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On The Cheap: You May Want To Skip Walmart And Best Buy’s iPhone Sales

Apple’s colorful 5c has been something of an object of derision by serious tech users, but the sales have certainly been impressive. Look down your nose all you want, but Apple has moved a ton of units. One reason is likely the fact that retailers have been aggressive with pricing, something atypical for iPhones. Recently, […]

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Devs Get Fired Up As Apple Announces OSX 10.10 Yosemite

Today was Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference, aka WWDC and CEO Tim Cook took to the stage to give a heck of a Keynote. Along the way he introduced the newest version of Mac OS, code-named Yosemite. First, let’s touch on a statistic Apple threw out: the majority of Mac users are using 10.9, Mavericks. […]

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Eating My Words On Office For iPad

Source: Reuters.com

Despite my dismissal of Office for iPad as “too little, too late“, users appear to be flocking to the new app. The Seattle Times reports twelve million downloads in the mere seven days since launch. Sure, just because someone downloaded an app doesn’t mean said app is being used. It also doesn’t mean even those […]

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iPad 2 Finally Gets Discontinued As 8 GB iPhone 5C Debuts

Source: Apple.com

Considering that the iPad 2 first came out in 2011, it’s a bit wild to think that it’s just now getting taken off of Apple’s virtual shelves. Three years is an impressive shelf live for a device, especially when there’s an annual update. Apple has replaced the A5 powered, dock connector-sporting old school tablet by […]

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Apple Announcements Recap: New Hardware, Software Updates, And The Latest OS

Whenever there’s an Apple event, there’s a feeling of tons of information being thrown at you all at once. Let’s try to get through it together. While not the first thing mentioned, Mac OS 10.9 aka¬†Mavericks¬†is absolutely one of the most important. Mavericks is designed to be a more dynamic OS, freeing up systems resources […]

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Quiet Refresh Brings Apple iMac Updates

Earlier this week, Apple announced a refresh of the 21″ and 27″ iMac. While not an unexpected update to the product line, Apple released it with little fanfare, surprising many of the Mac faithful who awaited official announcements of new Mac systems in October. The update breaks down in the following ways: The popular all-in-one […]

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On The Cheap: Walmart Rolls Back Prices On iPhone 5S And 5C

If you’re sick of hearing talk about the new iPhones, click away from here now. For those who are interested, Walmart will sell the Apple products at a discount from day one. The high-end 5s has a $10 savings at $189, and the 5c has a slightly more palatable $79 price tag. The retail giant […]

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A New iPhone? Let The Kvetching Commence

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At 1 PM EDT on September 10th, Apple unleashed a new iPhone (okay, two). By 4 PM EDT I had to abandon my social network feeds to get away from people hurumphing about said iPhones. This has become as much of a pattern as Apple’s annual releases. Which is amusing, because the people whining are […]

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Goodbye, iPhone 5; Helloooooo, iPhone 5C And 5S

The rumored iPhone 5C and 5S are real, folks. The 6 was a total false flag. Slightly more unexpected was the keeping in place of the iPhone 4S as the free option while the 5 was retired outright. While the 5 was, according to Apple, the most rapidly adopted iPhone, it’s clearly too high-end of […]

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5C Or Not 5C, That May Be The Question

Apple has some big announcements coming up in a little under an hour, and everyone has been trying to guess what the consumer electronics giant has up its sleeves.   Of late, Apple has disappointed as it’s seems to be content to continue improving and refining existing technology. The most recent innovation has been the […]

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