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Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft available for iPad

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft is a fast-paced card game now available for the iPad, in addition to OS X and Windows. Choose from nine heroes from the Warcraft games and create a deck of 30 cards from hundreds, including minions, spells,...Show More Summary

Apple's gesture-based unlocking tech channels Android's pattern lock screen

New documents unearthed on Wednesday show Apple was toying with a gesture-based unlock function for its mobile devices some four years after the idea was introduced in the Android operating system. Cupertino's version, however, is arguably far more advanced than even the latest designs from Google.

Marissa Mayer Wants Yahoo To Be Safari’s Default Search Engine

Having seen its shares jump recently, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has another plan she hopes will continue her company’s turnaround: convincing Apple to adopt Yahoo as the default search engine for Safari on iOS. Yahoo has reportedly been working on … Read more ›

iPhone 6 Mockup Might Show iPhone 6c [Rumor]

First reported by Japanese blog Mac Otakara, these case mockups from Hong Kong allegedly show the design of the forthcoming iPhone 6. However another report — citing “industry insiders” — points to another possible suspect. According to a Chinese tech … Read more ›

Would You Wear This Rugged iWatch Design? [Concept]

With so much buzz about the possibility of Apple’s expansion into the wearables sector, it’s no surprise that we’re not exactly short of iWatch concept designs. The folks behind the universal CircleTime app have added another one to the pile, though — … Read more ›

New Ona Tote And Messenger Bags For Stylish Photographers

On a Bags is at it again, launching three new bags for the laydeez and gennelmen out there. Do you like leather and canvas? Do you like style? Do you like protection for your camera gear and iOS devices? Then … Read more ›

Union, The Best Image-Blending App Around

You might as well delete all the layer-blending apps on your iPhone or iPad right now, becasue Union is better than all of them. It comes from Pixite apps, the developer behind Unbound, LoryStrips, Flickring, Tangent and more, and it … Read more ›

‘Peacekeeper’ Bluetooth Alarm And Flashlight Douses Humans With Pepper Spray

This combined Bluetooth attack alarm, flashlight and pepper spray is called the Peacekeeper. LOL. The Peacekeeper keeps the peace by letting its user deliver a does of “military-grade” pepper spray into the face of another human being. Here’s what that … Read more ›

Beautiful Wooden Stand Elevates Your iMac

Sometimes the simplest things are the best. A pen and paper for writing shopping lists. A broom instead of a Roomba. An Aeropress instead of a crappy K-cup. And now, a Lifta iMac stand instead of, uh, more complicated iMac … Read mo...

Apple website confirms aftermarket CarPlay installations coming soon from Alpine, Pioneer

Apple has quietly added a line on its CarPlay microsite acknowledging that it will indeed support the feature in existing cars through aftermarket systems. Specifically, Alpine and Pioneer are listed, which announced earlier this week plans to update existing in-dash display systems with CarPlay compatibility through firmware updates. Show More Summary

TwelveSouth launches first wooden MacBook stand: BookArc möd

The BookArc möd is designed to blur the line between furniture and office equipment, and depending on what color you like, it can channel either Ikea post-modernism or '50s Danish modern. Whether your office features a luxurious Eames...Show More Summary

Apple Reportedly Considering Shazam Song Identification In iOS 8

For years, iPhone users have relied on Shazam to identify and match songs. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple is working with Shazam to integrate song identification in iOS 8, making it easier for customers to identify and buy music. Show More Summary

2015 Hyundai Sonata will support Apple CarPlay technology

Hyundai has announced that the 2015 Sonata will come with Apple CarPlay technology for easy and smart use of the iPhone device while driving. CarPlay is equipped with features that will allow drivers to make calls, navigate Maps, listen to music and access messages. Show More Summary

Yahoo Pitching To Become Default Search Engine on iPhone and iPad

For years, Apple’s Safari browser has used Google as the default search when users search on either their iPhone or iPad. Under Marissa Mayer, Yahoo is looking to make an agressive pitch to Apple to change the default mobile search in Safari from Google to Yahoo. Show More Summary

Apple and Shazam planning to team up for music identification feature built into iOS

Apple and Shazam are teaming up to build a music identification feature natively into iOS, acording to a Bloomberg report. The feature will allow users to find the name and artist of a song that’s playing, likely with the option to download the song from the iTunes Store or create an new iTunes Radio station. Unlike some […]

Apple to partner with Shazam for song recognition in iOS 8, report says

A report on Wednesday claims Apple is looking to incorporate a song identification feature into its upcoming iOS 8 operating system and is working with Shazam to roll out capability.

Apple Working With Shazam on Song Identification Capabilities for iOS 8

Apple is working on a song identification feature as a new addition to iOS 8, reports Bloomberg. The company has plans to partner with music discovery service Shazam to offer users a way to discover a song that is playing on the radio...Show More Summary

The transparent Mac trick

Usually these wallpapers don't work well with desktops, but this is a big exception. [Photo credit: Thomas Huxley]...

G-Technology to ship Thunderbolt 2 'Studio Series' RAID arrays in mid-May, up to 24TB

The latest entry in a growing selection of Thunderbolt 2 capable storage solutions, G-Technology's G-SPEED Studio and G-RAID Studio RAID arrays incorporate high-capacity 6TB HDDs and ultra-fast I/O into small chassis designs.

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for April 16, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's...

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