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Apple's A8 SoC reportedly capable of 4K video output, may pave way for ultra high-resolution Apple TV

According to a report on Friday, Apple's latest iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models are able to play back 4K video thanks to the powerful A8 system-on-chip, suggesting a future Apple TV model equipped with the same silicon would offer support for ultra high definition programming.

Daily Deals for November 21, 2014, featuring the Panther Spy Drone UFO

It's time to save some of that hard-earned cash with our Daily Deals, featuring exclusive TUAW Deals, a handy list from Dealnews and our own handpicked iOS and OS X selections. All prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly....

Microsoft highlights lack of new Siri features to promote Cortana in new ad

Microsoft on Friday released a short ad bashing lack of enhancing Siri when it released the latest iPhone 6 models, expectedly touting Windows Phone-based Cortana virtual assistant technology.

Dirty emoji make sexting simple (NSFW)

With packages of dirty emoji filed under group headings like Teen Dream and Fetish 101, the artistically perverted designers at Flirtmoji are ready to help the masses up their sexting game. Anatomically correct emoji, plus classic icons of the sexual … Read more ›

Apple’s $450M plan to settle ebook price-fixing gets green light

Apple could begin paying out $400 million worth of cash and e-book credits by the end of the year, after a federal judge approved an unusual deal related to an Apple-led…

Set a new record of adware annoyance with geographiQ Worldwide

I have downloaded and used a lot of apps over the years and have seen a number of interesting attempts to get me to buy a paid version or make in-app purchases. I'm completely OK with that, as long as it isn't too intrusive. This little quiz app sets...

This week’s Apple Pay arrivals: Sephora, tickets.com, Disney Store app, Square coming in 2015

Apple is steadily rolling out more supports for banking and card issuer partners since first launching its new Apple Pay payments service last month. The other part of the equation is retailers and app developers supporting the service and this week saw the rollout of additional support including announcements from Sephora, venues that utilize tickets.com, […]

Here’s a look at the earliest version of the Apple Watch’s Digital Crown… from IBM

If I told you about a touchscreen smartwatch with a crown-driven interface and a UI based on circles (despite the square display) that can allow you to view your contacts, calendars, and more, you’d probably have a pretty good idea what I was referring to: the upcoming Apple Watch. But actually, you’d be wrong. I’m […]

9to5Toys Last Call: Seiki 40? HDTV w/ USB $200, The Whole Pantry for iOS free, Intel 240GB SSD $110, more

Keep up with the best gear and deals on the web by signing up for the brand new 9to5Toys Newsletter. Also, be sure to check us out on: Twitter, RSS Feed, Facebook, Google+ and Safari push notifications. Today’s can’t miss deals: Seiki 40? 1080P LED HDTV w/ USB & 3 HDMI inputs: $200 shipped more Free iOS app courtesy of Apple Store: The […]

Exclusive: The iPhone 6's A8 chip can play 4K video

The iPhone 6 is an incredible device capable of wonderful feats, like shooting 4K video as long as you have the right app. Sadly you can't watch 4K video on the iPhone 6, right? It turns out that's not actually the case. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus can...

Judge approves Apple's $450 million e-book settlement

U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote on Friday accepted Apple's $450 million proposal to settle a class action lawsuit regarding e-book price fixing leveled by 33 states and territories.

Apple granted final approval for $450 million ebooks settlement despite judge’s concerns

Following preliminary approval it received in August, Apple has been granted the final court approval it needed in its $450 million ebook settlement, according to a Reuters report. During a hearing in Manhattan, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote approved what she called an “unusual” accord. It calls for Apple to pay $400 million to as […]

Ecamm introduces Call Recorder for FaceTime

Ecamm Network has made a name for itself with some really great Mac products over the years, things like Printopia, an app that makes it possible to turn any Mac or PC attached printer into an AirPrint-compatible powerhouse. Now the company has just...

Amazon unleashes more deals than you can handle for Black Friday week

When it comes to Black Friday shopping online, no one does it bigger than Amazon. Starting today, Amazon’s Black Friday hub will be featuring new deals literally every 10 minutes, which is probably too much for the feeble human brain … Read more ›

Siri uses sick rhyming skills to dis Cortana

Microsoft has assaulted Siri with a wave of ads pitting the popular digital assistant against Windows Phone’s Cortana, and while Siri repeatedly gets topped in areas like traffic alerts and reminders, she’s got some secret rhyming skills Cortana can’t top. … Read more ›

OS X Yosemite 10.10.1 Users Experiencing Issues With YouTube Videos in Safari

The latest update to OS X Yosemite, 10.10.1, appears to be causing some users to be unable to play YouTube videos in Safari. According to threads on the Apple Support forums and Google's Product forums, some users that attempt to play...Show More Summary

Microsoft’s new Cortana ad mocks Siri for lack of contextual reminders and traffic reports

Microsoft has released yet another Cortana advertisement that mocks Siri for lacking contextual reminders and real-time traffic reports. Microsoft pokes fun at the personal voice assistant by claiming that it “just got bigger,” a sarcastic reference the larger screen sizes on the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. Perhaps the Redmond-based company is overlooking all of […]

Goat Simulator gets even weirder with MMO herd mode

What’s better than goats? Goats you can control in a weird physics-simulator, of course. What’s better than that? A full-on massively multiplayer online version of the goat sim. Duh. The hilarious developers at Coffee Stain Studios (Sanctum, Sanctum 2) just … Read more ›

Dark Hearts brings back iOS-only horror

Last year Hooked Digital Media released Haunting Melissa, a serialized horror movie that was exclusive to iOS. Earlier this week the group released the sequel, Dark Hearts, which picks up where its predecessor left off. There's more creepy goodness...

Microsoft Pits Cortana Against Siri in New Ad Showcasing Contextual Reminders, Traffic Alerts

Microsoft today launched a new video advertisement that compares its Cortana virtual assistant to Apple's own digital assistant, Siri, showcasing Cortana's contextual reminders and traffic alerts, two functions that Siri does not have. In the ad, entitled "Siri vs. Show More Summary

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