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NO WAY: Ex-BlackBerry CEO’s bold prediction might actually be coming true

Was former BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins actually right about tablets? While we laughed at Heins' prediction last year that tablets would be dead in just a few years, there's now some evidence to suggest that he might have been onto something. In an interview with Re/code, … [Read Entire Article]

The MOST HILARIOUS thing you’ll see today: Stephen Colbert reviews the Kardashian game

Kim Kardashian: Hollywood is the name of a mobile game that took app stores by storm earlier this year, despite the fact that it doesn't really bring any actual value to gamers who may be on the constant lookout for new releases for their smartphones and tablets. What the … [Read Entire Article]

A $20 VALUE — 8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are TOTALLY FREE right now!

We're halfway home, and what better way to celebrate hump day than with a whole bunch of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free? Today, we have eight great paid apps for you to check out, and they're worth a combined $20. If you act fast, however, each … [Read Entire Article]

Nokia’s innovative Android launcher gets a huge update and opens up to new users

We called Nokia's first Android app "wonderfully simple and shockingly innovative" when we gave the world its first look at the sleek Z Launcher app back in June, but the app was only available as a limited pre-beta at the time and Nokia quickly filled all available slots. … [Read Entire Article]

A $20 VALUE — 8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are TOTALLY FREE right now!

We're halfway home, and what better way to celebrate hump day than with a whole bunch of nifty paid iPhone and iPad apps that are on sale for free? … [Read Entire Article]

Nokia’s innovative Android launcher gets a huge update and opens up to new users

We called Nokia's first Android app "wonderfully simple and shockingly innovative" when we gave the world its first look at the sleek Z Launcher app … [Read Entire Article]

Reviews

Thrifty, Yet Nifty

The Nokia Lumia 635 is among the first wave of handsets to launch with the latest update of Windows Phone 8.1 software out of the box. At only $130 or … [Read Entire Article]

Augmented Retaility

With the Fire Phone, everything around you exists to be bought on Amazon. The phone deconstructs and decentralizes the entire concept of a store. It's … [Read Entire Article]

Home Theater Systems

The Future of 3D Animation

Next Generation of Home Theater Systems: Bring 3D Home

Watching films in 3-D is clearly the future of the film industry, as it gives the viewer a new, immersive media experience when watching a movie that could never be attained through the classic two-dimensional experience. This has created a whole new market for movie theaters, where 3-D is meant to be seen with high-end [...]

Gaming

Neverwinter coming to Xbox One in 2015

Neverwinter will launch for Xbox One in the first half of 2015, publisher Perfect World Entertainment announced. The Xbox One version will feature “the same fast-paced combat and epic … [Read Entire Article]

Square Enix announces Gamescom 2014 lineup

Square Enix has announced its Gamescom lineup. The publisher is bringing the following titles to Cologne next month: Consoles and PC Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn (PS4, PS3, PC) – Now … [Read Entire Article]

Cell Phones

Here’s what the phone unlocking bill means, and how it affects our future

Getting Democrats and Republicans to pass an act of Congress is the exception more than the … [Read Entire Article]

LG Heart Rate Monitor Earphone review: good fitness gadget, poor earphones

Heart rate monitors are no longer the exclusive domain of fitness gadgets. The last 12 months … [Read Entire Article]

Playstation

New on Music Unlimited and Video Unlimited

Featured Releases Now Available, Week of 7/29/14: Check out what’s new on Sony Entertainment … [Read Entire Article]

PlayStation Store Update

Pre-Orders (PS4) Diablo III: Reaper of Souls – Ultimate Evil Edition ($59.99) Pre-order … [Read Entire Article]

Ratchet & Clank Collection launches on PS Vita today in North America

Hey guys! We’re excited to share that your favorite lombax and robot duo arrives on … [Read Entire Article]

Destiny of Spirits Celebrates 500,000 Downloads with Discounts and Special Events

Salutations Spirit Masters! Destiny of Spirits has reached over 500,000 downloads worldwide! To … [Read Entire Article]

Science & SciFi

The Lifespan Of All Of Doctor Who’s Doctors, By Screentime

I admit, when I first saw this graph I was hoping someone … [Read Entire Article]

12 Monkeys, Once Upon a Time, and Arrow Cast Some Familiar Names!

Zachary Quinto talks the state of Star Trek, Peter Capaldi … [Read Entire Article]

Apple

This app will send your photos to 50 people you’ve never met

I couldn't be less interested in the phrase "photo messaging app." There are a million, and … [Read Entire Article]

YouTube Find: The ridiculous lengths people will go to just to destroy an iPhone

Ever look at a 100-ton train and wonder what would happen if your iPhone happened to be on the … [Read Entire Article]

The plight of the Indie iOS developer: Is the App Store broken or is much ado about nothing?

Instapaper and Overcast developer Marco Arment recently penned a blogpost arguing that Apple … [Read Entire Article]

The TUAW Daily Update Podcast for July 29, 2014

It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get … [Read Entire Article]