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6,000 iPhones will upgrade United Airlines’ customer service

The iPad has helped airlines replace the outdated paper flight manuals pilots used to lug around. Now Apple’s first phablet is ready to help revolutionize the way United Airlines provides customer service. United Airlines revealed today that it plans to distribute over 6,000 iPhone 6 Plus units to customer service representatives at its hubs across […]

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Apple voted top brand in the United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates hasn’t even gotten its first Apple Store yet, but that hasn’t stopped Apple from ranking no. 1 in a list of the “Top 10 Most Intimate Brands in the UAE.” In doing so, it didn’t just beat tech rival brands like Samsung and Google, but also auto-makers Lexus and Mercedes, chain coffee […]

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United Airlines gives Newark terminal $120 million iPad makeover

Newark International Airport is renounced for its habitually tardy flights, but in an effort to woo (and distract) flyers, United Airlines announced today that it’s planning to give its main terminal an iPad makeover. The airline is investing $ 120 million… Read more ›

Obama openly lusts after iPhone 6 at United Nations

President Obama, sadly, does not have an iPhone 6. But he totally wants one, leading him to openly lust after Apple’s newest handset in a meeting Tuesday at the United Nations. According to a report by The New York Times,… Read more ›

Apple brings iTunes Pass to the United States for storing money in Passbook

After launching first in Japan on July 15th, Apple has brought its iTunes Pass functionality to the United States. The feature allows you to store iTunes Store credit on a digital gift card in Passbook that can reloaded by an… Read more ›

Apple Sells One Out Of Every 10 Smartphones In The United States

Who sells the most iPhones of them all? It’s not a carrier or a third party: it’s Apple itself. In fact, the Cupertino company sells 25% of all American iPhone sales, combined. Even more staggering, though, is that Apple sells… Read more ›     

Move Over, Foxconn! Apple Is Building Some Of Its New iMacs In The United States

Not all of Apple’s new iMacs are being assembled by Foxconn.

When you open up a new Apple gadget — whether it be a new MacBook Pro or an iPhone 5 — the packaging will almost always tell you it’s been “designed by Apple in California” and “assembled in China.” But Apple’s new iMacs are an exception to that, because some of the all-in-ones are being assembled in the good old United States  [Read More…]

United Airlines Hands Out 11,000 iPads To Its Fleet Of Pilots

Delta was the first U.S. airline to deploy the iPad, with 22 devices replacing weighty flight bags for a number of its pilots. Now United Airlines is also taking Apple’s device to the skies, but with a slightly larger roll-out that will see 11,000 of the tablets handed out to all United and Continental pilots. Just like those used by Delta, United Airlines’ iPads will replace 40-pound flight bags, that typically include  [Read More…]