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Google to pull QuickOffice from App Store

Have you been using QuickOffice to edit those Google Docs and Sheets on your iOS device? Put on your sad face — Google has announced that it will remove the QuickOffice app from the App Store in the next few weeks.

The app is being pulled because…

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 27, 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…

Benchmarking LaCie's speedy Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt SSD drive

LaCie’s been supplying Mac users with drives since 1987, but the company’s still able to surprise and delight the Mac community with new and innovative products. One that I had been looking forward to testing just showed up at the office — the new…

Kensington KeyFolio Thin X3 keyboard: TUAW Video Review

It’s great to see some multitasking accessories starting to come out for iPad Air. Today’s TUAW Video Review takes a look at Kensington’s new KeyFolio Thin X3 keyboard folio for the iPad Air, which not only acts as a protective folio case and stand…

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 26, 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…

Crowdfunding Roundup: PartySnapper, Sticky Notes and more

Every week, TUAW provides readers with an update on new or significant crowdfunded Apple-related projects in the news. While our policy is to not go into detail on items that haven’t reached at least 80 percent of their funding goal, this update is…

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 25, 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…

TUAW TV Live: It's your call!

Sometimes it’s hard to think of a topic for TUAW TV Live. I mean, this show has been going on the air weekly since December 23, 2009, so it can be a real head-scratcher trying to come up with something to talk about. When all else fails, we’ll resort…

Belkin's MIXIT Lightning to USB cables: A better Lightning cable?

You might think that there’s not much you can do to improve on the standard old Lightning to USB cables that you get with new iPhones and iPads, but you’re wrong. For one thing, the plastic-coated standard Apple cables have a tendency to fray and…

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 24, 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…

Rachio Iro Smart Sprinkler Controller: Watering by iPhone

The American West and Southwest are usually in a state of drought. It’s not climate change causing this; rather, it’s the nature of this arid region of the world. Add millions of people living in a desert area, all of whom want green lawns and…

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 23, 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…

ScenePast: See famous movie locations then and now

The spot where Steve McQueen began his car chase in San Francisco in Bullitt, the little town firehouse and police department in Easy Rider, the street in Phoenix at the beginning of Psycho. Have you ever wondered what those iconic film locations…

Cat Scratch Fever: The complete Friskies iOS cat app library

Kittens are on the minds of part of the TUAW crew this week; Editor-In-Chief Victor Agreda, Jr. is now the proud dad of Kit-Kat (yes, we know she has an Android OS name), while my wife and I decided to open our home to two adorable new kitties named…

Caturday: George helps out with work (video)

Cats are like Apple products — it’s hard to stop at just one. Reader Alexa Sherwood-Brown shared a number of cat photos with us, but the awwwww-some video she linked of little George (named after Prince George of Cambridge) was just too hard to pass…

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 20, 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…

TYLT Energi 2K Travel Charger: Hands-on review and giveaway

Let’s hear it for multi-function accessories! In this case, the TYLT Energi 2K Travel Charger (US$39.99) is not only a small travel charger with folding AC prongs, but it’s also 2200 mAh battery pack. In my book, that makes it as useful as Shimmer…

An early look at Siri and HomeKit

At Macworld/iWorld 2014, I made a presentation on the part that Siri could play in the home automation revolution. Some of the key points I made were that iOS 7 and Siri really couldn’t do too much at the current time without assistance from…

TUAW Video Review: Urban Armor Gear Scout iPad Air folio case

From what I’ve seen, there are two types of iPad owners in the world: those like me who can get away with minimal protection on their iPads and get the occasional scratch or ding, and those who use their iPads in dirty, rough or damp environments….

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for June 19, 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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