Jul26

Penguin offers to end ebook deals with Apple

Apple's ebook price-fixing cases are now in the settlement stage in the US and Europe, and the latest word from the EU is that Penguin has become the last publisher to offer to end ebook pricing…

Alan Kay has some choice criticisms about the iPad Apr09

Alan Kay has some choice criticisms about the iPad

To call Alan Kay brilliant is an understatement. Kay, in case you're unfamiliar with his work, is a Turing Award winner who played an integral role in the development of object-oriented...

Aug30

GIMP now (finally) available as a native Mac app

This is something that's been a long time coming, and it's finally here. GIMP is an excellent Photoshop-esque open source photo editor. While it's been available on Mac for a long time, it has…

Aug29

Intelligent personal assistant Cue adds support for iPhone calendars, iOS 6

One thing that stands out in our modern digital age is the sheer volume of information that we must process. There is so much information coming at us from our calendars, emails and social feeds that…

Aug29

Video interview with Apple v. Samsung jury foreman

Jury foreman Velvin Hogan talks to Bloomberg about the verdict the jury handed down in the high-profile US lawsuit between Samsung and Apple. Hogan discusses how the jury came to its decision and…

Aug06

Why entrepreneurs look to Steve Jobs for guidance (and why they shouldn’t)

There's something about the juxtaposition of Apple stories and religious imagery that hits Wired magazine's design team right where they live. In 1997, the magazine's notorious 101 Ways to Save Apple…

Aug02

iOS developer Readdle celebrates its 5th anniversary

A few weeks after the debut of the original iPhone in 2007, Readdle's first product, a web service for reading documents, launched. Two of the four co-founders had previous experience in development…

Aug01

Clever iPhone, iPad DIY projects

Wired has a great little roundup of eight do-it-yourself projects for iPhone and iPad owners today, so if you need some inspiration for your next project, be sure to give it a look. The first idea on…

Jul25

OS X Mountain Lion: The TUAW review

It's here! Following a surprise announcement in February, OS X Mountain Lion has arrived (to use its full and formal title, sans the 10.8 version number). Barely a year after the release of Lion,…

May16

Logitech’s Ultrathin Keyboard Cover: The best iPad keyboard case yet

Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover (US$99) has been out for a while, but TUAW didn't receive a review device until last week. After a weekend of happily pounding on the keyboard and giving this…

Apr19

Apple is giving away Snow Leopard to MobileMe customers

In an effort to get the remaining MobileMe customers upgraded to Lion and iCloud, Apple is offering a free upgrade to OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard for those still running OS X 10.5 Leopard. Macgasm posted…

Apr15

CordCruncher headphones: A sound way to keep your life tangle-free

Kickstarter has launched a number of innovative products, and one caught my attention a few weeks ago -- the CordCruncher headphones. The inventor, Jay Johnson, claimed that he'd come up with a…