Good Google, bad Apple — EU reports back on in-app purchase reform

July 18th, 2014 4 Comments »

At the end of last year the European Commission, along with European national authorities, told Google and Apple that they needed to sort out issues around in-app purchases – particularly as they relate to children who may unwittingly rack up huge bills for their parents to pay.
On Friday the Commission reported back on the progress [...]

Apple.ca Refurbs: 11-Inch MacBook Airs for $699 Back in Stock

July 14th, 2014 10 Comments »

Earlier this year Apple refreshed their MacBook Air lineup with faster processors and subsequently lowered the price of refurbished MacBook Airs to start at $699. At the time, the 11-inch units at $699 sold out quickly, but they were restocked today.

This 11.6-inch MacBook Air first launched in June 2012 and comes with a 1.7GHz dual-core [...]

Apple launches back to school promotion for Mac, iDevice purchases

July 1st, 2014 No Comments »

Apple has launched its Back to School Promotion as the school year shopping season kicks-off. Students who purchase Mac models (except the Mac mini) are eligible to receive a $100 gift card,
while iPad and iPhone buyers are entitled to a $50 gift card.
Continue reading Apple launches back to school promotion for Mac, iDevice [...]

Apple Launches 2014 Back to School Promo, Canada Sees Apple Store Gift Card Increase

July 1st, 2014 10 Comments »

As reported yesterday, Apple has kicked off its annual Back to School promo; offering extra credit to eligible customers who buy a Mac, iPad or iPhone for university. This means Apple will give Canadian customers who qualify a $110 Apple Store gift card when buying a Mac, or a $55 gift card if opting for [...]

Apple Launches 2014 Back to School Promo, Canada Sees iTunes Card Increase

July 1st, 2014 10 Comments »

As reported yesterday, Apple has kicked off its annual Back to School promo; offering extra credit to eligible customers who buy a Mac, iPad or iPhone for university. This means Apple will give Canadian customers who qualify a $110 Apple Store gift card when buying a Mac, or a $55 gift card if opting for [...]

Alleged 4.7-inch iPhone 6 Back Appears on Video with iPhone 6 Dummies [WATCH]

June 26th, 2014 10 Comments »

Mac Otakara has published a video today showing what it claims to be the back of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6. Alongside the alleged rear shell, we can also see two iPhone 6 dummies, compared to a gold iPhone 5s.

The video reinforces earlier photos of the iPhone 6, but what’s noteworthy in this leak is the [...]

Opera is back on Linux

June 23rd, 2014 No Comments »

The Opera browser is available for Linux again, albeit just in the developer stream for now.
The Norwegian browser maker used to have something for Linux until around the time, in early 2013, that it abandoned its own framework and rendering engine in favor of Chromium and WebKit. Pre-revamp version 12.x was the last with Linux [...]

Apple’s 2014 Back to School Promo Said to Start in Late June

June 16th, 2014 10 Comments »

If you’re a student about to buy a new Mac, iPad or iPhone, you might want to hold off as Apple’s annual Back to School promo is set to start in late June, according to sources speaking with 9to5mac:
Apple could be planning to launch its annual Back to School sales promotion within the next two [...]

How to get your Mac back on track — and keep it working — while on the road

June 15th, 2014 No Comments »

Attentive readers may have noticed that this has been a particularly bad year for me and tech. It has really seemed like every week, some piece of my daily tech gear has decided to smack me in the face. After a few months of this — including doing the iOS and OS X Yosemite beta [...]

‘This Is My Next’ is Back, Names iPhone 5s the Best Smartphone

June 11th, 2014 10 Comments »

The Verge has finally brought its popular ‘This Is My Next’ buying guide and review website in the form of a vertical within their main website, beginning with “The best smartphone you can buy” guide, and without much surprise, the winner is Apple’s iPhone 5s. The iPhone 5s gets a Verge Score of 8.8 sitting at #1 spot, followed [...]

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