Tag Archive: Halts


Apple halts Russian sales due to ruble’s ‘extreme’ fluctuations

Apple fans in Russia can no longer buy new iPhones or Macs, reports Bloomberg. The company has stopped all sales in the country due to ‘extreme’ Ruble fluctuations. All Apple products were pulled temporarily from the online store in Russia this…Read more ›

Nest Halts Sales of ‘Protect’ Smoke Alarm Over Safety Concerns

Like Nests’s futuristic thermostat, its iPhone-controlled smoke/carbon monoxide detector looked like the perfect replacement for the antiquated systems used in most homes today. It turns out that the Nest Protect was a little too good to be true. Since the…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Halts iPhone Sales in Beijing, Shanghai In Wake of Chinese Near-Riot

Apple, a veteran of long lines ahead of iPhone launches in the U.S., has temporarily halted retail sales of the iPhone 4S in China. The tech giant announced Friday it has stopped in-person sales in Beijing and Shanghai for the time being in the wake of a near-riot by angry scalpers. Unfortunately, we were unable to open our store at Sanlitun due to the large crowd, and to ensure the  [Read More…]

Another One Bites the Dust: Intel Halts Development of Meego OS [Report]

With the news that HP is seriouslyreevaluatingthe longevity of the webOS platform, it looks like another mobile OS has fallen by the wayside. After beinglargelyabandoned by Nokia for Microsofts Windows Phone OS, Intel has announced a temporary halt on development of Meego. The company will reportedly focus on hardwaredevelopmentfor either the Windows Phone OS or Android. DigiTimes reports that Meegodevelopmenthad been halted due to a lack of enthusiasm for the platform  [Read More…]

Best Buy Officially Halts iPad 2 Sales, Denies Bad Apple Relationship

Click the image to open in full size. Last night, we reported that Apple is apparently angry at Best Buy for an iPad 2 sales stunt pulled by company personnel. A Best Buy employee claims that the store was intentionally hoarding reserves and holding off on selling the supply it had in stock. According to rampant speculation, Apple had got upset and effectively turned off iPad 2 supplies to the retail giant, "blacklisting" Best  [Read More…]