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Crowdfunding Roundup: Blinks and Tickles

Each week, TUAW provides readers with an update on new or significant crowdfunded Apple-related projects in the news. While our policy is to not go into detail on items that haven't reached at least 80 percent of their funding goal, this update is designed to give readers a heads-up on projects th...

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How do you make teachers angry? Take an app out of the App Store

iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad users are used to hearing about new apps showing up in the App Store. It's when they are taken out of the App Store by Apple that things get interesting. Teachers across the country got a taste of "interesting" last week when Apple removed Scratch Viewer from the App ...

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The story behind the iPad's home screen photo

When Steve Jobs revealed the iPad back in January, viewers stared in breathless amazement, none more so than Richard Misrach, the artist whose photo is the default home screen image. He was sitting at home watching a movie when his phone rang. It was his agent, and he couldn't believe what was ha...

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First hand pictures of the new U2 iPod

Ash over at techpaedia dropped us a line to let us know about some photos he took of the new U2 iPod at an Apple retail store. The four photos over at his site show the rear black metal enclosure a little more clearly than the official ones on Apple's site. Ash reports that "like the traditional st...

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5th Ave cube scratched, leather case in the works

Ok, so maybe it's just a joke, but it's still funny. Macenstein has written an amusing parody post, stating that the NYC cube (which is made of the same material as the iPod's screen) will don a protective case designed by Incase, after receiving a 30-foot scratch over the weekend. Nice one, Macenst...

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The most scratched up iPod wins!

Who says scratches on your iPod are a bad thing? This week at MWSF, the folks at Applesauch Polish (I just love that name) are looking for the iPod that has been scratched and abused even worse than their demo model. That lucky (if "lucky" is the right word) person will receive a much need...

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