Tag Archive: Surprise


iPad Pro’s sneaky surprise: A USB 3.0-capable Lightning port

Sure, the hot new iPad Pro is big, beautiful, and plenty capable, but it’s also apparently future-proof. Apple snuck in a USB 3.0-capable Lightning port into the bottom of your favorite massive tablet without telling anyone. iFixit originally found the unexpected feature when it did its usual teardown of the new Apple device. When they […]

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iPad Pro’s sneaky surprise: A USB 3.0-capable Lightning port

Sure, the hot new iPad Pro is big, beautiful, and plenty capable, but it’s also apparently future-proof. Apple snuck in a USB 3.0-capable Lightning port into the bottom of your favorite massive tablet without telling anyone. iFixit originally found the unexpected feature when it did its usual teardown of the new Apple device. When they […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Surprise! $80 iPad lacks key features (like, all of them)

Do you know the difference between a tablet and a tile? If so, then there’s a good chance that you wouldn’t be the target of a scammer in Victorville, California, who this week duped an unsuspecting woman out of $ 80 by selling her what she thought to be an iPad mini 3. In the worst […]

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Tim Cook gets mobbed during surprise NYC appearance

Tim Cook made a surprise appearance today at the Fifth Ave Apple Store in NYC ahead of his appearance on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert tomorrow night. During his visit, Cook mingled with the customers, took selfies, and photobombed Eddy Cue before getting swarmed by a mob of fans anxious to get a close-up […]

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Some iPhone jailbreakers are in for a nasty surprise

More than a quarter-million Apple users from 18 different countries had accounts stolen after they made themselves vulnerable by jailbreaking their devices, researchers announced today. The theft represents the largest known theft of Apple accounts caused by malware, according to Palo Alto Networks, adding further caution to Apple users to avoid installing programs not meant […]

Surprise! Siri’s hints about Apple event aren’t that helpful

Apple just confirmed its big iPhone 6s event will take place September 9, and while the art on the invite didn’t offer any clues, Apple did give us one tip: Try asking Siri for hint. Tim Cook’s not about to let his digital assistant leak details of the big event, but we decided to give […]

Surprise! Rich people still aren’t buying Android phones

Are you rich? Do you live in one of the world’s richest countries? If you answered “yes” to both of these questions, guess what: you probably don’t have an Android phone. A new report reveals that Android market share worldwide is…

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Google gets a surprise in search for Loch Ness Monster

If anyone can find the Loch Ness Monster, it’s Google; nothing can escape its sophisticated Street View cameras. When the search giant visited the Scottish loch to celebrate the 81st anniversary of the legend of Loch Ness with the help…

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Tim Cook’s ‘surprise’ call shakes up Mad Money

Who knew that Tim Cook was a Mad Money fan? The Apple CEO surprised CNBC’s Jim Cramer by calling in today to congratulate the show host on his 10th anniversary of being on air. The two men discussed ResearchKit, dealing…

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Apple could surprise us with 12-inch MacBook Air next week

The Apple Watch is expected to be the main attraction at next week’s “Spring Forward” event, but according to a new report, the long-rumored 12-inch Retina MacBook Air could make a surprise appearance at the Yerba Buena Center for the…

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