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Talkcast tonight, 4pm HI/7pm PT/10pm ET: Holiday kickoff edition!

Here we are again, another Sunday. Provided you survived Black Friday and the turkey-based festivities, we'd love to have you join the TUAW family for a post-shopping, post-tryptophan-coma Talkcast. Most likely we will have a few of the regulars, providing what we'll call "color commentary" in...

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Happy Thanksgiving from TUAW

Most of our editorial staff is based in the U.S., so expect light posting today. We'll try to write up as many deals as we can over the next few days, however, so be sure to check our Deals page. Also, be sure to check out these 5 apps for Thanksgiving. Then there's our ongoing Holiday Gift...

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Thanksgiving app sales: More Gameloft titles, Dark Meadow, and Steam sale underway

Here are even more Thanksgiving/Black Friday app sales popping up on the App Store: Gameloft has a few more titles on sale than I mentioned yesterday -- here's the full list. Retro RPG Companions for iPad is down to $3.99. The official Peterson Birds of North America app is down to...

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Thanksgiving app sales: Frogger Free, iBlast Moki 2, lots more

Every day this week, we'll be spotlighting some major app sales on the Store, because all week long for Thanksgiving, devs everywhere are putting up their apps for discounted prices. Come get some great cheap apps! The beautiful Lemmings-a-like Spirits for iPhone is down to just 99...

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5 apps for Thanksgiving

Whether you're ready for it or not, the holiday season is upon us. One week from today, many of us in the US will be pushing ourselves away from the Thanksgiving dinner table, sated and ready to do some serious shopping on our iPads. To get you ready for the holiday of turkey, football, and...

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Apple giving employees extra paid time off this Thanksgiving for a job well done

Apple is on a roll. Mac sales are higher than ever, the iPad owns the tablet market, and the company just sold one million iPhones in 24 hours. In honor of all that Apple has achieved this year, the company is giving its employees some extra time off this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. As first...

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Happy Thanksgiving from TUAW

We may forget it from time to time, but today it's clear: all of us at TUAW are exceedingly thankful that we get to write about what we love and share it with you. We wish you and yours the happiest of holidays. The pace of posts may be somewhat slower over the next four days as our US team...

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TUAW's Daily App: Chow Thanksgiving Dinner Coach

It's the day before Thanksgiving, and you've agreed to have the family over for dinner tomorrow, complete with a turkey and fixings and everything. But you just realized that you don't actually have any idea how to cook a turkey (and it probably won't fit in the microwave). Not to worry. CBS...

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iTunes Connect will be open over Thanksgiving weekend

A few weeks ago it was reported that iTunes Connect would be closed over Thanksgiving weekend and the Christmas holiday. While the closure wouldn't affect consumers who want to shop for apps, it would affect developers who wanted to submit new apps or change prices of their apps during that period....

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App Store locked down for Thanksgiving, Christmas holidays

Apple is apparently going to give the App Store approval staff some time off over the holidays. But don't worry, you'll still be able to shop. It's just that developers who are rushing to get holiday-themed apps into the App Store will need to make sure that they get their content approved before...

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Is your iPhone your wingman for Black Friday?

Happy Turkey Hangover Day -- or, as it's otherwise known, shopping chaos day 2009. As Mike S. noted earlier, Business Week is calling this season "mobile shopping's first Christmas," and indeed there are plenty of shopper-assist apps in the App Store to help you plot, plan and navigate your...

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Cook that turkey, drink that wine! Five cooking apps for Thanksgiving

Are you ready for the Thanksgiving Day feast tomorrow? If you're a typical American, the day will go something like this -- wake up, watch the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade on TV, watch some football, eat some snacks, cook and eat a huge feast, watch some more football while dozing, eat some...

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How to get the most out of in-flight Wi-Fi

Over the weekend, I discovered that my annual flight from Phoenix to Alabama (via Atlanta) had in-flight Wi-Fi. Best of all? It happened to be free, thanks to eBay jumping in on the free holiday Wi-Fi bandwagon. The promotion was already active on the flight I took from Phoenix to Atlanta. If you're...

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Apple announces one-day shopping event on November 27th

As usual for this time of year, Apple has announced a special one-day sale on November 27th, which is Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving). The page on Apple's online store reads: "Come back to the Apple Online Store the day after Thanksgiving for a special one-day-only holiday shopping...

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5 apps for Thanksgiving (and not a turkey in the bunch!)

Here in the USA we're preparing to celebrate Thanksgiving. The typical celebration includes a turkey dinner, family and football on television (and perhaps a drunken uncle or two). Before you set up the folding card table for the kids, check out these iPhone/iPod touch apps meant to make the day...

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