The holiday season is now officially in full force, which means many readers are hitting the open road to visit loved ones or just take a break from their daily routines. Apple's built-in Maps have had a rocky history thus far, but our Friday Morning Report has details on how the company might improve that situation, as well as big expansion plans into India. Find out what they've got in store for the future with just a click!
Perhaps feeling the heat after seeing the markup feature now included with OS X Yosemite, Evernote-owned Skitch debuted version 3.2 of its own free markup app for iOS last week. Featuring a top-to-bottom redesign, the app is said to make the entire process much easier than before, with additional helpful settings for Evernote users and new social PDF sharing. Curious what else happened over the weekend while you were spending time with Dad? Read on to find out more...
GameStop, the popular video game retailer and reseller, is apparently getting into the Mac business in a big way. And not just for games; as the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports (via MacRumors), the company's looking to expand the operations of "Simply Mac" stores across the United States to provide Apple products to (increasingly few) locations that still don't have access to an Apple retail store.
Don't feel like you already have enough potential places to buy an iPad? Presumably just in time to start selling new models in October, Apple has now added Staples to the official list of authorized resellers for its tablet.
If you live in the U.S. and are sad about the state of the Mac Pro, just imagine how it must feel for those living in Europe, where the computer will be discontinued next month -- but it may only be a temporary move.
Could Apple's $1.05 billion victory over Samsung last week be causing Android users to jump ship? That appears to be the case for at least one reseller who has noted a 50 percent increase in customers dumping their Android smartphones since the verdict.
Almost since the debut of the original iPhone in 2007, entrepreneurs have been making quick money by scarfing up as much of Apple’s coveted devices as possible and shipping them back to where they came from: China, where they sell for nearly double -- but those gold rush days may be over with the new iPad.