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  • Wunderlist 3 makes many nice improvements

    31 July 2014, 1:00 pm by: Dave Caolo

    Wunderlist is the cloud-based, task- and project-management solution from Germany's 6Wunderkinder. I say "solution" because it's available for iOS, OS X, Kindle Fire, Chromebook and the web. I've been playing with it for a few weeks and I'm quite...
  • Shazam lands on the Mac with new menu bar utility

    31 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Shazam is now available on the Mac, landing in the Mac App Store as menu bar app. Announced today, the new utility identifies music and TV playing in your surrounding environment, notifying you when it has made a match. When a title is identified,...
  • Why IDC sales estimates are complete BS

    31 July 2014, 11:23 am by: Yoni Heisler

    Just last month we detailed why relying on marketshare predictions from research companies like IDC and Gartner often lead to disastrously off-base conclusions. Even more jarring is that these research firms can't even manage to put together...
  • Runtastic Orbit: The new activity tracker on the block

    31 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Steven Sande

    It seems like everyone is getting into the wearables market these days. There's Fitbit, Misfit, Nike Fuel Band, Withings Pulse, and about twenty others I can think of. So when a new tracker shows up on the market, it has to have some redeeming value...
  • Ember for Mac gains 'hugely-requested' screen recording feature

    31 July 2014, 10:30 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Popular web clipper and digital scrapbooking app Ember was updated today with a killer new feature -- the ability to make a video recording of your screen. No longer limited by only static images, Ember now allows you to capture your screen as you...
  • Rumor Roundup: Gin it up for pageviews

    31 July 2014, 10:00 am by: Chris Rawson

    Apple unlikely to release the 5.5-inch iPhone and iWatch in December as rumored (9to5 Mac) A post on a Chinese social network claims the products earlier rumored to launch next year will instead be launched in December. As 9to5 Mac correctly points...
  • Percentage Calculator does the math so you don't have to

    31 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Percentage Calculator is one of those utility apps that you don't realize you need until you need it. The app is not your typical calculator with a numeric keypad and operators. Instead, it's a forumla tool that lets you calculate interest,...
  • Emergency app triggers panic after false alarm warns of impending quake

    30 July 2014, 9:00 pm by: Mike Wehner

    Just after noon on Monday, thousands of Mexico City residents evacuated their office buildings and filled the streets thanks to a warning from the SkyAlert emergency app. The alert warned of a "strong earthquake" that was just seconds away from...
  • The Great Photo App is not all that great

    30 July 2014, 8:00 pm by: Mel Martin

    With so many folks using iPhone and iPad cameras, there is a desperate need to teach people the fundamentals of photography. I've looked at several apps that provide tutorials and some are excellent, while others are just not that helpful. The Great...
  • Precision Touch Dart Stylus: From Kickstarter to your hand

    30 July 2014, 6:00 pm by: Steven Sande

    I love watching crowd-funded projects make it from concept to reality. Precision Touch just recently (July 19, 2014) reached the end of a funding campaign on Kickstarter for the Dart Stylus, now available for pre-order for US$59.95 (normal price...
  • The Wednesday TUAW TV Live is on Thursday this week

    30 July 2014, 5:00 pm by: Steven Sande

    Hey, TUAW TV Live fans! The last-ever TUAW TV Live has been moved to tomorrow -- July 31, 2014 -- since my wife "Bionic Barb" is having the second of two eye surgeries today. Be sure to join us for the last time tomorrow afternoon at 5 PM ET. I'll...
  • FreedomPop offers free data and voice to iPad

    30 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: John-Michael Bond

    If you own a cellular data-equipped iPad without a current contract, or you're looking to buy one but think the monthly cost is too high, FreedomPop has an offer you'll want to consider. The company is currently offering 500MB a month of free 4G LTE...
  • Stephen Colbert reviews the Kim Kardashian app

    30 July 2014, 3:00 pm by: Yoni Heisler

    Don't look now, but the "Kim Kardashian: Hollywood" app has already generated tens of millions of dollars in pure profit and currently occupies the #5 spot on the App Store's list of Top Grossing apps. There's no shortage of opportunities for jokes...
  • TUAW Poll: Would you buy a Retina MacBook Air?

    30 July 2014, 2:00 pm by: Steven Sande

    Apple still hasn't released a Retina display MacBook Air. Would you buy one?...
  • Apple announces US sales tax holiday for select states

    30 July 2014, 1:30 pm by: John-Michael Bond

    Several states in the U.S. offer sales tax holidays around the start of back-to-school season to help parents save money on required purchases. This Tuesday Apple announced that they would be honoring these sales tax holidays not only in the retail...
  • iKlip Stage for iPad debuts: Win an iKlip Xpand or iKlip Xpand Mini

    30 July 2014, 1:00 pm by: Steven Sande

    Earlier this month TUAW published a review of the IK Multimedia iKlip Xpand, a wonderful accessory for musicians that makes it simple to mount an iPad onto a music or microphone stand. Today, IK Multimedia announced iKlip Stage for iPad (free with...
  • Hypochondriacs rejoice! HealthTap Prime puts a doctor on your iPad at any hour

    30 July 2014, 12:00 pm by: Mike Wehner

    Got a lot of cash and a funky looking rash? HealthTap wants to lighten your wallet and give you on-demand access to a doctor whenever you please, and it will do so straight from your iPad or iPhone. The company's HealthTap Prime service will put you...
  • This app will send your photos to 50 people you've never met

    30 July 2014, 11:00 am by: Mike Wehner

    I couldn't be less interested in the phrase "photo messaging app." There are a million, and they all do pretty much the same thing -- snap a photo, send it to whoever you want, and maybe put a timer on it. But Fling has found a way to be unique by...
  • YouTube Find: The ridiculous lengths people will go to just to destroy an iPhone

    30 July 2014, 10:05 am by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Ever look at a 100-ton train and wonder what would happen if your iPhone happened to be on the rail when the locomotive was passing by? You don't have to consider that scenario any longer now that the folks from TechRax have recreated it for us by...
  • The plight of the Indie iOS developer: Is the App Store broken or is this much ado about nothing?

    30 July 2014, 9:00 am by: Yoni Heisler

    Instapaper and Overcast developer Marco Arment recently penned a blogpost arguing that Apple needs to do a whole lot more to direct users to higher quality apps. Under the current set up, Arment articulates that the "top lists" on the App Store tend...
  • The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for July 29, 2014

    29 July 2014, 7:00 pm by: Steven Sande

    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...
  • Gifit puts a library of GIFs in your pocket without taking up space

    29 July 2014, 6:00 pm by: John-Michael Bond

    GIFs, the animated images you see every day on the internet, have become their own odd form of communication online. A quick sweep through the comments section of most websites will show you a sea of Beyonce eye rolls, Sponge Bob appropriation, and...
  • Ask TUAW Live is on the air at 5 PM ET today!

    29 July 2014, 4:45 pm by: Shawn Boyd

    "Ask TUAW Live" will air today, Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at 5:00 PM EDT. You can check here for showtimes in your area. We're taking your questions now via the Ask TUAW feedback form, Twitter, Facebook or Google+. Today will be our final episode as all...
  • Today in the App Store -- the best free apps, new apps and app updates

    29 July 2014, 4:30 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    Here are some of the best free apps, app updates and new apps that have landed in the App Store recently. All app prices are USD and subject to change. Some deals may expire quickly, so grab them while you can. Apps Now Free AutoStitch Twins Camera...
  • Daily Deals for July 29, 2014, featuring two deals ending soon!

    29 July 2014, 4:00 pm by: Kelly Hodgkins

    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....

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