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Apple Now Accepting Red Cross Donations For Typhoon Haiyan Victims Through iTunes

Typhoon Haiyan has devestated the Phillipines, and Apple is trying to do something about it: following the perfect storm’s landfall, Apple is now accepting donations to the Red Cross via iTunes. Although hardly unique — Apple has been known to…Read more ›

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AT&T Says It Will Wave Overage Charges For Victims Of The Oklahoma Tornado

AT&T_logoAfter Oklahoma City was ravaged by a tornado yesterday where 91 souls lost their lives, AT&T has announced that it will be waving all voice, data, and text overage charges for victims of the tornado. The tornado system was reported to be one mile wide as it ripped through parts of Oklahoma City Monday afternoon […]

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This Man Pickpockets iPhones From His Victims… Using Chopsticks! [Image]

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In the 1984 rite-of-passage classic The Karate Kid, Daniel LaRusso is taught agility and patience by his sensei, Keisuke Miyagi, by catching flies with chopsticks.

What kind of agility do you think it would take, then, to steal an iPhone using chopsticks? From a passing bicyclist, no less?

The Chinese gentleman above apparently pulled off the incredible feat in downtown Zhengzhou. A journalist happened to snap  [Read More…]

Facebook Scam Has Already Claimed 21,000 Victims by Exploiting Steve Jobs Death

Scammers have already taken to Facebook to exploit the death of Steve Jobs. PandaLabs has detected a malicious link on Facebook that was making the roundsearlierand claiming victims. The page was called R.I.P. Steve Jobs and a link on the page claimed that 50 free iPads were being given away in memory of Steve Jobs. This was obviously a scam, but it seems that over 21,000 Facebook users have already been  [Read More…]

Apple Offering Free iDevice and Mac Repairs to Quake Victims

Click the image to open in full size. Apple is offering victims of the devastating Japanese earthquake earlier this year free repairs on their Apple products affected by the disaster. Note, this program only applies to Apple Stores in Japan. Although I’m sure if an individual were to have relocated to the United States or another country with an Apple product broken because of their time spent in Japan during the quake, accommodations could  [Read More…]

Apple Taking Donations via iTunes to Help Earthquake Victims in Japan

Click the image to open in full size.  Apple has begun taking donations through iTunes, to help the victims of the devastating 8.9 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami that hit Japan on Friday. 100% of the donations will go directly to the American Red Cross and Apple is waiving its usual 30% fee. Apple is accepting donations through the iTunes store in various denominations ranging from $ 5-$ 200. Unfortunately, you can’t use iTunes store  [Read More…]