Spotify Finally Coming to the U.S. Now Accepting Signups

Spotify United States Launch Invite Signup

Spotify is finally coming to the United States and has already started accpeting signups for invites in the US. Visitors in the U.S. are now redirected to a signup page where you can enter an email address to be one of the first to receive an invite. The Sweden-based streaming music service allows users to listen to any music that the … Read More

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Verizon to Discount Apple iPhone 4 to $150?

Verizon iPhone 4 Discount

A screenshot from VzBuzz revealed that Verizon may be discounting the 2 year iPhone 4 contract price to $150, down from $200. According to the leaked image, the 16 GB iPhone 4 will be reduced to $150, a 25% discount off its current $199 price tag. The screenshot was reportedly taken from Verizon’s TestMan website. Testman is a website that … Read More

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iPhone 5 to be ‘Thinner and Lighter’ Available Third Quarter?

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that Apple might be preparing for a “Thinner and Lighter” iPhone, rumored to be called iPhone 5 / 4S. The next gen iPhone is believed to be pegged for a third quarter launch and the company will have a production target of 25 million devices at the time of release. Apple’s sales estimates of … Read More

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Google+ App for iPhone and iPad Coming Soon to Apple’s App Store

Touch Reviews GooglePlus

Google employee Erica Joy recently revealed that Google has officially submitted the Google+ application to Apple’s App Store and is awaiting approval. Joy also went on to mention that the app will be available for both, iPhone and iPad. For my iPhone using friends: the Google+ iPhone app has been submitted to the App Store (no not today, sometime prior … Read More

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Booting Mac OS X Lion GM Seed Reveals ‘Scrolling in Lion’, No Welcome Video

Mac OS X Lion Welcome Video Scrolling

Apple on Friday released ‘Mac OS X Lion’ GM seed to developers and a new boot screen has been revealed which features “Scrolling in Lion” that explains new gestures for Apple’s Magic Trackpad and Magic Mouse. After the initial setup the software no longer plays the Welcome video which used to play on Leopard and Snow Leopard upon installation. Taking … Read More

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Teardown of Apple’s Thunderbolt Cable Reveals New Details

Apple Thunderbolt Cable Firmware

A teardown of Apple’s Thunderbolt cable from iFixIt revealed why Apple placed a hefty pricetag of $50 on the cable. Usually, Apple’s cables range anywhere from $19 to $29 and are on the cheaper end of price, but the latest creation, the Thunderbolt cable is much more than meets the eye. A report published by  Arstechnica, noted that the Thunderbolt cable … Read More

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Apple’s App Store Unofficially Hits 100,000 iPad Apps

Apple App Store ipad Apps

A new report published earlier today by MacStories revealed that the App Store has unofficially hit over 100,000 iPad compatible apps. This large number of apps comes less than 2 years after the release of the hugely popular tablet computer. Apple has experienced high sales figures for the iPad since it’s release in April 2010 and now it has hit … Read More

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Google’s Swiffy makes Flash files HTML5 friendly

Google Swiffy Convert Flash to HTML5

Google recently introduced Swiffy, a service that converts .SWF Flash files into HTML5 compatible with devices like the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Swiffy is part of the Google Labs suite of services that has the potential to become a major part of Google’s media integration in its desktop and Android OS. Google’s Swiffy website offers a gallery of videos … Read More

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Apple Releases New ‘Thunderbolt cable’, $1500 RAID Systems

Apple Thunderbolt Cable

Apple on Tuesday released a Thunderbolt cable for faster data transfers and the latest addition to Apple’s online store will cost you $49. The Thunderbolt cable measures 2 meters and supports the next-generation data port found on Apple’s latest iMacs and MacBook Pros. The cable can also be used in a Target Disk Mode between two Macs or to make a … Read More

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Apple Issuing Refunds for ‘Final Cut Pro X’

final cut pro x Mac App Refund

Apple has begun issuing refunds on it’s Final Cut Pro X software bundle which is currently available in the Mac App Store according to EOSHD.com. Coming close on the heels of reports about the company offering 7 days trial in the Taiwan App Store, Apple is beginning to issue refunds to dissatisfied customers for Final Cut Pro X through the … Read More

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Apple Offering 7-Day Refund Policy in Taiwan App Store

Apple App Store Refund Policy

Over the past week, a number of reports have arisen regarding Taiwan’s policy on returns. The Taiwanese government has been putting pressure on Apple and Google to modify their app sales policies to comply with a law requiring a one-week return and refund window on all purchases. A recent report from WantChinaTimes goes on to say that Apple has chosen … Read More

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‘MacBook Air’ Stocks Run Low Ahead of Refresh?

MacBook Air Best Buy

BestBuy.com has stopped shipping ‘Macbook Air’ to customers in anticipation of a refresh. The web is abuzz with news of potential refreshes to the Macbook Air line and what would be introduced in the latest iteration of Apple’s popular computer. 9to5Mac speculates that Best Buy is limiting sales of Macbook Air in order to bring the computers to retail stores … Read More

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‘iOS 5 Beta 2′ Now Available for Developers to Download

iOS 5 Beta 2

Apple on Friday released iOS 5 Beta 2 for developers, as discovered by ItsAllTech . The latest beta release brings WiFi sync to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. WiFi Sync was one of the features toted at Apple’s WWDC event, and allows iOS 5 users to sync their devices to their iTunes libraries without a computer. WiFi Sync is automatically … Read More

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Apple (AAPL) Plans New Retail Store in El Paso

Apple Retail Store El Paso

ifoAppleStore recently reported that Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is planning to open a new retail store in El Paso, Texas, roughly two miles from the border of Mexico. The store is planned to be built on the ground floor of the local Cielo Vista Mall, which makes up about 16% of retail sales in El Paso. Nearby, in another location in … Read More

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Apple Enhances Mac App Store for OS X Lion with 10.6.8 Update

Mac OS X Snow Leopard Last Update

Earlier in the week, it was rumored that Apple was prepping to release a new Mac OS X build to the public. Apple on Thursday followed through and released Mac OS X 10.6.8 which helped patch a number of issues and minor improvements in the OS. This is expected to be the last build released for Snow Leopard before the … Read More

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