Daylight saving public service announcement: Don’t count on your iPhone alarm this weekend
March 8, 2014 – 10:00 pm | Comments Off

You never know, this year the Daylight Saving Time switch might work out differently — but why take the chance? Over the years, Apple’s iOS platform has run into a few hurdles when it comes to handling the semiannual clock shift forwards (in springtime) or backwards …

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Final Cut Pro X, Motion recieve Retina display updates
June 11, 2012 – 10:40 pm | Comments Off
Final Cut Pro X, Motion recieve Retina display updates

Following a series of minor updates to iTunes , Aperture, and iPhoto today, Apple has also pushed out minor updates to two of its pro-video apps, Final Cut Pro X and Motion . Besides a few minor bug fixes, each update…

Mac Pro gets an unannounced speed bump
June 11, 2012 – 8:55 pm | Comments Off
Mac Pro gets an unannounced speed bump

If you were waiting for an announcement of a new Thunderbolt/USB 3.0-equipped Mac Pro, you are out of luck. However, the Mac Pro did see a bit of a speed bump today. The online Apple Store is showing new configurations of the Mac Pro. Previously, a…

Phone app in iOS 6 gets additional answering options, adds Do Not Disturb
June 11, 2012 – 7:46 pm | Comments Off
Phone app in iOS 6 gets additional answering options, adds Do Not Disturb

As of today, anyone with an iPhone who gets a call on it (weird, I know, but it happens) has two options: Answer, or Decline. Part of the WWDC iOS announcements today for iOS 6 include a revamped Phone app…

Siri gets a number of changes, will be coming to third-generation iPad
June 11, 2012 – 7:27 pm | Comments Off
Siri gets a number of changes, will be coming to third-generation iPad

In the upcoming release of iOS 6 , Siri will be undergoing a number of changes. One of the most significant is the integration of third party apps such as Yelp and OpenTable. Features include being able to find a place to eat and …

Dear Aunt TUAW: Can I switch to Virgin Mobile on my iPhone 4?
June 7, 2012 – 7:30 pm | Comments Off
Dear Aunt TUAW: Can I switch to Virgin Mobile on my iPhone 4?

Dear Aunt TUAW, This is an ask Aunt TUAW question. Will my AT&T iPhone 4 work on Virgin’s no contract plans announced today? Your loving nephew, Dan Dear Dan, Unfortunately, it would appear not. Virgin …

Bring animated GIFs to life with fun and clever Echograph
June 6, 2012 – 6:15 pm | Comments Off
Bring animated GIFs to life with fun and clever Echograph

Today, I had the pleasure of playing with Echograph , a fantastically fun little app that lets you record animated GIFs in real time. The idea is this: you capture a few seconds of video, trim it…

Matthew Modine, Josh Gad join Ashton Kutcher in Steve Jobs movie
June 6, 2012 – 4:00 pm | Comments Off
Matthew Modine, Josh Gad join Ashton Kutcher in Steve Jobs movie

In case you haven’t had your fill of entertainment news this morning, here’s some more. We all know that Ashton Kutcher is playing the part of Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic (the one…

Daily iPhone App: Air Mail flies high in the sky
June 5, 2012 – 1:40 pm | Comments Off
Daily iPhone App: Air Mail flies high in the sky

I saw several of Chillingo ‘s upcoming titles at the Game Developers Conference in May. The most impressive one was Air Mail , an exploration-based flying game for the iPhone and …

Apple to acquire Italian digital audio editing software firm Redmatica
June 1, 2012 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off
Apple to acquire Italian digital audio editing software firm Redmatica

Speaking at the recent D10 conference , Tim Cook said Apple is still in the business of buying companies, but he doesn’t want to announce these accusations unless necessary. According to a recent Tech Crunch report , Italian startup Redmatica may be the target of …

AllThingsD posts video highlights of Tim Cooks’ conversation
May 31, 2012 – 5:00 pm | Comments Off
AllThingsD posts video highlights of Tim Cooks’ conversation

Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher interviewed Tim Cook during the opening event for its D10 Conference which is in full swing this week. Besides archiving the live blog , AllThingsD also posted…