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TuneIn Radio Pro gets unexpected price hike

  If you haven’t already paid to upgrade to TuneIn Radio Pro, then chances are you won’t be doing so anytime soon. The popular internet radio app just got a massive price increase from $ 3.99 to $ 9.99 for no apparent reason,…Read more ›

15-inch Retina MacBook Pro looks set to get a speed hike

We may be on the verge of receiving a refreshed 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro line, according to a leaked pricing chart apparently from Apple’s Chongqing, China store. The chart shows three different configurations of the MacBook. The first of these…Read more ›

Samsung Backs Apple Into A Corner With 20% Price Hike On All Mobile Processors [Report]

Samsung currently supplies all of Apple’s mobile processors.

Samsung has dealt Apple a nasty blow by increasing the price of its mobile processors — the ones built into every iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch — by 20%. According to a person familiar with negotiations between the two companies, Apple initially disapproved the price hike, but was forced to accept it with no replacement supplier available.

“Samsung Electronics recently asked  [Read More…]

Publishers Hike iBook Prices to Prop Up Dying Print

Have you noticed the prices of iBooks increasing? Its not a mystery that publishers now view electronic versions of their hardcover editions as a way to save money. Turns out publishers are adopting Apples agency pricing model, a move making cheap iBooks on your iPad or iPhone as rare as dime store novels. Six publishers have agreed to the new pricing, according to the Wall Street Journal. If e-book prices land  [Read More…]