In the bewildering position of deciding whether to renew your contract for an iPhone 5? If you are set on upgrading now, we have the best deal yet for those willing to sign a new two-year contract (which is required at any subsidized price). Join us after the break for
Hot on the heels of news that a “low-budget” iPhone is on the way comes astounding news that the iPhone 5 is now available to everyone, regardless of whether they sign a contract. Indeed, Walmart has made the newest iPhone model available to its customers through its Straight Talk banner.
In an article posted by Insanely Great Mac, Walmart has publicly issued a statement regarding the available of the new iPad, which was announced last Wednesday by Apple and began its preorders that same day. If you missed the opportunity to get your hands on the highly improved iPad 2 predecessor, thankfully your local Walmart will have a few.
Apple’s revised app store restrictions have not been popular with third party developers, publishers and other companies. Many have been figuring out new ways to deliver their content on iOS devices while avoiding giving Apple a cut of their profits. On Wednesday, both Amazon and Walmart launched web-based services that
In a report released annually by the National Retail Federation, Apple ranks 21st in a list of the top 100 retailers based on US sales. The company’s retail and iTunes sales were combined giving Apple a total of $18 billion in sales. According to the list, Apple’s sales rose 32.3%
Okay, we know that you would need a reason to go to Walmart for an iPhone 4 purchase. Prior to today, it would be easy to come up with tons of reasons to go elsewhere to a more tech-savvy store (wait, it still is). Does a 26% discount entice you?
Have your chairs, food, drinks, and other necessary supplies ready for the night of March 10. Judging by how well the first-generation iPad sold, iPad 2 will have all the trimmings of a hot device launch day, including long lines. Your wait in line will be significantly shorter if you
Apple today released iTunes 9.1 which brings several changes and enhancements, including support for syncing the iPad. In anticipation of the iBookstore, the "Audiobooks" section of iTunes has been renamed to "Books" and now allows users to manage both audio books and eBooks.
However, in addition to the other features mentioned below, some users are reporting that iTunes 9.1 seems to have broken sync on some jailbroken devices. Initially it had appeared that my jailbroken iPhone 3GS was affected, although rebooting my computer re-enabled sync. If you experience issues with syncing your iPhone or iPod touch after applying the update, restarting your computer should fix the problem.
Apple has just released iPhone OS 3.1.3 Software Update, which includes a number of bug fixes and security patches for all iPhone and iPod touch models. The new version appears to be a very minor update, as the previous software version was 3.1.2. However, the update is recommended for all users (except those who jailbreak), as it includes the following fixes:
- Improves accuracy of reported battery level on iPhone 3GS
- Resolves issue where third-party apps would not launch in some instances
- Fixes bug that may cause an app to crash when using the Japanese Kana keyboard
As usual, the update can be downloaded and applied in iTunes by clicking the "Check for Update" button under the iPhone Summary tab.
On Thursday, Apple released iTunes 9.0.2, the latest version of its media player and software hub for devices such as the iPhone and iPod touch. The new version, a 92.8 megabyte download, adds support for Apple TV software version 3.0, adds an option for a dark background for Grid View, and improves support for accessibility.