Tag Archive: Cuts

iPhone’s new kill switch cuts thefts dramatically

Smartphones have been linked to rising crime in New York and San Francisco thanks to its allure among thieves, and according to a new FCC report, that’s just going to get worse as 10% of all robberies now involve the theft… Read more ›

The five largest banks in the U.S. have reportedly struck a special deal with Apple for its upcoming mobile payment platform. According to Bank Innovation, Apple has managed to negotiate a lower transaction fee with American Express, JP Morgan Chase,… Read more ›

Apple cuts online refund times in half

Apple is making it quicker than ever to return unwanted iPhones and other gadgets purchased online with a new policy that gives customers refunds twice as fast. In an effort to boost direct sales from its website, Apple has decided… Read more ›

Apple has told iPhone suppliers in China to cut iPhone 5c orders for the fourth quarter following lower than expected demand for the device, The Wall Street Journal reports. Foxconn has been asked to cut orders by one-third, while Pegatron will reduce…

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iCloud-storageToday’s the day you’ll probably have to start paying for iCloud storage, folks — if you’re a former MobileMe subscriber, anyway. After giving us 25GB of iCloud storage absolutely free for two years, Apple has now ended the offer and dropped all non-paying iCloud users down to the basic 5GB plan. If you need more […]

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Boson XThe endless runner genre might be in a bit of a rut. You run, run some more, kick that thing, avoid that other thing, jump over that third thing … it’s all getting a little predictable. Boson X by Mu & Heyo Category: iOS Games Works With: iPhone, iPad Price: $2.59 Luckily, we have games […]

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spekulantyVimpelCom, owner of Beeline, Russia’s third-biggest mobile carrier, has cut its ties with Apple and decided it will no longer offer the iPhone. The company reportedly feels Apple’s conditions are too “harsh,” and so it has inked a deal with its biggest rival instead. VimpelCom isn’t the first Russian carrier to walk away from the […]

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aviiq-portable-laptop-stand  I’ve long been a big fan of Aviiq‘s laptop stands — so much so that I almost never use my MBP without a stand under it. Why? It props the MacBook up at an angle better suited to typing, raises the screen close to eye-level and allow for better cooling by allowing for airflow […]

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Over the last few weeks, T-Mobile has stolen a lot of the prepaid carriers’ thunder with its new “Uncarrier” plans. But Cricket Wireless is eager to make sure no one forgets about it.

Starting today, Cricket Wireless is cutting the price of its iPhone plans to help it compete against the likes of T-Mobile and AT&T. The new family bundle plan offered by Cricket includes two smartphone plans for $ 40 each  [Read More…]

Retina iPad Price Cuts Hint At Upcoming iPad 5 Release


Whenever third-party retailers start selling an Apple device at a discounted price, it’s usually a good indication that the next product iteration is on the near horizon. While this isn’t always the case, it’s a historic trend that points towards something new from Apple.

Based on recent price cuts from big retailers and the rumor mill, it looks like the iPad will be getting a refresh soon.

Fortune notes that, “On Wednesday, Wal-Mart,  [Read More…]