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It’s Official: TUAW Closes Shop February 3rd

It's been a rough few months for the Apple media scene. First, in September, Macworld ended its print run after over 30 years, although it continues...

Worth Reading: ‘Meeting A Craigslist Stranger To Trade iPhones’

Having lived the same moment dozens of times, Nellie Bowles's recounting of an iPhone Craigslist exchange made me smile: "First came the barrage of scammers, texting that they...

Hit Sundance Film Shot Entirely on iPhone 5s

Here's an astonishing profile by The Verge's Casey Newton on Sundance hit film Tangerine, a full-length feature film shot entirely on an iPhone 5s: "So how...

Worth Reading: The Shape Of The App Store

Charles Perry, on the Metakite blog: "Every developer knows how tough it can be to make a living on the App Store. There’s a lot...

CES 2015 In Pictures: Gadget Makers Want To Make Your Life...

Another CES has come and gone, and you've likely had your fill of news on 4K TVs, 3D printing, and self-driving cars. But the exhibit...

The Hemingwrite Typewriter Is A Hipster’s Dream Machine

We Mac users get a bad wrap for being pretentious, but the fact that I really want a Hemingwrite proves that I might actually...

35,000 Fire Phones, That’s All Amazon Could Have Sold

Long in journalist crosshairs for failing to provide any real information on how many devices the company has sold, a third party has managed...

New Microsoft Surface Ads Skate To Where The Puck Was A...

I can't tell, can you help me out? Is the Microsoft Surface a tablet, or a computer? Is it supposed to kill off both...

WTF: Microsoft Offering Chinese Workers Nokia Smartphones To Resign

Here's one from the "I can't believe this shit is real" department. Microsoft, in response to unrest over its plans to layoff 4,700 workers...

Curious How Siri Matches Up To Cortana? There’s A Commercial For...

There’s no denying that Siri needs a kick in the ass these days. What was once a dominant feature in the market has become...