Following the announcement of major updates to both OS X and iOS, Apple has begun seeding versions of the new operating systems beyond its own engineers and third-party developers. Beginning this week, several sources say, Apple has begun seeding the initial preview of OS X Mavericks to Genius Bar and on-floor Apple Retail employees. These […]
A leaked image from a WWDC developer session is making the rounds, showing that the Voice Memo app that isn't currently included in the iOS 7 Beta 1 will make an appearance in a future release. Also, a tipster tells us the release notes...Show More Summary
Two big pieces of news out of Microsoft Research today. First, FUSE Labs, creator of Socl (pronounced “social”), has today released four new ways for people to express and share ideas on the Web. Here’s a quick backgrounder on Socl:Show More Summary
Company argues court should allow publication of total number of FISA requests.
Facebook just came out with version 6.2 of its iOS app. The update includes a new feature that allows users to add icons to status updates that show what you’re feeling based on a number of categories. To use the new icons feature, just draft a status update in the new app and tap the [...]Show More Summary
Agricola is one of the most popular board games around these days -- it's sort of a farming simulation game, where you can take two turns every round, and then periodically get rewards paid off in a harvest. Playdek is an up-and-coming...Show More Summary
Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile industry news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. iOS Shoppers Are 30 Percent More Likely to Make A Purchase On Their Device (TechCrunch)That's according to a new Forrester survey of 58,000 U.S. Show More Summary
Today Chris Dixon, a partner at venture capitalist firm Andreessen Horowitz, led a $15 million round in a company called FiftyThree. FiftyThree's most famous app is called Paper. Paper lets people draw out ideas and sketches on their iPads with incredible detail. Show More Summary
Google is citing the First Amendment before a secret surveillance court, seeking permission to say more about its own involvement in the U.S. government's surveillance efforts.
Workday's Aneel Bhusri, one of the most powerful men in cloud computing, shared a whole bunch of insights on stage Monday at the Bloomberg Next Big Thing Summit. Bhusri is co-CEO of Workday, a human resources software-as-a-service company he cofounded with billionaire Dave Duffield. Show More Summary
Apple made no small amount of changes to its mobile platform with iOS 7, and among those was the removal of its native voice recording app ? a development that surprised both users and voice memo app developers alike.
It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get all 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 Apple stories by clicking the inline player (requires Flash) or the non-Flash link below. Show More Summary
Tumblr executives aren't hesitating to leave post-Yahoo acquisition. Today another executive at David Karp's company, Media Director Mark Coatney, called it quits after three years at Tumblr. He's leaving to become a "free agent" and...Show More Summary
The clever folk over at Kintek have posted a handy system-to-system guide for anyone working in the mobile development space. This metaphor overview quickly references how items like buttons, switches, one-of-n selection, and other common...Show More Summary
Popular turn-based strategy title will be finally be available on Steam next month.
Many people are baffled as to why anyone thinks it would be a good idea for King, maker of the super-addictive mobile phone game Candy Crush Saga, to file an IPO. Bad things happen to mobile game companies who want to sell equity on the stock market, as Zynga has recently discovered. Show More Summary
Rumors are swirling that Instagram is set to launch a new video feature this week. The addition would add Vine-like video to Instagram. Facebook, which owns Instagram, has tried before to imitate popular apps and add them into its ecosystem. Show More Summary
Android may be the most popular mobile operating system on the planet, but that doesn't mean its users behave the same as iOS users. There have been several studies over the years that show iOS accounts for far more mobile Web traffic than Android does. Show More Summary
At advertising's biggest festival, the Cannes Lions, Facebook exec Carolyn Everson went all out singing advertisers' praises. “We wouldn't have a company without brands; they are essential,” the VP of global marketing solutions said at a Starcom MediaVest Group session. Show More Summary