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PhotoMath: Every math student's dream come true

2 hours 1 min ago
The latest from the "Why didn't they have this when I was in school?" news is a very cool app that scans printed mathematical expressions and then solves them. PhotoMath (free) is every school kid's dream. The app was pointed out by Mike Rose, who...

Apple expands TestFlight to include up to 1,000 public beta testers

2 hours 31 min ago
Apple announced this week that it is expanding its TestFlight Beta testing service, now allowing developers to include public beta testers. According to the new program details, developers can invite up to 1,000 public beta testers via iTunes...

Life Analytics fails to provide life analysis

3 hours 31 min ago
Life Analytics seems to want to do what Moves tried to do: provide you with a record of everywhere you've been but with some graphs to show you how you divide your time among the places you inhabit or visit. However, unlike Moves, which was purchased...

République Episode 3 now available

Thu, 2014-10-23 17:00
République, the stealth action game that made a name for itself thanks to console-quality production values and a deep storyline, just got its biggest update yet. Episode 3, titled Ones & Zeroes is the largest episode thus far, and continues the...

Vision Puzzle: Searching for fun

Thu, 2014-10-23 16:30
Vision Puzzle is a fun, but challenging game where players try to spot the differences between two similarly looking images. Players have two minutes to spot five differences between two images which adds a nice challenge to a common game. Vision...

Win a Bluetone 100 Bluetooth Speaker from Cambridge Audio and TUAW

Thu, 2014-10-23 16:00
You may remember my review of Cambridge Audio's Bluetone 100 Bluetooth speaker last month. The Bluetone 100 is a 100-watt true stereo speaker that delivers the best sound I've ever heard out of a Bluetooth speaker, and it earned a four star rating...

Report: Rite Aid disables Apple Pay support

Thu, 2014-10-23 15:30
Rite Aid has reportedly disabled support for Apple Pay according to a report published today in MacRumors. Though the NFC terminals at Rite Aid stores are technically compatible with Apple Pay, it appears that steps are being taken to specifically...

Pixelmator is a standout photo editor for the iPad

Thu, 2014-10-23 15:00
Pixelmator for iPad had an impressive demo at the Apple event a couple of weeks ago, and the app was impressive. Now Pixelmator has hit the App Store and it's been fun to use in real-world tests. The US$4.99 app (introductory price) was designed...

Epic Island is a fun RPG from Backflip Studios

Thu, 2014-10-23 14:00
I'm a fan of Backflip studios. Plundernauts is one of my favorite games, and I like Spellfall a lot, too. Now I've had the chance to play with Epic Island (universal, free with in-app purchases), and I've found it has the same thoughtful charm as its...

Daily Deals for October 23, 2014, featuring the Camera Lens Mug

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:30
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....

Nintendo launches kid-friendly Camp Pokémon app on iOS

Thu, 2014-10-23 13:00
Proving once again that Nintendo is totally fine with pushing its properties to iOS, as long as those properties are Pokémon or, well, Pokémon, the company launched the kid-friendly Camp Pokémon activity app today on the App Store. Kids can play...

Crowdfunding Roundup: Taking a break

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:30
Hey, crowdfunding fans. I just wanted to let you know that your weekly crowdfunded project list is on hiatus until November 6 due to a previously scheduled trip that I'm currently on. On November 6 I'll be back with another list of Kickstarter,...

GT Advanced Technologies reaches settlement agreement with Apple

Thu, 2014-10-23 12:00
GT Advanced Technologies announced today that it reached a settlement agreement with Apple. Under the agreement, GT Advanced will wind down sapphire production at their Mesa, Arizona facility and will completely exit the sapphire production...

Tim Cook says Apple plans to open 25 new retail stores in China within 2 years

Thu, 2014-10-23 11:00
Tim Cook was in China recently where the Apple CEO took a stroll through Foxconn to check out the iPhone manufacturing process up close and personal. And oh yes, there was that small matter of meeting with Chinese authorities over alleged...

Confirmed: Christian Bale to play Steve Jobs in Aaron Sorkin penned biopic

Thu, 2014-10-23 10:00
It's confirmed, folks. Academy Award winning actor Christian Bale will be taking on the role of Steve Jobs in the upcoming Aaron Sorkin penned biopic on the Apple co-founder. Bloomberg confirmed the news early on Thursday, with Sorkin himself noting...

iFixit teardown of iPad Air 2 reveals 2GB of RAM, smaller battery

Thu, 2014-10-23 09:00
As soon as Apple's iPad Air 2 started landing in retail stores on Wednesday, the teardown experts at iFixit got a hold of Apple's newest tablet to examine its internal hardware. According to iFixit, the Air 2 sets a new bar for thinness with a 6.1mm...

Rumor Roundup: More questionable reports

Thu, 2014-10-23 08:00
Microsoft's pulse-tracking smartwatch rumored to land in time for holidays ahead of Apple Watch (9to5 Mac) Source: "People familiar with the matter" Chance it's true: Oh, it's too good not to be true. So here's the question: will this rumored...

HealthTap launches a live medical advice service that uses your iOS device

Thu, 2014-10-23 07:00
HealthTap+ today announced the launch of HealthTap Concierge, its pay-as-you-go medical consulting service. This is an addition to the current HealthTap services that can be delivered over the web to a computer or your iOS device. HealthTap...

Follow MLB, NFL, and NBA rumors with Trade Rumors app

Thu, 2014-10-23 06:30
For a large number of fans, what happens to their favorite teams off the fields and courts is just as important as the action that takes place in the games. Now with a single app users can follow all the latest rumors about trades, cuts, waivers,...

Apple launches Maps Connect to let businesses add details to their Maps listing

Wed, 2014-10-22 17:00
Apple Maps has experienced some growing pains over the years, but with time the app has become a useful GPS solution. Of course there's always room for improvement, which is why Apple has launched Maps Connect. Maps Connect is a new service for small...