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How to remove fingers and other errant objects from iPhone videos using Crop Video

How many times have you captured the "perfect" video clip with your iPhone and then discovered upon review that the clip is marred by a slip of your finger? You know those clips -- the action is perfect until that pinky peeks its way into the most critical frames. If the pinky is on the edges of...

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Tim Cook talks product secrecy, sapphire glass, Macs and iRings on Good Morning America

Set your DVR, folks. If you tune in to ABC News tonight you'll be treated to an interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, and executives Craig Federighi and Bud Tribble. Now it's not often that we see the upper ranks at Apple sit down for interviews, and televised ones at that, but today marks the 30th...

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Booq Boa shift backpack: Sleek and roomy MacBook companion

If you've been looking for a way to carry that 15-inch MacBook Pro of yours hands-free, then you're reading the right accessory review. Booq's Boa shift backpack (US$150) is an modern-looking, sleek bag that provides a huge amount of room for your MBP and accessories. Specifications Designed...

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Watch Steve Jobs demo the Macintosh in public for the first time in 1984

In January of 1984, Steve Jobs introduced the Apple Macintosh to the world. Below you can watch the first public demo of the computer, live in front of 3,000 people. What's most striking about the demo is how common every revolutionary idea that caused the audience to ooh and ahh has become. From...

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Take an hour to watch the documentary Steve Jobs - One Last Thing

Shortly after Steve Jobs' death in 2011, PBS debuted the documentary Steve Jobs - One Last Thing. Drawing from interviews with his friends and enemies alike the film is a balanced look at the often complex life of the Apple founder. Interviewees include Ross Perot, Walt Mossberg of the Wall Street...

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CalDigit Thunderbolt Station expands your MacBook options

Now that the entire Mac line has been blessed with Thunderbolt (or in some cases, Thunderbolt 2) ports, more manufacturers are beginning to make accessories that allow a single port to perform many duties. That's the case with CalDigit's Thunderbolt Station (US$199), a compact docking station that...

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Where we were when Steve Jobs unveiled the iPhone, 7 years ago today

Seven years ago today, Steve Jobs delivered the performance of a lifetime. Brimming with confidence, charisma and a touch of humor, Jobs on January 9, 2007, introduced to the world, for the first time, the iPhone. Since then, Apple has cumulatively sold hundreds of millions of iPhones to users...

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5 lessons in design from Hartmut Esslinger

You may not know Hartmut Esslinger, but you've probably seen the impact of his philosophy almost every day for over 30 years. In 1982 Esslinger's Frogdesign began to work with Apple and kicked off a relationship that molded the company's products until 1990, though his influence still resonates in...

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Crowdfunded Project News: The best of Kickstarter, Indiegogo and the rest

Every week, TUAW will be providing readers with an update on what new or significant crowdfunded Apple-related projects are 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...

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Blue intros Mo-Fi headphones at CES 2014

When you think of Blue, you think of the company's microphones and audio tools that have been amazing musicians and podcasters since 1995. The company's CEO, John Maier, realized that classic hi-fi headphones are incompatible with the low power requirements of mobile devices, so most headphones...

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Review: VideoCard for Christmas, New Year for iOS

If you're a bit tardy getting those holiday cards out, here's an app that might get you out of a jam. VideoCard is a free for a limited time and allows you to create a clever animated card to send to family and friends. Here's how it works: You open the app, select music for your card from your...

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Caturday: Matej the multi-purpose cat

Whether it's laying comfortably in front of a classic slot-loading iMac in 2003 -- presumably there to clean off CDs and DVDs going into the drive -- or getting exercise more recently batting at fish in the Friskies iPad app (below), Matej knows his Apple products and loves 'em. Matej hails from...

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'Everything is a Remix' explores the origins of iPhone functionality, skeuomorphism

The iPhone is often seen as a groundbreaking device -- and if we're talking about how it changed the mobile landscape, then it definitely was groundbreaking -- but the inspiration for the device didn't come out of thin air. In the latest edition of "Everything is a Remix," the iPhone is shown to...

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LEGO 'Mac Classic' is a do-it-yourself iPad dock (video)

Have a pile of LEGO bricks, an iPad and a lot of time on your hands? You can create a cute little "Mac Classic" iPad dock like the one lovingly put together by Norwegian ad creatives Jason Kinsella and Charlotte Bakken. The team put together a scale model of the original Mac, then decided to...

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Motion made music: AUUG Motion Synth nearing Kickstarter goal

Imagine being able to play notes and alter sounds through the motion of your hand and arm, using an iPhone or iPod touch. That's the idea behind the AUUG Motion Synth, a unique musical instrument and controller that is getting close to its Kickstarter goal with another eight days to go in the...

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