Although Apple hasn't officially announced a date yet, reliable sources have now confirmed Oct. 22 as the date for the company's next media event. At minimum, we'll probably see new iPads and a release date for OS X Mavericks, although speculation is already running rampant that the new cylindrical Mac Pro could begin winging its way to stores later this month as well. So while you're waiting, be sure to check out our Tuesday recap and get caught up with what else is making news this week...
The mobile wallet is becoming one of the holy grails for any company even remotely tied to smartphone payments, and Thursday saw PayPal step into the fray in a big way with a completely updated version 5.0 of its iOS and Android app. Will eBay's e-commerce service be able to knock Google Wallet and Isis aside and capture the crown? Read on to find out more and then try it for yourself.
It must be tough to be a public figure in any line of work, with the media constantly waiting to pounce on every word you speak. Such is the case with Dell CEO Michael Dell, who once famously suggested that Apple had no hope of recovery and should simply close its doors and return money to the shareholders. Read on to find out why that statement is so ironic nearly 16 years later...
A sixth-generation iPhone isn't the only thing many people are looking forward to this fall -- it's an election year, and that means political fever is at an all-time high! If you can't enough of the rallies and following the daily ups and downs of your favorite Presidential candidate, hit the App Store and help Rock the Vote with a free app that pits Obama against Romney in a light-hearted cartoon game -- then be sure to register to vote right from inside the app when you're done! Curious to know more? Then read on and find out all the news for this Wednesday, August 22, 2012.
Laugh if you want, but we love Jamba Juice. We also happen to rather like PayPal, which makes it easy to spend the money we make selling our old junk on eBay that would be otherwise cluttering the house. So it would seem that being able to buy our Peach Pleasure or Strawberries Forever smoothies at Jamba Juice with our PayPal account would be a match made in heaven -- assuming there was one near us, which there is sadly not. But for those who do, enjoy! We hate you. (Just kidding!) Here’s what else is happening for this Thursday, May 24, 2012.
On Thursday, two Google executives were the central focus of the company’s new Google Wallet initiative -- and are now at the center of a PayPal lawsuit over breaching contracts and misappropriating trade secrets from their former employer.
If you’ve often wished you could deposit checks easily into your PayPal account, the company finally answered your prayers on Tuesday night with an update to their iPhone app which now allows check capture and deposit.
It could be nothing, but it certainly might be something: If you make your iTunes applications and media purchases with a credit card or a PayPal account, you'd do well to take a moment and read this story and take a few precautions to ensure your financial well-being.
A number of of users who utilize their credit card or Paypal to purchase goods from the iTunes Store have reported massive unauthorized purchases of software, music and videos using their iTunes Store account. Reports of the amounts taken from the various users differ, with some seeing purchases in the hundreds of dollars, to thousands. One unfortunate individual reported that his entire bank account was drained via PayPal in the name of someone else getting their entertainment and productivity on.