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"Apple Clickbait Generator" is amazing

The iPhone 5c is a bust. Tim Cook doesn't know what he's doing. Apple can't innovate. The iPhone 6 is delayed. The sky is falling, Apple is doomed... dooooomed! Despite Apple's long and arguably unparalleled track record of releasing innovative and successful products, not to mention its penchant f...

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The dumbest iPhone rumor story we've seen yet

Here at TUAW, we're not shy about taking some of the more vapid rumors that circulate through the blogosphere to task. But recently, I stumbled across an article (on Macworld UK no less) which really takes the cake. The article in question is less a rumor roundup than an embarrassingly lazy and ov...

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Bloomberg joins the linkbait game with bizarre Apple/Samsung story

A recent Bloomberg story about Samsung "sticking it" to Apple shows that even reputable sites will sink to new lows in an effort to create a story out of nothing. In the world of tech writing, and Apple in particular, there are no shortage of linkbait headlines that house no substantive content and...

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Why research data about Apple sales is a bunch of bull

An iWatch. An iRing. An iTV. Just a few items that, if analysts actually knew what they were talking about, would already be splashed across Apple's online retail store, ready for purchase. It's no secret that analyst predictions regarding Apple are typically suspect at best. After all, fifth-han...

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New York Times laughably argues that Apple's iPhone is designed to fail to encourage upgrades

The upcoming issue of the New York Times Magazine will feature a horribly conceived and poorly thought out article detailing why Apple wants "to bust your iPhone." Yep, the premise of the article is that Apple designs the iPhone to fail just around the time it happens to be releasing a new model....

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Daily Update for October 7, 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 Fl...

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Analysts, pundits try to downplay Apple's record iPhone launch weekend

Last weekend, Apple sold nine million new iPhones, blowing away analyst expectations and setting a launch weekend record in the process. In fact, the nine million tally nearly doubles Apple's previous iPhone launch record. Suffice it to say, the iPhone 5s and 5c are bonafide hits and, once again, A...

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