Tag Archive: Offer


Czech Carrier Won’t Offer iPhone 4S Due To Apple’s Terms

Telefonica Czech Republic has rejected sales of the iPhone 4S and other versions of Apple�s smartphone due to a dispute over reported business terms. Two other carriers will offer the new handset instead, which has sold at a record pace since a mid-October introduction.

Although a report by Hospodarske Noviny contained only sketchy details from a Telefonica spokesman, Apple is rumored to demand the carrier subsidize the iPhone�s selling price by  [Read More…]

Forbes Dropbox Profile Divulges Details of Jobs’ and Apple’s Acquisition Offer

Rumors surfaced last month that Dropbox balked at an $800 million acquisition offer from Apple. A new profile of the company in the upcoming issue of Forbes confirms the deal, and a lot more.

The Forbes cover story details Dropbox founders Drew Houston and Arash Ferdowsi�s personal meetings with Jobs, the first of which occurred in December of 2009 at Job�s Cupertino office.

I?mean, Steve friggin� Jobs,� remembers Houston, now 28. �How do you even prepare for that?� When  [Read More…]

Best Buy to Offer Full iPhone 4S Family

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Electronics retail giant Best Buy is throwing its weight behind the iPhone 4S, offering the entire family of Apple handsets, along with deals on previous versions, starting Friday, Oct. 14. All three memory configurations: 16GB, 32GB and 64GB along with black and white models will be available.

Along with the iPhone 4S at $ 199, $ 299 and $ 399, depending on memory, Best Buy will  [Read More…]

Bill Gates & Sergey Brin Offer Their Condolences On The Passing of Steve Jobs

Bill Gates offers his condolences:

I�m truly saddened to learn of Steve Jobs� death. Melinda and I extend our sincere condolences to his family and friends, and to everyone Steve has touched through his work.

Steve and I first met nearly 30 years ago, and have been colleagues, competitors and friends over the course of more than half our lives.

The world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact  [Read More…]

Apple’s New iPhone to Offer 16GB, 32GB & 64GB Storage Capacities [Report]

For the first time ever since its launch, Apple�s next iPhone could be available with up to 64GB of storage � double that currently available from the iPhone 4 � according to a reliable source.

�Mr. X,� a source for 9to5 Mac who has previously been very reliable, reveals that in addition to the 16GB and 32GB options already available to iPhone customers, the fifth-generation device will also be available with 64GB  [Read More…]

Sprint Will Offer The iPhone 5 Will Truly Unlimited Data In Mid-October [Report]

When Sprint gets the iPhone 5 next month, expect it to differentiate itself from Verizon and AT&T with a truly unlimited data plan. Better? Unlimited data might not just be a bait-and-switch tactic to get new customers, quickly phased out in favor of 2GB data plans, but a permanent incentive to sign up with Sprint.

 

Bloomberg reports:

Sprint, the third-largest U.S. wireless carrier, plans to begin  [Read More…]

NY Times, Newsday Offer Free Access to Storm-Related News

For those in the NYC area, staying on top of Hurricane Irene-related developments on an iDevice just became a little easier as the two major NYC newspapers, the New York Times and Long Island�s Newsday, have dropped their paywalls for Irene-related news.

In the case of the NYT, it means readers without subscriptions will still be able to access content tweeted from the NYT�s new @NYTLive Twitter feed, an ephemeral feed  [Read More…]

Sprint to Offer the iPhone 5 this October [Rumor]

According to The Wall Street Journal, Sprint will offer Apple�s iPhone come this October. Currently, the iPhone is only available on AT&T and Verizon. An AT&T/T-Mobile merger is currently in the process of being approved by the FCC, so that leaves Sprint as the lonely, iPhone-less kid in the corner.

According to a new report, Sprint will soon be able to share in Apple�s �magical� smartphone when the iPhone 5 is launched  [Read More…]

Sony Denies Its PlayStation Network Servers Ran Outdated Software, Plans To Offer Bounty For Hackers

With Sony�s�PlayStation�Network still down following a string of�hacking attacks by a still unknown group, the�accusations and questions have been flying in all directions. Who exactly at behind the attack, why did they do it, and perhaps more importantly, how did they manage it?

After claims by security expert Gene Spafford that the hacks were made possible by Sony�s running outdated�software on its servers, the Japanese outfit was quick to jump on the defensive. Sony�s Patrick  [Read More…]

Sony To Bring PSN Back Online This Week, Will Offer Subscriber Freebees As Compensation

Sony today let us all in on the latest information regarding the state of its PlayStation Network, as well as announcing that it will be offering a selection of freebies to help smooth over relations with its customer base.

Over a week since Sony took PSN offline due to hackers gaining access to the personal data of its users, Sony today said that they hope to have the service back  [Read More…]