Tag Archive: Summer


Apple “Pushing Hard” For Summer iRadio Launch [Rumor]

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Apple has been rumored to release a Spotify-like music streaming service for quite some time, but complicated licensing negations with the record labels have kept the product at bay. Multiple reports from this year alone have suggested that Apple is finally starting to gain momentum; it seems clear that some kind of ‘iRadio’ is in the pipeline.

Previous speculation has said that Apple wants to release its upcoming music service sometime  [Read More…]

PopCap Announces Plants Vs. Zombies 2 Will Launch This Summer

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Given the success of the original Plants vs. Zombies game, which first landed on iOS almost three years ago, I’m surprised we don’t already have a sequel. But there is one on the way. PopCap has announced that Plants vs. Zombies 2 will be launching early this summer.

That’s the good news. The bad news is, we don’t know much about it. You see, PopCap, which is now owned by EA,  [Read More…]

BioShock Infinite Coming To Mac This Summer

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You’re not in Rapture anymore.

Good news for BioShock fans: the latest installment of the hit game will be available on the Mac this summer. Aspyr Media has confirmed that BioShock Infinite will be hitting OS X in a couple of months. A specific release date has not been given at this time. The PC and console version will ship on March 26th.

Indebted to the wrong people, with  [Read More…]

Apple’s $330 ‘iPhone Mini’ Could Launch As Early As This Summer [Analyst]

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Apple could launch its $ 330 “iPhone mini” as early as this summer to boost the company’s smartphone sales in China, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty. It’s expected the low-cost device could provide Apple with an additional 20% of the smartphone market, adding to the 10% it has already claimed with the iPhone 5. And with smartphone prices now beginning to stabilize in China, now would be an ideal  [Read More…]

EE’s 4G Coverage To Reach 55% Of The U.K. This Summer As It Adds 27 New Towns

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EE has today announced plans to rollout its 4G LTE network to another 27 towns in the United Kingdom by June 2013, expanding its 4G coverage to 55% of the U.K. population. The carrier is currently the only network to offer a 4G service in the U.K., but its latest announcements comes as rivals begin making preparations for their own 4G services.

Between April and June, EE is planning to bring 4G to Aldershot,  [Read More…]

Hex Brings Summer Early, Launches Nautically-Styled ‘Cabana’ MacBook Bags and Sleeves

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Back when I lived in SoCal, I was fixated with the coast. The sand, the surf, the sailboats. In fact, I often sailed out of Oxnard, a sleepy seaside burb just north of Los Angeles, which also happens to hide Mac-friendly bag-maker Hex.

Makes sense, then, that they’d launch the nautically themed Cabana collection, a heavily striped gathering of MacBook carriers and cases, and even an iPhone case. And nothing  [Read More…]

iPhone 5S Coming This Summer With Upgraded Camera, Future iPad Code Names Revealed [Report]

We're beginning to move out of analysts' predictions and into actual intel about Apple's 2013 pipeline.

More intel on Apple’s 2013 iPhone and iPad plans.

This morning we told you about how the iPad 5 will look a lot like an iPad mini with a 10-inch Retina display. iLounge’s report also said that Apple is preparing the rumored less-expensive iPhone to sell in China at a significantly cheaper price.

Now iLounge has  [Read More…]

The iPhone 5S, Fifth-Gen iPad Could Debut Next Summer, 2013 [Rumor]

Right now, if Apple sticks with a yearly product release cycle, all of Cupertino’s major products are scheduled to debut next year in October. The iPhone 5S. The iPad mini 2. The iPad 5. New iPod Touch. New iMacs. New MacBooks. All released right before Christmas.

It’s hard to believe that Apple would actually release all of their new products in October next year, though. It not only makes for a  [Read More…]

U.K. Retailer PC World Slashes Up To 1,100 Off Macs In Mega Summer Sale [Deals]

Those are cheap Macs.

U.K. retailer PC World has made some incredible reductions to Apple’s last-generation Macs, with prices starting at just 379 (about $ 670) for a refurbished Mac mini. It also has MacBook Airs starting at 499 (about $ 790), and MacBook Pros starting at 649 (about $ 1,028) that’s 350 (about $ 554) off the original price tag.

If you’re on the lookout for a 17-inch MacBook Pro   [Read More…]

How to Watch the 2012 Summer Olympics Live On Your iOS Device

NBC recently announced that it will be streaming all 302 medal events from the 2012 Summer Olympics in London to U.S. viewers via an iPhone and iPad app. The events will be streamed real time for everyone to watch, with a planned 3,500 hours of event coverage being streamed to both desktop and mobile viewers. That makes this years Olympics coverage the most internet-friendly in history. The one catch to the whole ordeal is that  [Read More…]