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Old Macs always spoil the best parties

We love our old Macs, but sometimes they are party-poopers -- shutting down and scaring the children in this amusing Joy of Tech comic. ...

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Prankster fools passers-by with fake iPhone 6

Jonathan Morrison from TLD took to the streets with an iPhone 6 clone in order to prank people into believing it was the real deal. Unlike UrAvgConsumer who was upfront his iPhone was fake, Morrison really convinces people he has Apple's next generation iPhone. You can watch his humorous ruse in...

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The Status of Apple's Ecosystem from 'Facepalm' to 'Getting There'

An amusing look at Apple's ecosystem inspired by Apple's System Status page. Image originally created by The Joy of Tech. ...

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Last week's popular and featured articles on TUAW 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 useful articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: "Apple Clickbait Generator" is amazing Battle of the Airs: MacBook or iPad? A few...

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President Obama signs cell phone unlocking bill into law

The White House today announced that President Obama was signing the "Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act" into law after the bill passed successfully through both the House and Senate. Today, President Obama will sign into law the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless...

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YouTube Find: The ridiculous lengths people will go to just to destroy an iPhone

Ever look at a 100-ton train and wonder what would happen if your iPhone happened to be on the rail when the locomotive was passing by? You don't have to consider that scenario any longer now that the folks from TechRax have recreated it for us by placing an iPhone 5s on a rail, setting the tape...

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Florida man scams Apple retail stores out of $309,768

In a rather offbeat and somewhat bizarre crime story, a Tampa Bay man was arrested earlier this month after managing to scam Apple out of $309,768. According to the Tampa Bay Times, 24-year old Sharron Laverne Parrish Jr. frequented Apple retail stores 42 times across a number of states where he...

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Most popular and featured articles on TUAW 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 useful articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: What would make you run out and buy an Apple-branded smartwatch? Five apps that'll...

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Filmmaker reminds us that portrait video still matters

People often roll their eyes at portrait video -- not only does it fail to capture the entire field of view, it also is the hallmark of an iPhone noob. This recording technique is so maligned that there even are iOS apps that force the camera into horizontal recording mode regardless of the...

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The iPhone 6 is last year's Samsung Galaxy, Wait, Wut?

Earlier this week, Conan O'Brien addressed the unavoidable iPhone 6 rumors that claim Apple is working on a large-screened iPhone model. In typical Team CoCo style, Conan delivers a monologue that cuts to the heart of loyal iPhone fans around the world. The iPhone bit starts at 1:30. ‚Äč...

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iPhone-yielding, Pope-shaped Cheetos curl will forever change your view of the cheesy snack

Cheesecurlsofinstagram is a wonderful Instagram account that posts pictures of oddly-shaped Cheetos snacks with witty descriptions that nail their appearance. Take, for example, the above shot of Pope Frances curl. "After a Sermon, Pope Frances, Wearing a Miter, Prepares to Get in the Pope...

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Most popular and featured articles on TUAW 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 useful articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: Pulling the trigger on Kindle Unlimited Apple isn't being parental enough,...

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The one iMac feature cat lovers really want

A kitten-creating iMac. Want now, please. ...

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Last week's popular and featured articles on TUAW 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 useful articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: Tips to help you optimize your Wi-Fi network Samsung's smartphone woes mean...

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Last week's popular articles on TUAW 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 useful articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: Rumor Roundup: 'Next week' iPhone 101: How to view your Safari browsing history on...

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