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Galactic Strongholds Expansion Coming to Star Wars: The Old Republic

The MMO game Star Wars: The Old Republic has been around for a long item now. The game started with lots of players and fanfare, but fizzled out …

Gear & Gadgets

Sony Xperia M2 Available To Pre-order In The UK

The Sony Xperia M2 was announced at Mobile World Congress last month, the handset is now available to pre-order in the UK.<p>UK retailer Unlocked …

Phones

castAR's vision of immersive gaming gets closer to final production

Five months ago, Technical Illusions gained over a million dollars in funding thanks to a highly successful Kickstarter campaign for castAR, a projected augmented reality project that company founders Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson brought over from Valve when they were laid off almost two years …

Apple may improve your iPhone's battery life by understanding your habits

Battery-saving software on a phone tends to have all the subtlety of a sledgehammer -- it either waits until you're low on power to do anything, or limits functionality at all times. Apple may eventually take a smarter approach, if a newly published patent application is any indication. The …

GarageBand on Mac now lets you export songs as MP3s... again

As meaningful as GarageBand's mobile life is to Apple, the tune-making app is still considered a valuable piece of real estate on the desktop. However, last year GarageBand for Mac lost MP3 exporting as a feature, something which unsettled some of its users. The good news: today's release brings …

Medium's new iPhone app helps you read (but not write) long articles

We can't say we know all that many people who routinely digest articles posted through Medium's social publishing platform. However, the readership is bound to go up now that the service has released an iPhone app. The mobile client is more of a story curation tool than anything else. It …

Due 1.10 for iPad Brings A Gorgeous iOS 7 Visual Refresh

There are many task managers out there, but there’s only one Due app. This is the app that I rely upon on a daily basis to pester me, incessantly, until I get a particular task done. When one of my alerts goes off, Due will bother me every single minute — with a banner alert, vibration, and audible …

The Winston Show: An Interactive TV Show and App Created Exclusively for the iPad

The New York Times’ Molly Wood has a great article up on an iPad exclusive app called <b>The Winston Show</b> – which she describes as <i>the interactive future of tablet-based television</i>.<p>The Winston Show is an example of the innovative new content types that are possible when a TV is also a hand-held …

DGiT Daily - DGiT

Facebook data breach may have included private Messenger chats<p>Derrek Leigh20 hours ago<p>The fire just keeps growing.<p>Uber steps into bike sharing with …

Tweetbot For Mac Gets Gloriously Large Image Thumbnails

Tweetbot for Mac has been updated with large image/video thumbnails to match the recent update to its iOS counterpart. The thumbnail option can be turned off entirely in the display settings, but I’m not sure why you would want to do that because they look great.<p>The app also supports three finger …

App Store

Apple Seeds OS X Mavericks 10.9.3 Beta 3 To Developers

Apple is releasing new Mavericks betas like clockwork with the last three coming one week apart from each other. Developers can now download the latest Mavericks update, OS X 10.9.3 beta 3 from the Mac Dev Center or via Software Update.<p>The first OS X 10.9.3 beta added support for a full range of …

OS X

Twitter Now Lets You Search For Anyone’s First Tweet

What was your first Tweet? Now you can find out with a cool new tool from Twitter that shows you the first public Tweet of any user. My opus is above, and not as embarrassing as I’d expected.<p>To use the tool, just follow the link and tap in a user name. That’s it, so without further ado, let’s …

Phil Schiller

Memory Diag Shows You Which Apps Are Eating Up Your RAM

OS X: There are a lot of methods for keeping an eye on your memory, but Memory Diag aggregates all the information you want to know that lives in …