2011 December 27

Reports suggest Apple retail had a great Christmas

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We’ve already heard that the iPhone and iOS had a record day this Christmas weekend, and here’s even more stats proving that’s the case. First up, the latest data from Flurry Analytics points out that both iOS and Android saw not only record activations over the holiday weekend, with as many as 6.8 million new devices connecting up to their respective app stores for the first time.

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TUAW Best of 2011: Vote for the best iPad accessory

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The nominations are in, and the poll is ready to go! The TUAW Best of 2011 awards are all about you — the readers — and what you think is the cream of the crop of Apple or third-party products and software. To vote, select one entry from the top nominations made by readers. We’ll be announcing the winner in just a few days.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Mac apps for students

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Welcome to TUAW’s 2011 Holiday Gift Guide ! We’re here to help you choose the best gifts this holiday season, and once you’ve received your gifts we’ll tell you what apps and accessories we think are best for your new Apple gear. Stay tuned every weekday from now until the end of the year for our picks and helpful guides and check our Gift Guide hub to see our guides as they become available

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Daily iPhone App: SkySafari

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SkySafari from Southern Stars is an app for the astronomy enthusiast with an iPhone. It’s the perfect companion for a new telescope owner, who can use the app to help locate celestial bodies in the sky, or the casual observer who wants to know the name of that bright star cluster overhead. It’s also useful for the seasoned astronomer who wants a pocket reference that’s chock full of information

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