Tag Archive: Free


Apple’s historic launch of U2′s new album Songs of Innocence to 500 million iTunes users hasn’t exactly been well-received. After less than 1 percent of iTunes users downloaded the freebie album on the first day, Apple shoved it down users’… Read more ›

Apple had to give users a tool to permanently remove U2′s freebie album from their iTunes account, but according to Eddie Cue the album is a colossal hit and has been ‘experienced’ by 33 million iTunes account holders since its… Read more ›

Got a visual design project you’re working on but balking at paying high prices for royalty free stock photography, vector images, and videos? If so, the folks at Cult of Mac Deals have you covered. Right now you can get… Read more ›

If your iPhone 5 battery suddenly shuts itself off, experiences shorter battery life than expected, or needs to be charged seemingly constantly, it may be a result of a battery issue that impacts some iPhone 5 devices, and Apple will now fix the issue for free. Titled the “iPhone 5 Battery Replacement Program“, the included … Read More

Don’t you hate it when you’re skydiving and lose your iPhone during a free fall? OK so probably none of us can say that has happened to them, but this hilarious picture captures the exact moment of such an event occurring at some-odd thousand feet above Earth. In the picture, a skydiver named Patrick has … Read More

Researchers in the U.K. have developed a cellphone that is charged by ambient sound, eliminating the need for a charger. Filled with energy-harvesting “nanogenerators,†the device uses a principal called the piezoelectric effect to turn the sound vibrations in the atmosphere around it… Read more ›

  If you’ve been looking for an excuse to treat yourself to a new Apple TV, the folks at Cupertino are making sweeting the deal for the next six weeks by including a free $ 25 gift card with all Apple… Read more ›

An exhibit full of tortoises with iPads glued to their shells. Is this the next evolutionary stage of the family testudinidae? Hardly. It’s an art exhibit in Colorado’s Aspen Art Museum that has animal activists hopping mad. Slated to run… Read more ›

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 ›

From time to time, Apple will offer free out-of-warranty repair services for devices and hardware that are determined to be dysfunctional or defective. For example, many users experienced the failure of their iPhone 5 lock / power button, and Apple later determined that some of the devices manufactured were susceptive to power button failure, thus … Read More