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TUAW TV Live at 5 PM EDT: Talking WWDC with Mike Schramm

The 2012 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) may be over, but the event is still stirring up a lot of discussion on blogs and podcasts. Fellow TUAWer Mike Schramm was part of the TUAW contingent at the annual nerdfest in San Francisco, and today he'll be my guest on TUAW TV Live to...

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Sword and Sworcery's Nathan Vella on returning to iOS: 'Absolutely'

Nathan Vella is the co-founder of Capybara Games, the company that worked with musician Jim Guthrie and the artist Superbrothers to put together the extremely popular and critically acclaimed Sword and Sworcery EP, originally released on iOS. Capy, as it's sometimes called, is a Toronto-based...

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MacTech and TUAW talk WWDC

Neil Ticktin and I sat down last week to talk about the announcements coming out of WWDC, and take a look at MacTech's iPad app that intelligently allows you to read their content with ease. ...

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Talkcast tonight, 7pm PT/10pm ET: Wrap up edition!

Sunday again! This one happens to be Father's Day, so we'll have a bit of discussion about ties of course, and what sorts of things everyone did for Father's Day, and...well, that's about it really. I can't think of anything else in the last week we should talk about... Yes, I'm kidding. We have...

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Join TUAW Friday night for shawarma at WWDC

You've spent all week being a superhero, why not treat yourself to a meal fit for a demigod? Friday at 5 p.m., Mike Schramm, Brett Terpstra and myself will be at Oasis Grill to try out their chicken shawarma. If we didn't get a chance to say hello already, come by (after saving the world) and...

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NimbleBit talks about the release of Pocket Planes, and what's next

Brothers Ian and David Marsh's NimbleBit is finally releasing its latest freemium title today (following on the company's success with Pocket Frogs and then the hugely popular Tiny Tower) called Pocket Planes. The app borrows Tiny Tower's little pixelated denizens and moves them over into a...

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iOS 6: On partners and partings, sources and sinks, and the dreaded word "open" [Updated]

At yesterday's keynote to the 2012 WWDC conference, Apple made a number of simultaneous moves in its global chess game with partners and rivals. Let's try and unpack what we can of Apple's overall strategy by analyzing the tactical choices it has made. The biggest loser from yesterday's...

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TomTom, Apple sign global agreement for map data in iOS 6

During its WWDC keynote, Apple unveiled a new mapping solution for iOS 6 that'll replace the Google-backed Maps app. This new Maps app includes stunning 3D flyover maps and, for the iPhone 4S and iPads from the iPad 2 onward, turn-by-turn navigation -- a key feature of Google's mapping solution...

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Come see Jay Freeman (saurik) at IndieDevLab today

If you jailbreak you likely are familiar with Cydia, so come hear the man behind the alternative to the App Store, Saurik (aka Jay Freeman) today at IndieDevLab in San Francisco at 11:45am. Also a reminder: we'll be shooting videos about why you created an app (and yes, it can be a jailbreak...

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WWDC 2012 by the numbers

AllThingsD has a nice breakdown of the numbers presented at Monday's WWDC 2012 keynote. Besides the iTunes sales figures we covered yesterday, AllThingsD also parsed out the smaller figures that were weaved into the different sections of the keynote. This often-overlooked trivia includes...

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WWDC chatter focused on products, not Jobs or Cook

Did you notice something a bit different yesterday at the WWDC keynote? Nick Bilton of the New York Times did -- the focus of chatter during and after the keynote was all about the products, not about the present or past CEO. Of course, this wasn't Tim Cook's first shot at a major...

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Apple announces Apple Design Award winners at WWDC

Corrected to list Where's My Water as an iPhone winner and D1 Drum Machine as an iPad runner up. Apple has announced the winners of this year's Apple Design Awards at the WWDC conference, and 2012 is apparently the year of games on the Mac. Two games, Deus Ex and Limbo, have claimed both...

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TUAW TV Live: WWDC Keynote Aftershock Edition

WOW -- the WWDC 2012 Keynote was incredibly exciting this morning, and the adrenalin is still pumping through our veins here at TUAW. This afternoon, we're doing another special edition of TUAW TV Live, featuring Kelly Guimont and myself. As with this morning's TUAW TV Live, this one will be...

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iOS 6, OS X Mountain Lion SDKs and betas now available for dev download

Let's hope there's a lot of bandwidth available at hotels around the Bay Area, because the software development kits for iOS 6 and OS X Mountain Lion just became available for download. Developers will need to agree to new Developer Program License Agreements prior to being able to download...

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Apple introduces Smart Case for iPad

Apple's Smart Covers are great for covering the iPad's touchscreen, but they've left the backside unprotected. In recognition that some people want to protect the aluminum case from scratches and other damage, Apple has introduced the iPad Smart Case. It's made from polyurethane and available...

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