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OS X's MIA features: Out of style or out of time?

One of the things that typifies Mountain Lion is Apple's insistence on removing existing features that users know and love. I suspect some just weren't finished in time, but others seem to simplify interfaces at the cost of user frustration. Here at TUAW Central, we receive regular emails from...

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To migrate or not to migrate: that is the upgrade question

Face it, a simple migration saves you lots of work. Apple's Migration Assistant transfers information when you set up your new Mac, letting you retain all your preferences and passwords on your new system. You pick up one one machine where you left off on another. So why do so many of us here at...

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You're the Pundit: iPad mini may be the death knell for iPad 2

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is the iPad 2. First introduced in March 2011, it's been a brilliant standard-bearer for Apple's tablet tech. Offering a...

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You're the Pundit: Name the new new iPad

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is the newer new iPad. You know, the small one. All indications point to Apple's "a little more" being a 7.85-inch iPad....

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You're the Pundit: How low will the mini go?

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is the iPad mini's price. The low end Kindle Fire retails at $159 and the HD at $199. (Bezos recently confirmed that their...

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You're the Pundit: What will we get with the mini?

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is the (presumed) iPad mini. In order to compete in the 8-inch tablet market, most rumors have hinted that the iPad mini has...

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You're the Pundit: Is the iPhone 5 a must buy for you?

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is new devices and purchasing plans. On Wednesday, Tim Cook and friends introduced the new and delicious iPhone 5. With a...

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You're the Pundit: What would make the new iPhone a "must buy" for you?

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is the new iPhone. Last year, I was looking forward to delaying my iPhone 4S purchase (or the "iPhone 5" as we were...

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You're the Pundit: Identify the Icons

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is the iPhone prototype icons. We were having a look through the prototype gallery over on our sister site Engadget, and a...

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Tim Cook promises "amazing new products." What are they?

In today's financial press release, Tim Cook states, "We are also really looking forward to the amazing new products we've got in the pipeline." We assume there's a new iPhone refresh on the horizon, likely around this Fall. But what else might we see soon? Could Cook be referring to the...

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You're the Pundit: Buy now or wait?

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is purchase timing. WWDC has come and gone, and no one doubts that this is an excellent time to stock up on refreshed...

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You're the Pundit: What hardware upgrades will WWDC give us?

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is hardware. WWDC's icumin' in -- and rumors are high and thick on the ground. Hardware upgrade speculation is rampant. Are...

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You're the Pundit: Are we going to see form factor changes?

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is form factors. Recently, rumors have been swirling about possible iOS device form updates. You may have read about 7"...

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You're the Pundit: When will Mountain Lion launch?

When it comes to evaluating the next big thing, we turn to our secret weapon: the TUAW braintrust. We put the question to you and let you have your go at it. Today's topic is Mountain Lion. During the Q2 financials, Apple told us it would debut "late summer," but some sites insist we may see it...

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You're Our Editor: iBooks Author or ePub for the iBooks store?

Normally we turn to the TUAW Brain Trust for your opinions about hot topics in the news and your predictions about the future of tech. Today, we're switching things up. Instead of asking about where things are going, we're asking you about strategy. Here's the situation: Like many authors, TUAW...

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