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What do you want to see in the next Final Cut Studio?

It's no secret that many post-production professionals feel Final Cut Studio has been falling behind over the last two years. While Apple has taken its time developing a new version of its video suite, competitors like Adobe have jumped ahead with significant updates; some have even questioned ...

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iPhone 5 rumors: new antenna, metal case

Trial production for the iPhone 5 has already started in China, according to speculation from The China Times published on Tuesday. According to the report, Apple's fifth-generation smartphone, expected to launch during the third quarter this year, will feature a metal chassis, more sensitive a...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: Why would an iPad have a proximity sensor?

Dear Aunt TUAW, I've been hearing rumors that the next generation iPad might include a proximity sensor. Now call me dim, but I just don't get it. Proximity sensor? What the fudge? Are we supposed to be holding our iPads to our ears while we chat over Skype VoIP? Has Apple never heard of the (ple...

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Video: Glasses-free 3D using iOS accelerometer and camera

Here's some speculation that definitely came from the House of Crackpot Theories, but since it's kind of a slow day with the holiday today, feel free to let your imagination run wild. This video suggests that the next iPod touch could use its internal gyroscope and the FaceTime camera for a sort of...

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Why you really shouldn't have expected more than Beatles on iTunes today

We here at TUAW, and those of you who read us and a dozen other Apple or tech blogs each day were certainly amped about a full-page takeover on yesterday. We were subsequently a bit let down when the veil lifted to reveal... The Beatles on iTunes. Keep in mind Twitter + Ping happened via ...

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Dear Aunt TUAW: What's in Apple's guitar hole?

Dear Aunt TUAW, Maybe I'm completely wrong, but I eventually demystified the Apple 9/1/2010 Press Invitation. I had a look at the press release image I found on (it's a little bigger than yours) in Photoshop. Instinctively the soundhole was very interesting to me, especially th...

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Talkcast Tonight: Heat and Speculation Edition, 7PT/10ET

It's Sunday, and that can mean only one thing: Tonight we'll be rocking the Talkcast at 4pm Hawaiian/7pm Pacific/10pm Eastern time. Our usual suspects will include me, your host for the evening. We'll have some discussion of Microsoft's cute new ad campaign, and of course, a portion of the progra...

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Could a closed Mac be in Apple's future?

By all accounts, and despite the groans of inconvenienced developers, iPhone OS has been a smashing success. In the second quarter of 2010, Apple sold roughly 20 million iPhone and iPods, compared to about 3 million Macs. The iPad alone has already sold its millionth unit. That means there are a lot...

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What's in the iPhone 4.0?

Willkommen, Besucher von Möchten Sie ein Übersetzung? Hier drucken. Well, we didn't really expect this to come so soon after the iPad release, but sure enough, Apple is going to show us the iPhone 4.0 operating system this Thursday. That doesn't give us a lot of time for spe...

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Will you be getting an iPad?

Okay guys and gals, After (in some cases) years of speculation, the Apple tablet iPad is finally here. What we want to know is, based on what you've seen of it so far, will you be getting one? Is it everything you've always dreamed of? Or were you disappointed by what you saw? Vote in the poll...

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Some personal thoughts about the Apple Tablet

From every hint, from every rumor, from every direction it seems like some sort of Apple tablet is a done deal. We'll know for sure Wednesday, probably after a "one more thing" from El Jobso. If a tablet is announced, I'm trying to figure out if I will buy one. I already have a Mac Pro desktop, a...

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Publishing different: What the tablet brings to the table

Like newspapers before them, traditional book publishers are facing the reality of the new digital world. With Apple's much anticipated tablet expected to debut within the next few months, they're under more pressure than ever before to "Think Different". Moving from print to digital isn't a smooth ...

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Former Apple engineer: FingerWorks may be a part of the tablet

The New York Times is the latest big source of tablet rumors today, and they went way back for the latest stab in the dark. All the way back to 2005, when Apple purchased a little company called FingerWorks, known for their work with gesture recognition on a multitouch interface like the Touchstrea...

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How early iPhone predictions fared in the face of reality

Harry McCracken over at The Technologizer published a fascinating piece this morning. In the face of the daily deluge of breathless speculation about what features the iTablet / iSlate / iWhatever will have, Harry went through a bunch of posts from the early to mid-2000's, and then pulled an assortm...

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Rumor: Moscone schedule + "corporate event" = Verizon iPhone?

Rumors and speculation are fun. Sometimes 2 + 2 = 4... and sometimes they don't add up to anything. Here's today's equation: Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2010 seems likely to happen at the end of June/beginning of July. The schedule for the Moscone Center, traditional home of WWDC, ...

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