...

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Apple adds $59 AppleCare+ for iPod classic and iPod touch

Apple has quietly added a US$59 AppleCare+ plan for the iPod classic and iPod touch. Like other products eligible for AppleCare+ plans, the iPod classic and iPod touch can now get an additional year of warranty coverage, a total of two years of phone support and two incidents of repair or...

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Apple adds new 'Space Gray' color option for iPod Touch, nano and shuffle

Apple has added a "space gray" color option to the iPod touch, iPod nano and iPod shuffle. The new color option for the iPods was first noticed by MacRumors. The fact that Apple quietly did this probably means that no iPod refresh is set to come this year, as Apple would have likely held off on...

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Happy anniversary to the venerable iPod touch

The iPod touch was introduced on this date way back in 2007 at an Apple music event. Steve Jobs gave the keynote address at that event (video below), but it's hard to imagine that the first generation (pictured above) didn't even have a proper speaker. While I wonder if anyone at Apple worried...

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iFixit opens up the new 16 GB iPod touch

Apple last week unceremoniously introduced a new, lower-cost iPod touch model. Priced at US$229, the new iPod touch comes without a rear-facing camera or the recently introduced wrist loop. Aside from that, the model is essentially the same as current fifth-generation iPod touch models. That,...

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Daily Update for May 30, 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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Apple has sold more than 100 million iPod touches

Apple doesn't typically break out sales figures for specific iPod models, but I suppose the 100 million mark is something special. Hot on the heels of introducing a revamped iPod touch, Apple told Jim Dalrymple of The Loop that the company has now sold over 100 million iPod touch units. Since...

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Apple introduces new iPod touch without rear camera for $229

Apple has introduced a new model of its iPod touch. The new iPod touch comes in a 16 GB capacity and lacks the rear iSight camera of other iPod touches with Retina displays. This new model of iPod touch does still feature the front-facing FaceTime camera. With the introduction of this new low-cost...

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Daily iPad App: Gradients is a free iOS photo editor that is worth a look

I'm always on the lookout for free photo apps that do a good job, and Gradients for the iPad or iPhone (free, universal) fits the bill. The app lets you add gradients to existing photos with almost infinite variations and control. I often create gradients in Photoshop, especially to tone down the...

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Baby Monitor 3G makes watching your baby much easier with new OS X version

Having a baby requires constant vigilance -- morning and night you are watching over your little one to keep them safe and happy. One indispensable tool for parents is a baby monitor that lets you watch over your child from afar. If you have an old iOS device lying around, then you might want to...

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Apple agrees to $53 million settlement in iPhone and iPod Touch warranty class action

Wired is reporting that Apple has agreed to a $53 million settlement in a class-action suit focusing on Apple's warranty practices regarding water damage in older iOS devices. The settlement agreement, which was leaked to Wired, has already been signed off on by Apple chief litigation counsel...

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Brass instruments make custom iPad amplifiers

Speaker and amplifier choice is a personal thing, with some focusing on sound quality and others preferring form over function. If you are looking for something unique, then you should check out this Analog Tele-Phonographer spotted by Boing Boing and crafted by Christopher Locke. Each unit...

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