Tag Archive: Exchange

See Currency Exchange Rates in Stocks App on iPhone

The iPhone Stocks app and Stocks Notification Center widget typically is used to follow markets, ETFs, mutual funds, or individual equities, but with the proper syntax you can add just about any globally traded currency to watch as well. Adding currency to the Stocks app should be particularly nice for users who travel often, or … Read More

Get Exchange Rates & Convert Currency with Spotlight in OS X

The Mac has long had currency conversion tools available through Calculator app and Dashboard with the Converter widget, but the latest versions of OS X have an even faster option available with Spotlight, which can provide current exchange rates and conversions on the fly. You will need to be running at least OS X 10.10 … Read More

Microsoft wants employees to resign in exchange for free phones

Microsoft is hoping to appease Chinese workers who are unhappy about its massive layoff plans by offering them a free smartphone. Up to 300 employees can claim a free device every day, but only if they agree to resign. Microsoft recently announced plans to…Read more ›

Apple’s new exchange program targets faulty European iPhone adapters

Apple has launched an exchange program in 36 countries for certain models of its 5W European USB power adapter, saying that there is a risk that they might overheat and pose a safety risk. Identified as Model A1300, the affected…Read more ›

Why you shouldn’t buy a new iPhone for a stranger in exchange for cash

In the underground world of iPhone trafficking, someone has to take the fall. Unfortunately, it appears to be the homeless and others in desperate need of some quick cash. 9News in Denver, Colorado has shone light on how traffickers who…Read more ›

Apple Is Thinking About Launching An Ad Exchange [Rumor]


Despite launching iAd in 2010, Apple’s foothold in the mobile advertising business hasn’t really taken off yet. Tim Cook even addressed Apple’s advertising strategies during his interview at the All Things D tech conference this week, and stated advertising isn’t core to Apple’s business.

Apple’s enthusiasm for mobile advertising might start picking up soon though if today’s latest rumor turns out to be true. According to Business Insider, Apple is planning to launch  [Read More…]

Apple: iOS 6.1 Exchange Bug Will Be Patched, Here’s A Temporary Fix


Apple has confirmed that a bug affecting Microsoft Exchange accounts in iOS 6.1 will be fixed in an upcoming software update. In the meantime, the Cupertino company has provided a temporary fix, which will prevent the excessive communication with Exchange servers that users have been experiencing.

With all the beta testing Apple does with iOS updates, it’s amazing that bugs like this manage to go public. But at least Apple  [Read More…]

[EXCLUSIVE] Exchange Your iPhone 3GS or iPhone 4 for the iPhone 4S

We just got word from one of our folks at AT&T they’ll be extending their 30 day exchange period for iPhone 3G[S] and iPhone 4 owners. The text sent internally is quoted below. The gist is: if you purchased either device between Sept 4 and Sept 13 of 2011, you can keep it until the device is released next Friday (the 14th) and exchange it for a full refund towards the purchase price of the  [Read More…]